Larry Nance PF  #22

Born: Feb 12, 1959 (63 years old)

Birthplace/Hometown: Anderson, South Carolina

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-10 (208cm)     Weight: 205 (93kg)

Current NBA Status: Retired (Sep 27, 1994)

Draft Entry: 1981 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 20, Phoenix Suns

Pre-Draft Team: Clemson (Sr)

High School: McDuffie High School [Anderson, South Carolina]

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NBA

13 Years Of Service - All-NBA Defensive 1st, 3x All-Star, #22 retired by CLE

NBA Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1981-82 PHX 80 0 14.8 6.61 2.84 5.45 .521 0.00 0.01 .000 0.94 1.46 .641 1.19 2.01 3.20 1.02 0.53 0.89 1.30 2.11
1982-83 PHX 82 82 35.5 16.71 7.17 13.04 .550 0.01 0.04 .333 2.35 3.50 .672 2.91 5.74 8.66 2.40 1.21 2.65 2.32 3.10
1983-84 PHX 82 82 35.4 17.70 7.33 12.73 .576 0.00 0.09 .000 3.04 4.29 .707 2.77 5.50 8.27 2.61 1.05 2.12 2.16 3.34
1984-85 PHX 61 55 36.1 19.85 8.44 14.38 .587 0.02 0.03 .500 2.95 4.16 .709 3.20 5.59 8.79 2.61 1.44 1.70 2.23 3.03
1985-86 PHX 73 69 33.8 20.19 7.97 13.71 .581 0.00 0.11 .000 4.25 6.08 .698 2.32 6.15 8.47 3.29 0.96 1.78 2.88 3.38
1986-87 PHX 69 67 37.2 22.49 8.48 15.39 .551 0.01 0.07 .200 5.52 7.14 .773 2.72 5.96 8.68 3.38 1.25 2.14 2.16 3.23
1987-88 * All Teams 67 60 35.6 19.10 7.27 13.73 .529 0.03 0.09 .333 4.54 5.82 .779 2.88 6.18 9.06 3.09 0.94 2.37 2.31 3.61
1987-88 * PHX 40 34 36.9 21.07 8.18 15.40 .531 0.05 0.12 .400 4.67 6.22 .751 2.98 6.88 9.85 3.08 1.12 2.40 2.65 3.80
1987-88 * CLE 27 26 33.6 16.19 5.93 11.26 .526 0.00 0.04 .000 4.33 5.22 .830 2.74 5.15 7.89 3.11 0.67 2.33 1.81 3.33
1988-89 CLE 73 72 34.6 17.25 6.79 12.60 .539 0.00 0.05 .000 3.66 4.58 .799 2.14 5.82 7.96 2.18 0.78 2.82 1.60 2.55
1989-90 CLE 62 53 33.3 16.31 6.65 13.02 .511 0.02 0.02 1.000 3.00 3.85 .778 2.61 5.71 8.32 2.60 0.87 1.97 1.77 2.98
1990-91 CLE 80 78 36.6 19.21 7.94 15.14 .524 0.03 0.10 .250 3.31 4.12 .803 2.51 6.06 8.57 2.96 0.82 2.50 1.64 2.74
1991-92 CLE 81 81 35.6 16.98 6.86 12.74 .539 0.00 0.07 .000 3.25 3.95 .822 2.63 5.64 8.27 2.86 0.99 3.00 1.07 2.47
1992-93 CLE 77 77 35.8 16.47 6.92 12.61 .549 0.00 0.05 .000 2.62 3.21 .818 2.39 6.29 8.68 2.90 0.70 2.57 1.39 2.90
1993-94 CLE 33 19 27.5 11.21 4.64 9.52 .487 0.00 0.00 .000 1.94 2.58 .753 2.33 4.55 6.88 1.48 0.82 1.67 1.15 2.91
1996-97 CLE 1 0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 .000 0.00 0.00 .000 0.00 0.00 .000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
CAREER   920 795 33.3 17.05 6.92 12.68 .546 0.01 0.06 .145 3.19 4.23 .755 2.50 5.49 7.99 2.60 0.95 2.20 1.86 2.94

