2010 NBA Draft Results: Bucks Think Big

June 25th, 2010 by Troy Sparks Leave a reply »
You can send a message to Milwaukee center Andrew Bogut to Austrailia that help for him is on the way. The Bucks made that happen with their picks in the first and second rounds.

At No. 15 overall, Milwaukee chose Larry Sanders, a big man who can run the floor and block shots.

I like the pick, even though I haven't seen much of Sanders last year.

He played at Virginia Commonweallth in the weak Colonial Athletic Association Conference. Sanders will help shore up the paint and has the ability to make opponents think twice about driving the lane.

The Bucks' brass actually had Sanders good as gone before it was their turn.

Once Houston selected Kentucky forward Patrick Patterson at 14, the coaching staff in the draft war room exchanged high fives. That cleared the way to get their man.

Hammond and head coach Scott Skiles came down from the second floor of the Bucks' training center to face the media after making their picks at 37, 44, and 47.

"(Sanders) is probably one the fastest big (man) in the draft," Hammond said.

"The guys' speed from end line to end line is absolutely amazing."
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