When Larry Sanders said he wanted to start a block party this season, he wasn't messing around.
After a four block performance Sunday in Brooklyn, Sanders is now the NBA's leader in blocked shots per game at 3.11, passing Oklahoma City's Serge Ibaka.
In his last six games, Sanders has 32 blocked shots (5.3 per game), the same number Milwaukee's opponents have blocked in those same six games.
Emerging in his third season out of VCU, Sanders is on pace to block well over 200 shots this season, something that's only been done by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Elmore Smith in team history.
What's scary is it appears that Sanders is starting to figure out how to be an elite shot blocker without committing fouls. Sure, fouls are going to happen when you are trying to swat shots, but Sanders was either fouling out or coming close to fouling out of every game.
During the six game stretch that Sanders is averaging 5.3 blocks per game, he's only averaging 2.8 fouls per game, a huge drop from his sea...