LARRY SANDERS NEWS

Heat Check: Miami stopped by Bucks for third time this season

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat first lost Dwyane Wade to a strained right hamstring, then they got beat down the stretch 109-102 to the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday. The Bucks had already proven to be worthy adversaries to the Heat and have beaten them in all three of their matchups this season. Both teams played evenly for most of the game, with each building up double-digit leads that were...
Via Fox Sports Florida
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: The downward spiral of Larry Sanders

ESPN reported on Aug. 20, 2013 that Larry Sanders signed a four-year contract extension with the Milwaukee Bucks worth $44 million, making him the highest paid player on the team. While Milwaukee doesn’t spend this kind of money often, at the time it felt like Sanders deserved it. Sanders was coming off of what was easily his best NBA season. This seemed to be the potential of...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders, Bucks Expected To Eventually Discuss Buyout

The Milwaukee Bucks are expected by sources around the NBA to eventually discuss a buyout with Larry Sanders. Sanders and the Bucks have yet to hold talks, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Sanders is in the first season of a four-year, $44 million extension. Sanders is currently on a minimum 10-game suspension for a drug violation. This is Sanders' fourth violation of the NBA's testing rules.
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders Working On Personal Issues, Wants To Resume NBA Career

Larry Sanders is planning on using his 10-game suspension as a chance to deal with his core personal issues and work on living without marijuana use. Sanders wants to continue his basketball career and has been coming to the realization league rules won't permit that unless he stops testing positive as part of the league's drug program, sources said. Sanders' future with the Milwaukee...
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks' Larry Sanders faces suspension for violating NBA drug policy

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has been suspended for at least 10 days without pay for for violating the NBA’s Drug Policy. The suspension officially starts Monday but Sanders has not played since Dec. 23rd, 2014 due to the flu before stating personal reasons for his absence. This is his second suspension in less than a year for a violation against the anti-drug program...
Via Basketball Bicker
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Celtics go after Larry Sanders?

Some NBA players have all the talent in the world, but lack the right mindset to get the best out of their abilities. Milwaukee Bucks Center Larry Sanders is the perfect example of this.For his career Sanders has a per game average of 11.8 points, 10.2 rebounds, and most impressively 2.4 blocks.Sanders though hasn't played since December 23rd and Friday was suspended a minimum of...
Via Celtics Life
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders suspended at least ten games

(Credit: CBS Sports)   The Milwaukee Bucks have put together a pretty good season so far, but they may find it difficult to keep up their current level of play without center Larry Sanders. According to a tweet from Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck, Sanders will be suspended at least ten games for once again violating the NBA’s drug policy. He was disciplined last year for a similar...
Via Pass The Pill
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA suspends Sanders for minimum of 10 games

The NBA has suspended Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders for a minimum of 10 games for violating the terms of the league's anti-drug program. Sanders' suspension will begin with Monday's game against the Toronto Raptors and will continue "until he is in compliance with his treatment program." The NBA does not reveal the reason for the violation, but Sanders has not been shy about...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Larry Sanders saga continues

Milwaukee Bucks big man Larry Sanders can’t seem to stay out of trouble as he is now being suspended by the NBA for at least ten games. Per NBA: MIL’s Larry Sanders suspended without pay for a minimum of ten games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. — Paul Garcia PS (@PaulGarciaPS) January 16, 2015 Just when we thought LARRY SANDERS! might be getting...
Via Crossover Chronicles
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Larry Sanders saga continues

Milwaukee Bucks big man Larry Sanders can’t seem to stay out of trouble as he is now being suspended by the NBA for at least ten games. Per NBA: MIL’s Larry Sanders suspended without pay for a minimum of ten games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. — Paul Garcia PS (@PaulGarciaPS) January 16, 2015 Just when we thought LARRY SANDERS! might be getting...
Via Bloguin Best
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Larry Sanders Suspended Minimum10-Games For Violating Drug Policy

Larry Sanders may truly want to retire because his penchant for marijuana use is stronger than his love for the game of basketball. Milwaukee's Larry Sanders has been suspended minimum of 10 games for violating NBA drug policy, league announces. — Howard Beck (@HowardBeck) January 16, 2015 The NBA released this statement on the matter: The NBA announced today that Larry Sanders...
Via Thacover2
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders Suspended At Least 10 Games For Drug Vioation

Larry Sanders has been suspended at least 10 games by the NBA for a violation of the anti-drug program. Sanders has been out with personal issues since Dec. 23 and has reportedly considered quitting basketball. Sanders signed a four-year, $44 million extension with the Milwaukee Bucks in August of 2013.
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Martin in, Wolters out and Sanders unknown

