NBA Draft Edition: Larry Sanders

June 20th, 2010 by Del Choc Leave a reply »
Larry Sanders

Larry Sanders started playing organized basketball super late. VCU's Larry Sanders came on the scene getting little attention, but that changed in his junior year. VCU played their first game of the season against Beth-Cook, you could sense Sanders was anxious to beget performances from there-on-out. First, Sanders averaged 14 ppg, nearly 10 rpg, and thanks to his wingspan, three bpg, and just about a steal.

Though his frame is very narrow, his length allows him to be a hot commodity on the NBA scene, where he should make an impact on defense from day one by disrupting the opposition's execution in half-court and by shot-blocking. It's also worthy of mentioning that his game comes to him on the most even level I've seen from a big man in a long time.

OKC and former VCU Ram Eric Maynor told the three-year-and-done prospect that he could beget problems one-day, mentioning that Sanders wouldn't be in college long. True. But many believe he's a project and whoever picks him will see to refine him within time.

He shows touch from the perimeter with his three-ball but ...

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