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Lakers News: Larry Nance, Jr. low-key destroys T.J. Leaf while explaining why he's excited to play with Lonzo Ball

This might be his most vicious posterization yet.

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Larry Nance, Jr. is well-known by fans of the Los Angeles Lakers and around the NBA for his incredible athleticism and dunking ability.

Over Nance's two years with the Lakers, however, the team has often lacked the playmakers to truly unleash his lob-slamming abilities.

With Lonzo Ball in the fold following the 2017 NBA Draft, that's all changed. Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson was visibly excited during Ball's introductory press conference at the prospect of Nance catching alley-oops from the incoming rookie floor general, and on the Hoopshype Podcast with Alex Kennedy, Nance revealed he's just as psyched (while kind of destroying poor, soon-to-be rookie T.J. Leaf in the process).

"If he was throwing lobs to TJ Leaf last year," Nance said, pausing after referencing Ball's college teammate "I can't wait to see what he does for me."

This was hilariously, accidentally savage, but I think everyone can forgive Larry for chomping at the bit to play with Ball. If he was posterizing his now-teammate Brook Lopez so viciously last season without Ball, seeing what he does with him is going to be a Vine-able treat.

Harrison Faigen is co-host of the Locked on Lakers podcast (subscribe here), and you can follow him on Twitter at @hmfaigen.

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