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NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1981-82 PHX 80 0 1,186 529 227 436 .521 0 1 .000 75 117 .641 95 161 256 82 42 71 104 169
1982-83 PHX 82 82 2,914 1,370 588 1,069 .550 1 3 .333 193 287 .672 239 471 710 197 99 217 190 254
1983-84 PHX 82 82 2,899 1,451 601 1,044 .576 0 7 .000 249 352 .707 227 451 678 214 86 174 177 274
1984-85 PHX 61 55 2,202 1,211 515 877 .587 1 2 .500 180 254 .709 195 341 536 159 88 104 136 185
1985-86 PHX 73 69 2,464 1,474 582 1,001 .581 0 8 .000 310 444 .698 169 449 618 240 70 130 210 247
1986-87 PHX 69 67 2,569 1,552 585 1,062 .551 1 5 .200 381 493 .773 188 411 599 233 86 148 149 223
1987-88 * All Teams 67 60 2,383 1,280 487 920 .529 2 6 .333 304 390 .779 193 414 607 207 63 159 155 242
1987-88 * PHX 40 34 1,477 843 327 616 .531 2 5 .400 187 249 .751 119 275 394 123 45 96 106 152
1987-88 * CLE 27 26 906 437 160 304 .526 0 1 .000 117 141 .830 74 139 213 84 18 63 49 90
1988-89 CLE 73 72 2,526 1,259 496 920 .539 0 4 .000 267 334 .799 156 425 581 159 57 206 117 186
1989-90 CLE 62 53 2,065 1,011 412 807 .511 1 1 1.000 186 239 .778 162 354 516 161 54 122 110 185
1990-91 CLE 80 78 2,925 1,537 635 1,211 .524 2 8 .250 265 330 .803 201 485 686 237 66 200 131 219
1991-92 CLE 81 81 2,880 1,375 556 1,032 .539 0 6 .000 263 320 .822 213 457 670 232 80 243 87 200
1992-93 CLE 77 77 2,753 1,268 533 971 .549 0 4 .000 202 247 .818 184 484 668 223 54 198 107 223
1993-94 CLE 33 19 909 370 153 314 .487 0 0 .000 64 85 .753 77 150 227 49 27 55 38 96
1996-97 CLE 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAREER   920 795 30,675 15,687 6,370 11,664 .546 8 55 .145 2,939 3,892 .755 2,299 5,053 7,352 2,393 872 2,027 1,711 2,703

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NBA Regular Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1981-82 PHX 80 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .088 0.79 0.40 0.27 44 36 .550 0.30 2.10 2.40
1982-83 PHX 82 82 20 0 0 0 0 0 .221 1.04 0.52 0.27 53 29 .646 4.80 5.60 10.50
1983-84 PHX 82 82 19 0 0 0 0 0 .222 1.21 0.49 0.34 41 41 .500 6.20 3.70 9.80
1984-85 PHX 61 55 19 0 2 0 0 0 .192 1.17 0.65 0.29 29 32 .475 4.70 3.20 7.90
1985-86 PHX 73 69 25 0 1 0 0 0 .262 1.14 0.33 0.44 29 44 .397 5.20 3.13 8.32
1986-87 PHX 69 67 27 0 0 2 0 0 .271 1.56 0.58 0.46 32 37 .464 7.26 3.08 10.35
1987-88 * All Teams 67 60 28 1 1 0 0 0 .246 1.34 0.41 0.42 25 42 .373 5.19 2.69 7.88
1987-88 * PHX 40 34 21 1 1 0 0 0 .260 1.16 0.42 0.40 11 29 .275 2.78 1.51 4.29
1987-88 * CLE 27 26 7 0 0 0 0 0 .224 1.71 0.37 0.46 14 13 .519 2.42 1.14 3.56
1988-89 CLE 73 72 17 0 0 0 0 0 .212 1.36 0.49 0.36 51 22 .699 5.68 4.42 10.09
1989-90 CLE 62 53 21 0 0 0 0 0 .232 1.46 0.49 0.30 35 27 .565 3.53 3.06 6.59
1990-91 CLE 80 78 26 0 0 0 0 0 .274 1.81 0.50 0.27 33 47 .413 6.00 3.71 9.71
1991-92 CLE 81 81 25 1 0 0 0 0 .233 2.67 0.92 0.31 57 24 .704 8.04 4.06 12.09
1992-93 CLE 77 77 27 0 0 0 0 0 .235 2.08 0.50 0.25 50 27 .649 6.19 4.40 10.59
1993-94 CLE 33 19 5 0 0 0 0 0 .157 1.29 0.71 0.27 21 12 .636 1.35 1.45 2.80
1996-97 CLE 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0 1 .000 - - -
CAREER   920 795 259 2 4 2 0 0 .220 1.40 0.51 0.33 500 420 .543 64.42 44.59 109.01

