Larry Nance Jr.
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Larry Nance Jr. is expected to play on Wednesday against the Raptors.
Nance will return from a one-game absence due to right shoulder soreness. He said he tweaked his shoulder against the Warriors and then re-injured it against Memphis. Nance said the rest was well needed.
Larry Nance Jr. (shoulder) is considered questionable to play in Wednesday's game against the Toronto Raptors.
Nance is dealing with lingering soreness in his shoulder that caused him to miss Monday's game. He may also have to miss Wednesday's matchup, and he will likely be a game-time decision. The Pelicans have a lot of forwards on the injury report, so they could be thin against the Celtics if Nance doesn't play.
Larry Nance Jr. has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Thunder.
Nance is dealing with right shoulder soreness. Jaxson Hayes and Willy Hernangomez should play bigger roles off the bench for the Pelicans.
Larry Nance Jr. (shoulder) is considered questionable to play in Monday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Nance is dealing with soreness in his right shoulder that will jeopardize his availability for Monday. The exact severity of it is unknown, and the team is taking him day-to-day for the time being. Naji Marshall (illness) would be in line for more work if Nance is ruled out on Monday.
Larry Nance Jr. poured in 16 points (7-8 FG, 2-2 FT) while also grabbing eight rebounds, blocking two shots, recording three steals, and dishing out one assist in the Pelicans' 117-109 loss to the Celtics.
Nance Jr. has made the most of an increase in playing time with Zion Williamson sidelined, averaging 16.3 points in 26.3 minutes per game over his last four games. The 29-year-old has always flashed the ability to produce but has been unable to perform on a consistent basis to this point in his career. Nance Jr. is averaging a solid 5.9 rebounds and 10.3 points per game despite a less than optimal 14.7% usage rate so far this season.