By Brian Hall
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Larry Sanders could appreciate his final numbers on Friday night in the Milwaukee Bucks' 95-85 road loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves: 10 points, 12 rebounds and a team-record 10 blocks.
Sanders' first triple-double of his NBA career came with the unique footnote of tying the team record for blocks in a game, a record held by Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. But when Sanders looked at the box score following the game, which was the Bucks' fourth loss in five games, another number stood out to the talented, but inconsistent big man.
What impressed Sanders on this night? The No. 2 under the personal fouls category for him.
"I think that's what I'm most impressed with because I was able to stay in the game and help my team," Sanders said.
Sanders has been trying to lay claim to big minutes among a forward group that has lacked the consistency to complement standout guards Monta Ellis and Brandon Jennings. Invariably, as mu...