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Saturday’s Summer League match-up between the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers pinned the number 2 pick, Lakers guard D’Angeleo Russell, and the 76ers’ center Jahlil Okafor, the 3rd pick who many had expected the Lakers to take. Both players but on a good show for the summer league audience who packed the Thomas and Mack center in Vegas to watch the match-up.
The Lakers used a 41 to 28 2nd half to pull away from the 76ers and take the game 68-61 to even up their summer league record to 1-1.
A few observations from the game: Continue reading A few observations from Lakers 68-61 win over 76ers
Kobe Bryant hashed things out with rookie Larry Nance Jr. some time after he was taken with the 27th pick on Thursday and Saturday night where he conducted an interview with ESPN. Continue reading Kobe Forgives then Welcomes Rookie Larry Nance Jr. to Team
The Los Angeles Lakers took Wyoming forward Larry Nance Jr. with the 27th pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. If the name sounds familiar to you it says one, you are over 30 years old and two, you remember Cavs high flying big man, Larry Nance, the NBA’s first slam dunk champion who is the father of the Lakers recent draftee. Continue reading Larry Nance Jr. Has Explaining to do after leaving up Offensive Tweet about Kobe