With Randle given a day of rest as he continues his recovery from a broken leg, Nance filled in admirably, putting up eight points and five rebounds in addition to three steals and two blocks during the Lakers' 68-60 summer league victory over Philadelphia.
The 27th overall pick had six first-quarter points, including a tip dunk off a
Nance's hustle was arguably the difference maker for the Lakers. He was aggressive grabbing rebounds and also provided consistent help on defense. At one point in the second half, he slid over from the weakside in time to swat a Jahlil Okafor layup attempt off the backboard, which energized the Lakers bench.
The "Larry" chants returned twice more in the fourth quarter, which Nance acknowledged after the Lakers beat the 76ers, 68-60.