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Larry Legend: Nance has career game as Cavs beat Pistons

As Larry Nance Sr. waited in the hallway following the best game of his son's career, the former All-Star was approached by a young Cavaliers fan.

"I'm not Larry Nance Sr.," he said, reaching down to shake hands with the youngster. "I'm Larry Nance Jr.'s father."

And a proud papa. His kid put on quite a show.

Nance posted career highs with 22 points and 15 rebounds in his first start for Cleveland, and the Cavaliers closed a disappointing five-game homestand on a positive note with a 112-90 win Monday night over the Detroit Pistons, who haven't won on the road in nearly two months.

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