Found August 22, 2013 on
Facing the Bucks presents teams with one hell of a challenge.
How do you get to the rim when Larry Sanders is in the game?
Sanders can be a game-changer on the defensive end. That is why people were talking about him for Defensive Player of the Year. And he is only just getting started, which is why the Bucks will be giving him $44 million (or more, with incentives) for four years starting with the 2015 season.
It seems like a great deal, especially when you consider the Timberwolves gave Nikola Pekovic more than that (I like Pek, but I like Sanders more). And when the Bucks announced the four-year deal, they said of Sanders:
“By combining his God-given ability with hard work and determination, Larry has developed into one of the top young defensive players in the league,” Bucks GM John Hammond said in a statement. “He is a very important part of what we are doing in Milwaukee, and we’re excited to announce his contract extension.”
Yup, that hard work and ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Larry Sanders officially signed a four-year, $44 million extension with the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday.
Sanders will make $3 million next season, but the extension will pay him $11 million per season beginning in 14-15.
"By combining his God-given ability with hard work and determination, Larry has developed into one of the top defensive players in the league," John Hammond...
Larry Sanders just signed a new four-year $44 million deal earlier this week, and as Biggie said it best, “Mo Money, Mo Problems.”
During the playoffs last season Sanders and former Bucks’ guard Monta Ellis almost came to blows, because he felt veteran Bucks players were extremely selfish, aka, Monta Ellis and Brandon Jennings.
Reportedly one of the reasons Sanders calling...
MILWAUKEE -- After weeks of speculation, Larry Sanders made his four-year contract extension with the Milwaukee Bucks official by signing on the dotted line.
While the Bucks announced the signing as a multiyear extension, a league source confirmed Sanders' new deal is worth 44 million over four years. He will play out the final year of his rookie contract at 3 million next...
Milwaukee Bucks: Larry Sanders Contract Grade
By Mike Elworth
Contract: 4 years, 44 million
- The Bucks just made their best move of the summer, resigning their young franchise center, Larry Sanders. Sanders, at 24, is one of the best defenders in the NBA and should continue to get better, on offense and defense, as he still has incredible upside left. Sanders was second in the NBA...
The Milwaukee Bucks have rewarded center Larry Sanders for his breakout season with a multiyear contract extension.
General manager John Hammond announced the deal Tuesday in a statement. Terms were not announced.
The 6-foot-11 Sanders had career-highs of 9.8 points and 9.5 rebounds last season. His 2.8 blocks per game ranked second in the NBA, and he had a stretch of 40 straight...
Larry Sanders is officially the face of the Bucks franchise.
The Milwaukee Bucks officially signed center Larry Sanders to a contract extension on Tuesday according to ESPN.
The team did not disclose terms of the contract, but for weeks it’s believed that Sanders would get a four-year deal worth $44 million.
The Milwaukee Bucks have signed Larry Sanders (6-11 235) to a multi-year contract extension General Manager John Hammond announced today. Sanders had a breakout year for the Bucks in 2012-13 when he posted career highs across the board with averages of 9.8 points 9.5 rebounds and 2.8 blocks per game (2nd in the NBA).
"By combining his God-given ability with hard work and determination...