NBA: Denver 110, Milwaukee 100

DENVER, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Wilson Chandler led a strong third period that put Denver in control Wednesday on the way to a 110-100 victory over Milwaukee.

NBA: Memphis 82, Milwaukee 77

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- A key blocked shot by James Johnson and a clutch rebound by Mike Conley in the final minute Wednesday led to an 82-77 win for Memphis over Milwaukee.

NBA: Utah 96, Milwaukee 87

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Gordon Hayward led the way with 22 points Thursday and Utah, helped along by a perfect night at the foul line, defeated Milwaukee 96-87.

Bucks lose forward John Henson to sprained ankle

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Milwaukee Bucks forward John Henson, one the NBA's top shot-blockers, will be out at least two weeks with an ankle sprain, Coach Larry Drew said Monday.

NBA: Brooklyn 104 Milwaukee 93

NEW YORK, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Shaun Livingston helped Brooklyn get off to a fast start Friday and the Nets held on to defeat Milwaukee 104-93.

Bucks' Larry Sanders out of lineup after reported bar fight

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders was out of the team's lineup Wednesday after allegedly being involved in a weekend bar fight.

Bucks sign center Larry Sanders to multi-year contract extension

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The Milwaukee Bucks and center Larry Sanders have agreed on a multi-year contract extension, the team announced Tuesday.

NBA: Miami 104, Milwaukee 91

MILWAUKEE, April 25 (UPI) -- Ray Allen set a career playoff 3-point record Thursday and put the Miami Heat on the brink of advancing in the post-season with a 104-91 win over Milwaukee.
Indiana's Paul George voted NBA's Most Improved

Indiana's Paul George voted NBA's Most Improved

NEW YORK, April 23 (UPI) -- Indiana Pacers swingman Paul George was voted the NBA's Most Improved Player for this past season, the league said Tuesday.

NBA: Milwaukee 100, Toronto 83

MILWAUKEE, April 6 (UPI) -- Monta Ellis helped send Milwaukee roaring to a strong first half Saturday and the Bucks clinched a playoff spot by pummeling Toronto 100-83.

NBA: Milwaukee 131, Charlotte 102

MILWAUKEE, April 1 (UPI) -- Larry Sanders scored a career-best 24 points and Monta Ellis provided an all-around game Monday in the Milwaukee Bucks' 131-102 dismantling of Charlotte.

NBA: Milwaukee 113, Los Angeles Lakers 103

MILWAUKEE, March 28 (UPI) -- Larry Sanders led a balanced Milwaukee attack Thursday and the Bucks overcame a slow start to defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 113-103.

NBA: Milwaukee 102, Portland 95

MILWAUKEE, March 19 (UPI) -- Brandon Jennings fired in 24 points and Monta Ellis provided 21 more Tuesday, propelling the Milwaukee Bucks over Portland 102-95.

NBA: Dallas 115, Milwaukee 108

MILWAUKEE, March 12 (UPI) -- Veteran Vince Carter came off the bench Tuesday to score a sparkling 23 points and lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 115-108 road win over the Milwaukee Bucks.

NBA: Milwaukee 109, Utah 108 (OT)

MILWAUKEE, March 4 (UPI) -- Monta Ellis pumped in 34 points and J.J. Redick netted eight of his 17 in overtime for Milwaukee Monday, boosting the Bucks over Utah 109-108.
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Larry Sanders

Larry Sanders (born November 21, 1988) is an American basketball player drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA. He played power forward for the Virginia Commonwealth University Rams. As a junior Sanders averaged 14.4 points, 9.1 rebounds, and 2.6 blocks. He then declared himself eligible for the 2010 NBA Draft and was selected 15th by the Milwaukee Bucks. He was born in Fort Pierce, Florida.

Sanders was not playing basketball in the ninth grade; the private school he attended did not offer sports. He was 6'1" when he transferred to Port St. Lucie High School. Kareem Rodriguez, the school's basketball coach, spotted Sanders, saw ability and talked him into playing. Sanders was 6'4" after the 10th grade, and 6'6" after the 11th grade. That is when Rodriguez alerted Tony Pujol, a VCU assistant and friend. Sanders sprouted to 6'9" in his high school senior year. Sanders liked the idea of learning under then VCU head coach Anthony Grant, who previously tutored prominent big men at the University of Florida as an assistant. Sanders began drawing statewide attention when he helped lead Port St. Lucie to the Class 5A state semifinals his junior season. He averaged 18.9 points and 13 rebounds his senior season, leading Port St. Lucie (20–8) to the District 13-5A championship, and was named first team all-state. He committed to the Rams just as some major schools began to show interest.

For his first two seasons for VCU, Sanders played 2nd star to guard Eric Maynor. He excelled in that role, utilizing his size and athleticism to disrupt teams defensively. As a sophomore he helped the Rams into the 2009 NCAA Tournament against the UCLA Bruins, but lost 65–64 in the first round of the tournament. Sanders went on to have a more prominent role in his junior season after Maynor was drafted into the NBA. As a junior Sanders averaged 14.4 points, 9.1 rebounds, and 2.6 blocks, with 53% field-goal accuracy, all statistical team highs, on his way to earning the second of his consecutive CAA Defensive Player of the Year awards in 2008–09 and 2009–10.

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