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NBA Regular Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1981-82 PHX 80 0 .543 .521 9.11 14.65 11.95 9.98 17.58 1.72 3.40 20.57 116.17 -4.22 1.21 100.6 101.2 14.75
1982-83 PHX 82 82 .573 .551 9.46 17.11 13.45 9.67 13.72 1.60 4.16 19.41 155.59 -2.04 1.28 110.5 97.8 18.77
1983-84 PHX 82 82 .605 .576 9.11 18.30 13.68 10.22 12.86 1.40 3.47 19.47 128.31 -1.18 1.39 117.5 105.7 19.45
1984-85 PHX 61 55 .612 .588 10.19 17.28 13.79 11.08 12.09 1.88 2.64 20.79 179.59 -1.36 1.38 117.0 104.4 20.56
1985-86 PHX 73 69 .616 .581 8.24 20.04 14.40 14.92 14.93 1.31 2.98 22.80 127.96 -1.97 1.47 114.7 105.6 20.50
1986-87 PHX 69 67 .607 .551 8.47 17.43 13.08 13.44 10.43 1.58 3.29 22.76 152.37 0.24 1.46 121.4 107.3 22.14
1987-88 * All Teams 67 60 .586 .530 9.53 19.76 14.73 12.98 12.43 1.30 3.88 22.13 164.22 -0.72 1.39 116.4 107.6 20.49
1987-88 * PHX 40 34 .581 .532 8.97 21.15 14.99 12.31 12.75 1.46 3.73 23.15 168.18 -1.61 1.37 113.6 108.5 20.51
1987-88 * CLE 27 26 .597 .526 10.49 17.49 14.20 14.01 11.81 1.00 4.12 20.23 135.61 0.81 1.44 121.6 106.5 20.37
1988-89 CLE 73 72 .590 .539 7.45 17.94 13.02 9.25 9.88 1.11 4.69 20.08 133.85 -0.45 1.37 119.0 102.1 19.97
1989-90 CLE 62 53 .554 .511 8.79 19.24 14.01 12.52 10.76 1.32 3.53 21.49 228.88 -0.13 1.25 113.6 104.9 18.99
1990-91 CLE 80 78 .567 .525 8.03 19.14 13.62 13.37 8.81 1.14 4.10 22.25 157.74 0.95 1.27 115.8 106.4 20.53
1991-92 CLE 81 81 .586 .539 8.57 17.02 12.96 11.98 6.91 1.41 4.88 19.13 136.06 2.39 1.33 125.0 105.5 21.29
1992-93 CLE 77 77 .587 .549 8.02 19.09 13.83 12.10 9.02 0.99 4.33 19.15 136.67 1.54 1.31 120.0 103.8 19.77
1993-94 CLE 33 19 .526 .487 9.71 18.59 14.19 8.51 9.76 1.55 3.98 19.16 124.02 -0.61 1.18 111.5 102.3 17.00
1996-97 CLE 1 0 .000 .000 - - - - - - - - 0.00 - 0.00 - 137.4 -
CAREER   920 795 .586 .546 8.73 18.19 13.59 11.70 11.34 1.38 3.83 20.72 144.67 -0.38 1.34 116.5 104.1 20.02

