Larry Sanders, Bucks Agree to Buyout: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

February 21st, 2015 by Tim Daniels Leave a reply »

The Milwaukee Bucks have reportedly reached a buyout agreement with Larry Sanders, according to the team. The decision ends the center's run with the organization after just shy of five years.

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports first reported the buyout had been reached. Charles Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that the Bucks may not elect to fill Sanders' empty roster spot right away.

Wojnarowski also added that the NBA isn't in Sanders' immediate future because he needs time to work on personal issues. He also added that Sanders will walk away with almost half of his original $44 million contract.

Sanders was drafted by the Bucks with the 15th overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft. While there have been flashes of talent, highlighted by the 2012-13 season when he nearly averaged a double-double, other issues have held him back.

The most notable ones being off-court problems that have resulted in two separate suspensions totaling 15 games on the sidelines. He's also dealt with some injuries that have cost him to miss even more time in rec ...

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