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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
2 days ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  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...
Via NBA Injury News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Season Preview: Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee will struggle again, but the addition of Jabari Parker, the development of Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the return of Larry Sanders gives Bucks fans reasons for optimism. The Milwaukee Bucks took a big step back last season, finishing with the worst record in the league at 15-67. They had the biggest roster turnover of any team, most notably replacing the backcourt duo...
Via The Lottery Mafia
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks' Larry Sanders has 'minor' surgical procedure, out for preseason

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders had a "minor outpatient surgical procedure" on Friday and will miss the remainder of the preseason, the team announced. He's expected to be available when the Bucks open the regular season against the Charlotte Hornets on Oct. 29. Sanders was previously listed as out with an illness, and he'd missed all of the team's practices this week.
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders Expected To Return For Start Of Season After Minor Surgery

Larry Sanders underwent a minor outpatient surgical procedure Friday afternoon, the Milwaukee Bucks announced. Sanders will miss the remaining three preseason games but is expected to be available for the start of the regular season. In three preseason games this season, Sanders, 25, has averaged 10.7 points, a team-high 10.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Bucks starting to catch preseason injury bug

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- After staying relatively healthy for the early part of training camp, the Milwaukee Bucks were down three key players at practice Wednesday. Point guard Brandon Knight was limited due to a strained groin, while center Larry Sanders (illness) and forward Ersan Ilyasova (knee) were held out. Ilyasova played 27 minutes Tuesday in Milwaukee's loss at Cleveland...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks' Sanders says he's learned lessons from lost season

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Children filled the Pieper-Hillside Boys and Girls Club in downtown Milwaukee last August, as they formed a tunnel for one of their favorite Milwaukee Bucks players to enter through on one of his biggest days of his life. Larry Sanders opted to have the press conference announcing his four-year, $44 million contract extension with the Bucks at the Boys and Girls...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks reserve center Johnny O’Bryant likely out 6 weeks at least with knee sprain

Johnny O’Bryant was already going to struggle to get minutes in Milwaukee. Larry Sanders, Ersan Ilyasova, Zaza Pachulia and John Henson will soak up most of the minutes at the four and five spots, where O’Bryant is trying to fit in. But this is a still a setback for the rookie second round pick out of LSU. He has a grade III sprain of the medial collateral ligament (MCL) in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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
September 12, 2014  |  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
September 11, 2014  |  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
September 11, 2014  |  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

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...
Via Thacover2
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
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