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Golden State Of Mind Feb 28, 2015

On mental health, Larry Sanders, and defining seasons

These are my thoughts of mental health and how it's hard to discern what may or may not be going through a player's head during the ups and downs of their careers. There is a scene in the superb Larry Sanders feature by ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz that nearly had me in tears: At breakfast, Sanders was approached by a 50-something financial analyst from suburban Milwaukee. Sanders' large frame had just folded itself into a chair at a window table in the cafe inside the Pfister Hotel. The consultant apologized for the interruption, then paused for Sanders to give him an OK before continuing....

Sanders discusses marijuana use, mental health in ESPN report

Los Angeles - Larry Sanders discussed his marijuana use in detail with Kevin Arnovitz for an in-depth article published on the TrueHoop portion of the ESPN.com website.

Former Marquette big man McIlvaine shares thoughts on Sanders

If anyone can relate to what Larry Sanders has been through in the NBA, it would be former Marquette center and current Golden Eagles radio analyst Jim McIlvaine.
Brew Hoop Feb 25, 2015

VIDEO: Larry Sanders speaks out on departure from Bucks and NBA

On Wednesday morning the Players Tribune posted a video interview of Larry Sanders addressing his departure from the NBA (above), marking the first time Sanders has spoken publicly since reaching a buyout agreement with the Bucks last week. Entitled "Why I walked away from the NBA," the five-minute interview was accompanied by a short written post from Sanders, though the only real substance is in the pre-recorded interview. In it Sanders reveals that he had previously entered into Rogers Memorial Hospital, a family of hospitals with locations in Wisconsin and Florida that treat...

Video: Larry Sanders explains why he stepped away from basketball

Former Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders, whose contract was bought out by the team last week, taped a video for the website The Players' Tribune explaining why he stepped away from basketball and saying he had checked into a program for anxiety and depression at Rogers Memorial Hospital.

Bucks players wish Larry Sanders well

The Bucks’ Larry Sanders was gone for good Sunday, never to play for the Milwaukee Bucks again. But he was not forgotten by his teammates, who wished him well.

Bucks players hope for best for Larry Sanders

Prior to Sunday's matinee game against the Atlanta Hawks, several Bucks players said they wished the best for former teammate Larry Sanders.
Brew Hoop Feb 21, 2015

Bucks request waivers on center Larry Sanders

Larry Sanders' time in Milwaukee is officially over. In the final turn of the Larry Sanders saga in Milwaukee, the Bucks officially announced Saturday evening that the team has requested waivers with the 26-year-old center, ending his tenure with the franchise. Reports surfaced this week regarding a buyout, some even saying it had been reached for days, with the club waiting for paperwork from Sanders' party. The buyout was confirmed by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, and Wojnarowski also released that the buyout will leave Sanders with half of the $44 million he got in the new deal...

Larry Sanders buyout complete; Bucks waive center

The Larry Sanders buyout is finally official as the Bucks announced Saturday night they were requesting waivers on the troubled 26-year-old center.
Brew Hoop Feb 19, 2015

NBA Trade Deadline 2015: Larry Sanders buyout still not finalized, Bucks trade front quiet (for now)

Just three hours remain until the NBA's annual trade deadline hits at 2 pm central time on Thursday, and the rumormill of Bucks-related banter has slowed after talk of possible moves for another point guard on Wednesday. Your latest rumor and innuendo update: No Sanders deal...yet Wednesday's big news: Troubled Bucks big man Larry Sanders was close to agreeing to a buyout deal with the Bucks that would see Milwaukee save something on the order of $20 million, leaving Sanders a free agent as he focuses on solving his undisclosed off-court problems. All indications are that those issues will...

Bucks, Larry Sanders continue to negotiate buyout

Representatives for Larry Sanders and the Milwaukee Bucks continued Wednesday to negotiate a buyout of the remainder of his four-year, $44 million contract, a deal that has three-plus years remaining.
Mavs Moneyball Feb 18, 2015

Larry Sanders could join the Mavericks but probably won't

There's some mutual interest, but it's a long shot. Larry Sanders may soon be a free agent when the Bucks finalize a buy out agreement, and the Mavericks have "cautious" interest, according to ESPN Dallas' Tim MacMahon. It's easy to see why. Dallas has been desperate for big man depth and even after signing Amar'e Stoudemire would love to add a solid center behind Tyson Chandler. Two years ago, Sanders was one of the best centers in the league, earning the moniker LARRY SANDERS! for his constant play making ability. His career has tumbled since then because of injuries, suspensions and a...
Brew Hoop Feb 18, 2015

Bucks and Larry Sanders close to finalizing buyout

No one was expecting a happy ending to the Larry Sanders Saga this week, but the ending appears imminent -- and it appears the Bucks will be dodging a major cap bullet in the process. Multiple reports on Wednesday morning suggested the buyout could more than cut in half the $36 million owed to Sanders over the next three-plus years, with most reports indicating the Bucks would opt to stretch the remaining amount owed to Sanders over seven years. ESPN sources say that Milwaukee's buyout of big man Larry Sanders is all but done and sides' parting is soon to be made official — Marc Stein...

Sources: Mavs have cautious interest in Larry Sanders

DALLAS -- The Mavericks wanted to sign 36-year-old big man Jermaine O’Neal to address their desire for a rebounder and defensive presence to come off their bench. So of course they have some interest in a freakishly athletic 26-year-old center who is available only two seasons removed from being a legitimate Defensive Player of the Year candidate. But the Mavs’ interest in Larry Sanders, based on conversations with team sources, is best described as cautious and complicated.

Video: How far can Bucks go?

The Journal Sentinels Charles Gardner and CineSports Brian Clark discuss how the Bucks have improved, how far they can go and the future of Larry Sanders.

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