Posts Tagged By GREG BEACHAM

Lakers’ Nance was ‘terrified’ of Kobe’s response to tweet

From left, Los Angeles Lakers new draft picks, D'Angelo Russell, Anthony Brown and Larry Nance pose with their jerseys during a news conference, Monday, June 29, 2015, in El Segundo , Calif.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Larry Nance Jr. says he was “terrified” to speak to Kobe Bryant after the Los Angeles Lakers drafted him because of a tweet Nance sent out in 2012 criticizing Bryant.

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Russell ready to restore Lakers glory alongside Nance, Brown

From left, Los Angeles Lakers new draft picks, D'Angelo Russell, Anthony Brown and Larry Nance pose with their jerseys during a news conference, Monday, June 29, 2015, in El Segundo , Calif.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — D’Angelo Russell was the No. 2 pick in the NBA draft, and he chose the No. 1 jersey with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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LA Lakers select Wyoming’s Larry Nance Jr. with 27th pick

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers chose Larry Nance Jr. with the 27th overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night, only to learn the Wyoming forward sent out a critical tweet about Kobe Bryant three years ago.

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