LARRY SANDERS NEWS

Bucks loss followed by lengthy team meeting

MILWAUKEE -- Apparently, a nerve was struck with the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night. Milwaukee's locker room remained closed to the media for 50 minutes as a players-only meeting was held following a 108-101 loss to the Charlotte Hornets at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Players downplayed the significance of the meeting, but the sheer length of the session raised eyebrows. "It...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucks bounce back to .500 record early in Jason Kidd's 1st year

  Sharing the ball is making basketball fun for the Milwaukee Bucks. They're even winning games at a remarkable rate, at least compared to last year's miserable 15-win season. The Bucks are 14-14 in Jason Kidd's first year as coach. They've managed to bounce back from rookie Jabari Parker's season-ending left knee injury by going 2-2 on a tough West Coast trip. ''That's the biggest...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA suspends Bucks C Sanders for one game

NEW YORK -- Milwaukee center Larry Sanders was suspended for one game without pay by the NBA on Thursday for pushing Portland forward Nicolas Batum in the back as he elevated toward the basket. The fourth-quarter incident in the Bucks' 104-97 loss at Portland on Wednesday night was upgraded to a Flagrant Foul 2. Sanders sat out the Bucks' game Thursday night in Sacramento.
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks center Larry Sanders suspended for 1 game

NEW YORK (AP) Milwaukee center Larry Sanders was suspended for one game without pay by the NBA on Thursday for pushing Portland forward Nicolas Batum in the back as he elevated toward the basket. The fourth-quarter incident in the Bucks' 104-97 loss at Portland on Wednesday night was upgraded to a Flagrant Foul 2. Sanders sat out the Bucks' game Thursday night in Sacramento.
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Shove gets Sanders suspended for one game

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has been suspended one game without pay for shoving Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum in the back while he elevated for a dunk during Portland's 104-97 victory Wednesday. Sanders shoved Batum hard enough to cause him to have too much momentum going up for a dunk with 3:01 remaining. Batum completed the dunk but then fell hard to the court. He...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA suspends Larry Sanders one game for flagrant foul

            Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has been suspended one game without pay for shoving Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum in the back as he elevated toward the basket, the NBA announced Thursday. Sanders was given a Flagrant Foul 2 in the ourth quarter of the Bucks’ 104-97 loss to the Trail Blazers at MODA...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders Suspended One Game By NBA For Pushing Nicolas Batum While Elevated

Larry Sanders has been suspended one game for pushing Nicolas Batum in the back as he elevated toward basket on Dec. 17, the NBA announced on Thursday. The incident took place in the Portland Trail Blazers' win over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks’ Jabari Parker has torn ACL

            Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker will miss the rest of the season after suffering a torn ACL in his left knee, reports Yahoo Sports. Jabari Parker has informed teammates he has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the rest of the season, sources tell Yahoo. —...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Bucks Rebuilding Masters?

​ As recently as this summer, it looked like the Milwaukee Bucks were in a worse situation than any other NBA franchise. Two years previously, in 2012–13, they entered the playoffs—as the eighth seed in the East, with an uninspiring 38–44 record. Last year, they managed a league-worst 15–67 record. Yes, worse than even the vigorously rebuilding Philadelphia 76ers. And...
Via The Sports Post
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Should Ilyasova start?

Ersan Ilyasova has been one of the stand-out players for the Milwaukee Bucks this season. He can always step up with a big game when the team needs it, and he has been on fire as of late before his injury. Although Ilyasova often gets a high number of minutes with an average of 18.6 per game, it still isn’t as many as most starters in the NBA. With the way Jason Kidd likes to change...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders leaves Anderson Varejao behind with crossover and two-handed dunk

Larry Sanders thinks he’s a guard or something. During the Milwaukee Bucks’ game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Sanders crossed Anderson Varejao. Seriously: “I” can’t even do that. I’m talking about the crossover; everyone knows my 5’7″ self can’t even touch the backboard these days, let alone touch the rim or dunk. Good moves, Larry Sanders. *** Larry Sanders...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks wrapping up busy early-season schedule

MILWAUKEE -- When the final horn sounds Saturday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, Larry Sanders will then allow himself to think about completing yet another stretch of four games in five nights. With two games remaining this week, the Milwaukee Bucks have played four games in five nights in three of the last four weeks. "I don't like thinking about the four games in five (nights...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo tosses no-look pass to Larry Sanders against Minnesota

As the Milwaukee Bucks continue their interesting season, second-year player Giannis Antetokounmpo is showing off some of his amazing promise. In the first quarter of tonight’s Timberwolves-Bucks game, Giannis came up with the basketball and made an impressive behind-the-back move which lead to a no-look pass to teammate Larry Sanders: Man, Giannis being Giannis! *** Giannis...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders salutes the crowd after blocking Paul Pierce’s dunk

In Saturday night’s game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Washington Wizards, old man Paul Pierce tried to do something daring. He tried to go for a two-handed stuff on a drive. What was waiting for him wasn’t exactly pleasant. Larry Sanders snuffed the dunk and gave the crowd a salute: One of the biggest reasons why Milwaukee’s defense has been excellent thus far was...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Sanders needs to become better scorer

If Larry Sanders is to become an all-star player in the NBA, he will need to further develop his offensive game. Sanders is an incredible athlete and great defender, but he is not much of an offensive threat. His scoring usually comes from dunks and put-back opportunities. All-star caliber players such as Dwight Howard, DeMarcus Cousins, Anthony Davis and Tim Duncan are all prolific...
Via isportsweb.com
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Bench production wins games

Despite missing a key starter in center Larry Sanders, the Milwaukee Bucks’ great bench depth proved the team can compete with any team in the NBA with a win on Tuesday against the New York Knicks. Sanders missed Tuesday’s game with a thigh bruise injury. Backup center Zaza Pachulia started in place of Sanders. The Bucks’ bench play has kept them in many games this season...
Via isportsweb.com
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders nearly shoots on wrong basket (Video)

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders nearly scored on his own basket after winning a jump ball in his own end during the fourth quarter of Friday night's game against Philadelphia. Fortunately, Sanders caught himself just in time, saving head coach Jason Kidd from a heart attack:H/T NIS.Related posts:Bucks center Larry Sanders gets misspelled hand tattoo (Photo) This post appeared...
Via Holdout Sports
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

So, About Larry Sanders Almost Scoring On His Own Basket…

Milwaukee Bucks forward Larry Sanders had a potentially all-time “Shaqtin’ a Fool” moment Friday night when he recovered a jump ball and made a move towards his own basket as if to score. Fortunately, Sanders realized his mistake (while head coach Jason Kidd looked on in horror) and reversed course towards the appropriate end of Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Larry Sanders Almost Shoots at Wrong Basket

If Milwaukee Bucks big man Larry Sanders had actually gone through the entire shooting motion and nailed a layup in the wrong basket, head coach Jason Kidd probably would have thrown a conniption fit. As it is, Sanders’ on-court confusion led to a pretty hilarious situation following a jump ball against the Philadelpia 76ers on Friday night. The look on Kidd’s face was almost...
Via Sportsnaut
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks Injury Update: Larry Sanders expects to be in the lineup for opening night

The Milwaukee Bucks, who begin the 2014-2015 regular season tonight against the Charlotte Hornets, look to improve upon last season's dreadful 15-67 record. With nine players on the roster 23-years of age or younger, the Bucks will look for veteran leadership. One of those veterans, fifth-year center Larry Sanders, is expected to be in the lineup for opening night. Keith Allison...
Via NBA Injury News
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks player profile: Larry Sanders

  This is the 14th profile in a 15-part series running Wednesdays and Fridays profiling each Milwaukee Bucks player leading up to the start of the NBA season. No Milwaukee Bucks player was more visible in the summer of 2013 than Larry Sanders. Fresh off a breakout campaign in which he was one of the best defensive players in the NBA, Sanders was slowly becoming one of the faces...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Key players for fantasy basketball

With the NBA regular season starting on Tuesday, Oct. 28, we’ll be taking a look at which Milwaukee Bucks players will do well to help win fantasy basketball leagues. These recommendations will be based on ESPN’s standard scoring leagues. Larry Sanders Sanders was a popular fantasy draft pick in the early rounds of the 2013-’14 season and for good reason. He was a reliable...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks Injury Update: Larry Sanders undergoes minor surgery

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has had minor surgery and will miss the rest of the preseason. Details of the surgery are not known, however it has been revealed that Sanders should be ready for the team's regular season opener on the 29th. The team has described the surgery as a "minor outpatient surgical procedure".Sanders has only played 94 games out of a possible 184 in...
Via NBA Injury News
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks say center Larry Sanders has minor surgery

MILWAUKEE (AP) Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders will miss the rest of the preseason after minor surgery. General manager John Hammond said Friday that Sanders had an outpatient procedure. Sanders is expected to be ready when the regular season begins Oct. 29 against the Charlotte Hornets. Details of Sanders' surgery were not disclosed. The Bucks had already announced that Sanders...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks' Sanders undergoes medical procedure, will miss rest of preseason

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders underwent a minor outpatient procedure Friday morning, the team announced. The procedure, which was performed at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, will cause Sanders to miss Milwaukee's final three preseason games. He is expected to be ready for the Bucks' regular-season opener in Charlotte on Oct. 29. Sanders averaged 10.7 points...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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