The Los Angeles Lakers have been a very bad defensive team so far this season, ranking last in the league in defensive efficiency for the majority of the year. But before tonight, they had at least made opponents score on them themeselves. Larry Nance, Jr. decided to skip that step tonight, cut to the chase, and just put the ball in the Lakers' basket himself:
Larry is clearly just in a giving mood around the holidays, making him easily the most athletic Santa Claus impersonator in history.
Nance, Jr. was able to laugh about his error after the game, asking for a free pass to get out of appearing on this week's "Shaqtin a Fool":
Sorry @SHAQ this happened to be in my stocking today.. Maybe I should take up volleyball as a hobby pic.twitter.com/PojtWm4c2R— Larry Nance Jr (@Larrydn22) December 26, 2015