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Nance Earns NBA Call-Up From Cavaliers

By Cleveland Charge Staff /January 18, 2024

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed forward Pete Nance to a 10-day contract, Cavaliers President of Basketball Operations Koby Altman announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Nance is the first Charge NBA Call-Up of the 2023-24 season.

Nance (6-11, 230) has appeared in 22 games (17 starts) this season for the Cleveland Charge, the Cavaliers’ exclusively owned and operated NBA G League affiliate, averaging 13.3 points, 7.6 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.36 blocks in 30.7 minutes. He posted the first Charge triple double in over two years on January 10 at Indiana, finishing with 27 points, a career-high 12 assists and 10 rebounds in 40 minutes.  

He went undrafted after one season at University of North Carolina (2022-23) and four seasons at Northwestern University (2018-22), averaging 9.7 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 25.3 minutes in 137 games (104 starts) during his collegiate career. Last season at UNC, the Akron-born native started all 30 games and averaged 10.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.13 blocks in 30.0 minutes, while leading the team in blocks (34), finishing second in free throw percentage (.816) and ranking third in three-pointers made (32). Nance was also a member of the recent Cavaliers 2023 Summer League Championship team, appearing in all six games, averaging 7.2 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 20.4 minutes.

Nance will wear number 8 for the Cavaliers which was last worn by Lamar Stevens.