2-time All-Star forward who was selected first overall in 1991, went on to win the 1992 NBA Rookie of the Year award and spent his NBA career with the Charlotte Hornets and New York Knicks.
He played at Odessa College in Texas, where he became the first player to win a National Junior College Athletic Association Player of the Year award for each year played.
He caused some controversy during the 1999 NBA finals when he characterized the Knicks as 'rebellious slaves'.
His wife Celeste has given birth to three children, Larry Demetric Jr., Lance, and Lasani.
He and Charles Barkley both appeared in the movie Space Jam.