Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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 in blocks last season, with 2.8 per game and had per 36 minute numbers of just about 13 points, 12.5 rebounds and 4 blocks per game, which are All Star numbers. In fact, his per 36 numbers were far better than Eastern Conference All Stars, Joakim Noah and Tyson Chandler. He was also an efficient offensive player last season and if he develops a few more post moves and a better jump shot, he could become an excellent two way player and one of the best big men in the NBA. He is the closest thing to a franchise player that the Bucks have, is a Defensive Player of the Year in the making, is still developing a...
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