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(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Basketball Writer Last season, Larry Sanders could barely get on the court for the Milwaukee Bucks. Not even a year later, he's considered a top candidate for an NBA award.
The Bucks have rolled out a campaign for him for the defensive player of the year and the most improved player awards. It's been a fast rise for a player who wasn't sure he belonged in the league after a rough start to his career.
Now he may be the key to Milwaukee putting up a fight against mighty Miami in the first round of the playoffs.
The next step Sanders is trying to take is getting better control of his emotions. He's been ejected five times this season and has been fined more than $100,000.
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It's all happened so fast for Larry Sanders, and it's no wonder that he's still trying to wrap his mind around it.
After two years of struggling to stay on the court and wondering if he belonged in the NBA at all, Sanders finds himself at the center of a campaign by the Milwaukee Bucks to get him one of two league awards. And more importantly, the big man in the Milwaukee...
MILWAUKEE The Milwaukee Bucks certainly aren't at full strength as they prepare to play the final two games of the regular season, but they will get one key player back for Monday's regular season home finale against Denver.
Point guard Brandon Jennings will return to the starting lineup after missing the past two games with a sore Achilles' tendon. Jennings left six...
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MILWAUKEE For a short period of time, the Milwaukee Bucks looked like they finally were going to have a game break their way.
Monta Ellis fought through an intestinal bug and was in one of his fourth quarter zones, J.J. Redick was hitting three-pointers and a four-point play by Ellis gave Milwaukee the lead with 14.2 seconds left.
But again the Bucks just couldn't get a win...
The Milwaukee Bucks ended the regular season with a 95-89 win in Oklahoma City and soon learned when their next game would be.
The NBA announced Milwaukee's series with top seeded and the defending NBA champion Miami Heat will begin Sunday at American Airlines Arena in Miami. The time of Sunday's game will be announced once television details are finalized.
Rookie John Henson scored a career-high 28 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, Brandon Jennings had 17 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 95-89 Wednesday night in a regular-season finale lacking any postseason implications.
Needing to score 70 points to surpass New York's Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant conceded the NBA scoring title and joined starting...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Rookie John Henson scored a career-high 28 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, Brandon Jennings had 17 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 95-89 Wednesday night in a regular-season finale lacking any postseason implications.
Needing to score 70 points to surpass New York's Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant conceded the NBA scoring title...
Monday night’s Bucks-Nuggets game had quite the crazy finish. Monta Ellis completed a clutch 4-point play with 14.2 seconds remaining, hitting a three and getting the foul to put the Bucks up 1, but Ty Lawson countered with a stepback game winner, picking up right where he left off in his second game back from a heel injury. The Nuggets’ 112-110 victory clinched them home court...