The Milwaukee Bucks signed former NBA All-Star Kenyon Martin to a 10-day contract Thursday morning. Kenyon Martin (right) and Jason Kidd (left) have a lot of experience playing together. The 37-year-old power forward played with the Bucks head coach Jason Kidd on the New Jersey Nets and helped them to back-to-back NBA Finals appearances in 2002 and 2003. Kidd and Martin also teamed...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: Milwaukee Bucks

This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Milwaukee Bucks who after a loss to the Suns last night in Milwaukee are playing .500 ball for the season (18-18) and will be without...
Via Philadunkia
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders Denies He Wants To Stop Basketball, Admits He Must Correct Issues Before Return

Larry Sanders denied a report that he has told Milwaukee Bucks officials that he no longer wants to play basketball. "Someone also told me that. I haven't seen that yet," Sanders said. "I figured with my absence that something was going to come out sooner than later. That's not true. But what is true I would say is that I'm in the process of working things out now internally to do...
Via RealGM
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The Larry Sanders No Show

(Yahoo) - According to Racine Journal Times columnist Gery Woelfel, Sanders has alerted "some Bucks officials that he doesn't want to play basketball anymore."Assuming this is actually true, rather than just Woelfel carrying water for someone in the Bucks org to make Sanders look bad... well, it's probably not true. His agent has denied it, the Bucks say they expect him back in...
Via Five Tool Tool
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Health at root of Sanders' absence from Bucks

MILWAUKEE -- Just under an hour before tipoff Tuesday, Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders ended his two-week long absence. Sanders sat on the bench in street clothes for Milwaukee's 102-96 loss to the Phoenix Suns at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, missing his sixth consecutive game. While he didn't play, Sanders did address the media following the game and refuted the recent report...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks still without Larry Sanders; personal reasons cited

  The Milwaukee Bucks are still without Larry Sanders, and with the team not saying much about why other than personal reasons, it has fueled speculation about what's really wrong. The 6-foot-11 center has missed the past seven games and hasn't suited up since the Bucks' home game against Charlotte on Dec. 23. Asked about Sanders before Tuesday night's game again the Phoenix Suns...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Have we seen the last of LARRY SANDERS!?

I’ve watched a lot of basketball this season, and of the handful of plays I keep coming back to from this young season, I have watched and re-watched this clip of a seemingly meaningless one-on-one battle between Marc Gasol and Larry Sanders. On the surface, it’s just opposing centers scratching and clawing for position, something that practically happens on every possession...
Via Crossover Chronicles
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Have we seen the last of LARRY SANDERS!?

I’ve watched a lot of basketball this season, and of the handful of plays I keep coming back to from this young season, I have watched and re-watched this clip of a seemingly meaningless one-on-one battle between Marc Gasol and Larry Sanders. On the surface, it’s just opposing centers scratching and clawing for position, something that practically happens on every possession...
Via Bloguin Best
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders Says He Doesn’t Want to Play Basketball Anymore

Milwaukee Bucks starting center Larry Sanders — when he’s on — is one of the best defenders in the league. In the 2012-13 season,...
Via Athlon Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Notes: Larry Sanders Reportedly ‘Doesn’t Want To Play Basketball Anymore’

Larry Sanders doesn’t want to work anymore, which is a feeling we all can probably sympathize with. The difference, of course, is that most of us schlubs spend eight hours a day at a desk, on a manufacturing floor or driving around to appointments, whereas Sanders is the starting center for the Milwaukee Bucks. Most of us would kill for Sanders’ job...
Via NESN.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders reportedly does not want to play basketball anymore

Larry Sanders and the Milwaukee Bucks appear to be at odds over his future. Sanders is in the first year of a 4-year, $44 million contract extension signed in Aug. 2013 and has not played since Dec. 23. Sanders initially was said to be out with an illness, but that was changed to personal reasons....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Larry Sanders tells Bucks he doesn't want to play basketball anymore

Sources tell me that Bucks center Larry Sanders recently told some Bucks officials that he doesn't want to play basketball anymore.— Gery Woelfel (@GeryWoelfel) January 5, 2015Sanders, 26, is in the first year of a four-year, $44 million contract extension. He hasn't played in the last six games.— Gery Woelfel (@GeryWoelfel) January 5, 2015Bucks coach Jason Kidd had originally...
Via Celtics Life
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Larry Sanders Told Bucks He’s Done With Basketball

Could Larry Sanders be ready to take his riches and walk away from the NBA.  According to Gery Woelfel, Sanders leave of absence stems from him telling Bucks officials that he’s done with basketball. Sources tell me that Bucks center Larry Sanders recently told some Bucks officials that he doesn't want to play basketball anymore. — Gery Woelfel (@GeryWoelfel) January 5, 2015
Via Thacover2
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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