LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/11/16-- Is Larry Nance, Jr. or Julius Randle a better fit with the Lakers moving forward?
The Los Angeles Lakers have certainly kicked off Las Vegas Summer League with a bang. The team is off to a 2-0 start to the tournament, with one easy victory over the New Orleans Pelicans followed by a nail-biter over the Philadelphia 76ers due to a game winning shot from D’Angelo Russell.
A major factor in the Lakers’ hot start in the desert has been the play of second-year power forward Larry Nance, Jr. The uber-athletic four’s endless effort and activity have proven once again to be a perfect fit for summer league, and his strong play so far led us to ask the question: is he a better fit with the Lakers’ young core going forward than Julius Randle is?
Locked on Lakers hosts Anthony Irwin and Harrison Faigen are in Las Vegas for Summer League, and they could think of no better place to discuss this critical question than... a gondola at the Venetian? Take a listen: