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Bucks Rumors: Larry Sanders in future plans

Larry Sanders is a dynamic young athlete that can rebound, protect the rim, and score.  His athleticism and length are attributes that any team in the NBA would desire in a big man to build around.  The Milwaukee Bucks have made Sanders their starting center, and it looks like they intend to keep it that way for the foreseeable future.Photo by Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsDavid...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Expect To Keep Larry Sanders Part Of Future Plans

Larry Sanders missed most of the 2013-14 season due to injuries, but the Milwaukee Bucks still believe in the center as part of their future plans. Sanders will start his four-year extension this season. Absolutely. Yeah, yeah. Larry is in our future plans," assistant GM David Morway said. "We are hopeful that this year Larry gets back to being the basketball player that...
Via RealGM
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks assistant GM David Morway: Larry Sanders 'absolutely' in plans

Milwaukee Bucks assistant general manager David Morway told HoopsHype's David Alarcon that center Larry Sanders is a part of the team's future: Absolutely. Yeah, yeah. Larry is in our future plans. We are hopeful that this year Larry gets back to being the basketball player that he was two years ago. He is a defensive presence and a game changer on the court. So when you...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: What Does Future Hold For Larry Sanders?

Ask any Milwaukee Bucks fan what one of the biggest disappointments has been over the last few years, and other than the team’s 15-67 record last season, most will answer the strange story of Larry Sanders. After two seasons of inconsistent and worrisome play, Sanders had a breakout year in 2012-13, playing in 71 games […] Milwaukee Bucks: What Does Future Hold For Larry Sanders...
Via NBA Draft Blog
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks Injury Update: Larry Sanders practiced with summer league team

The Milwaukee Bucks had a dreadful 2013-2014 season in which they won an NBA worse 15 games. They were 28th in the NBA in points scored and 25th in points allowed. The Bucks drafted Jabari Parker out of Duke with the second overall selection in the NBA draft. Anxious to see Parker and other young players in the Summer League, including Larry Sanders, who missed much of last season...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks interested in Jeremy Lin, Greivis Vasquez, Eric Bledsoe?

It certainly has been an eventful offseason to date for the Milwaukee Bucks. In April, the Bucks were sold from long-time owner Herb Kohl to New York City hedge-fund billionaires Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens for $550 million.  In June, they selected former Duke Star Jabari Parker with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, and followed that up three days later by the stunning...
Via Sports-Glory
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks star headed to rehab

credit: Uptown Magazine It doesn’t seem like very long ago that Larry Sanders’ stock couldn’t stop rising. He emerged as one of the few rim protectors good enough to cover up for an otherwise bad defense, and showed enough promise for the Milwaukee Bucks to sign him to a big extension. Now, it seems like things can’t get a ton worse. He was virtually non-existent for the...
Via Pass The Pill
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks Larry Sanders Expected To Enter Rehab

The Milwaukee Bucks gave Larry Sanders a four-year, $44 million extension making him the face of the franchise.  Sanders repaid the organization by getting into lockerroom altercations, breaking his thumb in a bar fight, and finishing the year with a face injury.   The Journal Times is reporting that Sanders is “expected” to enter rehab this summer, which for the Bucks means...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks Larry Sanders Expected To Enter Rehab

The Milwaukee Bucks gave Larry Sanders a four-year, $44 million extension making him the face of the franchise.  Sanders repaid the organization by getting into locker room altercations, breaking his thumb in a bar fight, and finishing the year with a face injury.   The Journal Times is reporting that Sanders is “expected” to enter rehab this summer, which for the Bucks...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Larry Sanders expected to enter rehab this summer

Bucks center Larry Sanders was a breakout star two years ago. He became a dominant defender, was shown to be an intelligent, thoughtful guy, and looked like a franchise center for the Bucks. Milwaukee rewarded him with a four-year, $44 million extension, despite the fact that he had locker room altercations with teammates. Then last year, everything fell apart. He broke his thumb...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Larry Sanders Punched Mike Dunleavy in 2012-13 Season

The more news that is reported about Larry Sanders throughout the year, the more it looks like the Milwaukee Bucks made a terrible decision giving him a $44 million contract extension. On Tuesday, a new report came out that he punched former teammate Mike Dunleavy during the 2012-13 NBA season. Per Gery Woelfel of the Journal Times: It’s one thing to make comments behind closed...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Larry Sanders punched former teammate Mike Dunleavy

Before this past season tipped off in the NBA, the Milwaukee Bucks signed center Larry Sanders to a four-year $44 million deal, and it’s already looking to be like a move they’ll regret. Not only did Larry Sanders miss the start of the season due to a broken thumb he suffered in a club fight, […]
Via Full Scale Sports
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders clocked Mike Dunleavy Jr. for no reason

Apparently Larry Sanders was quite upset with Mike Dunleavy Jr. (AP Photo/Don Ryan) Troubled Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders appears to have added another blemish to his resume. This time it’s for punching Mike Dunleavy Jr. for no apparent reason. The incident happened during the 2013-14 season, in which Dunleavy was sitting in front of his stall after a game talking about...
Via Pass The Pill
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ainge would have to be high to trade for Larry Sanders

Sherrod Blakely breaks out all his best marijuana jokes in a story about Milwaukee’s Larry Sanders. There’s plenty of speculation the 25 year old center has worn out his welcome just one season into his 4 year, $44 million contract. Having tested positive for marijuana for a third time (that’s what triggered the five-game suspension in April) would obviously require a certain...
Via Red's Army
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks clinch NBA’s worst record

It has been a season of absolute futility for the Milwaukee Bucks, and after last night’s loss to Toronto, the team officially confirmed its doormat status by clinching the league’s worst record. To many Bucks fans, this is actually good news. By clinching the worst record, Milwaukee now has the best lottery odds of claiming the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s highly touted...
Via isportsweb.com
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

How the NBA decided to let Larry Sanders serve his suspension now

Back on March 20, Bucks coach Larry Drew confirmed to reporters that the team's star center Larry Sanders would miss the remainder of the season due to a fractured bone near his right eye. Sanders had undergone surgery in February after an errant elbow caused the injury; there was little reason for worst-in-the-league Milwaukee to bring him back for the final two weeks. Last...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders supports marijuana legalization in face of drug-related suspension

“It’s something I feel strongly about, just to let you know something personal about me. I will deal with the consequences from it. It’s a banned substance in my league. But I believe in marijuana and the medical side of it. I know what it is if I’m going to use it. “I study it and I know the benefits it has. In a lot of ways we’ve been deprived. You can’t really label...
Via Crossover Chronicles
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders After Violating NBA’s Anti-Drug Program: ‘I Still Believe In Marijuana’

The NBA announced Friday that Bucks center Larry Sanders has been suspended five games for violating the league’s Anti-Drug Program, however, the fourth-year player says he still believes in marijuana and the medical side of it. According to Charles F. Gardner, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: “It’s something I feel strongly about, just to let you know something personal about me…...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks Larry Sanders Explains The Benefits Of Weed

The 2013-2014 season has been an interesting one for Bucks Larry Sanders. Following signing a $44 million extension last summer, Sanders injured his finger after getting into a bar fight. Got a misspelled tattoo, had a war of words with former teammate Brandon Jennings and had an altercation with teammate Gary Neal. Last week, Sanders was suspended for violating the NBA’s anti...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Larry Sanders Believes in Medical Marijuana

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders likes to smoke marijuana. It’s a fact, proven by the three drug tests he’s failed this season for the substance. The NBA suspended Sanders five games for his most recent failed drug test – which he will serve at the beginning of the 2014-2015 season because he’s currently injured – but the Bucks’ big man is still advocating for the...
Via Standing O Sports
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks' Larry Sanders defends his marijuana use

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders was apologetic about a five-game drug suspension but also vigorously defended his marijuana use in an interview Friday night before the Bucks played the Chicago Bulls at the United Center. Sanders' season-long saga took another wrong turn earlier Friday when he was penalized by the league for using marijuana in violation of the NBA/NBPA ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders Advocates For Medical Benefits Of Marijuana

Larry Sanders will abide by the terms of his five-game suspension for violating the NBA/NBPA anti-drug program, but defends marijuana for its medical benefits. “It’s something I feel strongly about, just to let you know something personal about me,” Sanders told NBA.com and the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel prior to the Bucks’ game against Chicago at United Center Friday. ...
Via RealGM
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA suspends Bucks' Sanders five games for marijuana use

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has been suspended five games by the NBA for violating the league's anti-drug program. Sanders, in a statement released by the team, acknowledged the suspension is for using marijuana. According to the league's anti-drug policy, a player isn't suspended until his third failed test for marijuana. "I apologize to the entire Bucks...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders Apologizes To Bucks Fans For Smoking Weed

Larry Sanders was suspended today for abusing the anti-drug policy. Since the Bucks’ big man is out for the season due to injury, he’ll serve his five game suspension at the beginning of next year. Sanders appears to be ashamed of his actions. Larry Sanders: "I apologize to the Bucks and our fans for being suspended five games for using marijuana." More: http://t.co...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders suspended five games for violating anti-drug policy

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders, already out for the year with an orbital one fracture, has been suspended five games by the NBA for violating the terms of the NBA/NBAP Anti-Drug Program, the league announced Friday. As Sanders is out for the season due to injury, he will serve the suspension beginning with the next game he is eligible to play in, next season. It's been...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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