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NBA Transactions

Jun 9, 1981 - The Phoenix Suns selected Larry Nance in Round 1 with Pick 20 in the 1981 NBA Draft.
Sep 1, 1981 - Larry Nance signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns.
Dec 9, 1983 - Larry Nance signed a veteran extension with the Phoenix Suns.
Oct 29, 1985 - Larry Nance signed a veteran extension with the Phoenix Suns.
Feb 25, 1988 - Larry Nance was acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Phoenix Suns in a trade.
Aug 18, 1988 - Larry Nance signed a veteran extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Apr 26, 1991 - Larry Nance signed a veteran extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Jul 1, 1994 - Larry Nance, previously with the Cleveland Cavaliers, became a free agent.
Jul 25, 1994 - The Cleveland Cavaliers renounced their free-agent exception rights to Larry Nance.
Sep 27, 1994 - Larry Nance retired from professional basketball.

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NBA Awards & Honors

Player Of The Month - Dec. 1987
Player Of The Week - 2/20/1983, 11/04/1984, 12/22/1985, 12/20/1987, 2/02/1992
All-NBA Defensive First Team - 1989
All-NBA Defensive Second Team - 1992, 1993

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA Playoff Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1981-82 PHX 7 0 18.3 7.71 3.57 5.86 .610 0.00 0.00 .000 0.57 1.14 .500 1.86 2.71 4.57 1.00 1.43 1.57 1.71 2.14
1982-83 PHX 3 0 34.3 12.00 4.67 11.67 .400 0.00 0.00 .000 2.67 3.33 .800 3.33 5.00 8.33 1.00 1.00 2.00 2.00 4.00
1983-84 PHX 17 0 37.2 16.88 6.94 11.76 .590 0.00 0.00 .000 3.00 4.47 .671 3.00 5.71 8.71 2.35 0.94 2.00 1.82 3.47
1987-88 CLE 5 5 40.0 16.80 6.80 12.80 .531 0.00 0.00 .000 3.20 3.60 .889 2.00 5.20 7.20 3.60 0.40 2.20 2.80 2.60
1988-89 CLE 5 5 39.0 19.40 7.60 13.80 .551 0.00 0.00 .000 4.20 6.40 .656 3.20 4.60 7.80 3.20 0.60 2.40 1.80 2.40
1989-90 CLE 5 5 31.8 12.20 5.20 9.00 .578 0.00 0.00 .000 1.80 2.40 .750 0.80 4.00 4.80 2.40 0.60 2.00 0.80 4.00
1991-92 CLE 17 17 40.1 18.00 7.29 14.76 .494 0.00 0.06 .000 3.41 4.12 .829 2.65 6.59 9.24 2.53 0.82 2.71 1.53 3.29
1992-93 CLE 9 9 36.6 16.11 6.78 12.00 .565 0.00 0.00 .000 2.56 3.33 .767 3.89 4.33 8.22 2.33 0.89 1.56 0.67 3.67
CAREER   68 41 35.7 15.74 6.47 11.96 .541 0.00 0.01 .000 2.79 3.76 .742 2.71 5.16 7.87 2.35 0.87 2.12 1.59 3.24

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NBA Playoff Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1981-82 PHX 7 0 128 54 25 41 .610 0 0 .000 4 8 .500 13 19 32 7 10 11 12 15
1982-83 PHX 3 0 103 36 14 35 .400 0 0 .000 8 10 .800 10 15 25 3 3 6 6 12
1983-84 PHX 17 0 633 287 118 200 .590 0 0 .000 51 76 .671 51 97 148 40 16 34 31 59
1987-88 CLE 5 5 200 84 34 64 .531 0 0 .000 16 18 .889 10 26 36 18 2 11 14 13
1988-89 CLE 5 5 195 97 38 69 .551 0 0 .000 21 32 .656 16 23 39 16 3 12 9 12
1989-90 CLE 5 5 159 61 26 45 .578 0 0 .000 9 12 .750 4 20 24 12 3 10 4 20
1991-92 CLE 17 17 681 306 124 251 .494 0 1 .000 58 70 .829 45 112 157 43 14 46 26 56
1992-93 CLE 9 9 329 145 61 108 .565 0 0 .000 23 30 .767 35 39 74 21 8 14 6 33
CAREER   68 41 2,428 1,070 440 813 .541 0 1 .000 190 256 .742 184 351 535 160 59 144 108 220

