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Lakers Highlights: Larry Nance, Jr. blocks Lavoy Allen, might be the new face of the Lakers franchise

Larry did something athletic again...

With Kobe Bryant announcing he will retire at the end of the 2015-16 NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers are officially accepting applications for the future face of the franchise. Larry Nance, Jr. would like to submit his application:

In all seriousness, while Nance, Jr. does not project to be the Lakers' best player at any point, if he keeps protecting the basket like this it will continue to be harder to keep him off the floor. The Lakers front office may have just nailed a pick that was almost universally panned on draft night.