NBA Playoff Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1981-82 PHX 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .099 0.58 0.83 0.20 2 5 .286 0.10 0.10 0.20
1982-83 PHX 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .124 0.50 0.50 0.29 1 2 .333 - 0.10 0.10
1983-84 PHX 17 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .214 1.29 0.52 0.38 9 8 .529 1.40 0.70 2.10
1987-88 CLE 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 1.29 0.14 0.28 2 3 .400 0.20 0.23 0.43
1988-89 CLE 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297 1.78 0.33 0.46 2 3 .400 0.45 0.30 0.74
1989-90 CLE 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .189 3.00 0.75 0.27 2 3 .400 0.29 0.16 0.45
1991-92 CLE 17 17 6 0 0 0 0 0 .255 1.65 0.54 0.28 9 8 .529 0.94 1.09 2.03
1992-93 CLE 9 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 .249 3.50 1.33 0.28 3 6 .333 1.15 0.37 1.52
CAREER   68 41 13 0 0 0 0 0 .217 1.48 0.55 0.31 30 38 .441 4.54 3.04 7.57

NBA Playoff Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1981-82 PHX 7 0 .606 .610 10.66 16.85 13.64 7.11 21.23 3.65 4.55 17.35 110.98 -5.60 1.32 103.9 106.1 18.36
1982-83 PHX 3 0 .457 .400 9.52 15.84 12.51 3.72 13.22 1.38 3.21 17.33 120.00 -3.94 1.03 96.1 106.4 11.76
1983-84 PHX 17 0 .615 .590 9.53 17.08 13.42 8.92 11.72 1.24 3.21 17.56 126.11 -0.71 1.44 121.3 108.5 18.84
1987-88 CLE 5 5 .584 .531 6.03 13.81 10.16 13.57 16.29 0.52 2.98 19.13 142.01 -1.07 1.31 110.5 110.4 16.32
1988-89 CLE 5 5 .584 .551 9.53 14.03 11.75 14.97 9.77 0.83 4.18 21.74 120.70 0.95 1.41 118.6 107.3 21.94
1989-90 CLE 5 5 .607 .578 3.30 13.30 8.84 11.20 7.37 0.96 3.98 15.71 132.78 2.63 1.36 121.6 110.5 15.90
1991-92 CLE 17 17 .543 .494 8.23 18.20 13.51 10.26 8.45 1.07 3.96 20.64 132.26 0.41 1.22 114.6 107.7 18.45
1992-93 CLE 9 9 .598 .565 12.98 14.72 13.84 11.08 4.72 1.33 2.82 18.00 133.15 2.65 1.34 130.8 108.5 21.72
CAREER   68 41 .578 .541 8.98 16.27 12.72 9.98 10.45 1.23 3.53 18.63 128.34 -0.06 1.32 117.5 108.4 18.85

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection - 1989, 1993
Western All-Star Coaches Selection - 1985
Slam Dunk Contest Participant - 1984, 1985
Slam Dunk Champion - 1984

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA All-Star Game Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1985 West 1 0 15 16 7 8 .875 0 0 .000 2 2 1.000 1 4 5 0 0 2 2 5
1989 East 1 0 17 10 5 9 .556 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 3 3 6 1 1 1 0 1
1993 East 1 0 12 7 3 4 .750 0 0 .000 1 2 .500 1 2 3 1 1 1 0 3
TOTAL   3 0 44 33 15 21 .714 0 0 .000 3 4 .750 5 9 14 2 2 4 2 9
AVERAGES   3 0 14.7 11.00 5.00 7.00 .714 0.00 0.00 .000 1.00 1.33 .750 1.67 3.00 4.67 0.67 0.67 1.33 0.67 3.00

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NCAA

College: Clemson (1981)

NCAA Season Stats - Per Game

Season School Class GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1977-78 Clemson Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1978-79 Clemson So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1979-80 Clemson Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1980-81 Clemson Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -