Bucks Roster: Larry Sanders

LARRY SANDERS THE FACTS
Position: Forward
Height: 6-11
Weight: 235
Birthdate: 11/21/88
College: Virginia Commonwealth
High School: Port St. Lucie (FL)
Years Pro: 2 years
Drafted: By the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1st
round of the 2010 NBA Draft (15th overall)
BIO

2010-11 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS ... Appeared in 60 games with 12 starts in his rookie season with averages of 4.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 14.5 minutes … recorded a career-high 15 points on 7-10 shooting and eight rebounds at Orlando on 1/5 … earned his first double-double on 12/1 at Denver, tallying 14 points and a careerhigh 10 rebounds, along with eight blocks which was an NBA season-high at the time … scored 10 points on 6-9 from the field and five rebounds against Cleveland on 3/9 … tallied 12 points, six rebounds and three blocks against Memphis on 1/22 … blocked five shots against Philadelphia on 3/12 … recorded eight points, 10 rebounds and two blocks at Detroit on 11/26 … recorded multiple blocks in 20 games… scored in double figures in nine contests … led the Bucks in blocks 19 times, steals four times and rebounds twice … played two games (2/23-24) with the NBA Development League's Fort Wayne Mad Ants and averaged 10.5 points, 10.0 rebounds and 2.5 blocks ... missed one game on 2/2 due to illness and five games (2/8-2/12, 3/30) with back spasms ... had 13 DNP-CDs.

PLAYOFF HISTORY ... No NBA Playoff Experience.

COLLEGE ... Team was 75-27 during his three seasons with two regular season CAA titles and one postseason CAA title ... two-time CAA Defensive Player of the Year ... 2009-10: Averaged 14.4 points, 9.1 rebounds and 2.6 blocks ... First-Team CAA ... CAA's Defensive Player of the Year ... led team in scoring in 19 of 36 games and in rebounding in 29 of 36 games ... finished in the top five in the CAA in scoring, rebounding, blocked shots and field goal percentage ... tallied a career-high 31 points on 11-13 shooting in win over Hofstra ... had 14 double-doubles ... 2008-09: Finished year averaging 11.3 points and 8.6 rebounds ... improved free throw percentage from .456 to .558 ... CAA's Defensive Player of the Year ... had 18 points and 20 rebounds in championship game of CAA Tournament against George Mason ... blocked seven shots against South Dakota St. ... had 16 points and 14 rebounds against East Carolina ... scored 21 points and pulled down 19 rebounds against Hampton ... had 16 points and 13 rebounds against Hofstra ... scored 19 points and brought home 16 rebounds against Delaware ... 2007-08: Named to Colonial Athletic Association All-Rookie and All-Defensive Teams ... selected Mid- Major Freshman All-America by collegeinsider.com ... led CAA and ranked 11th nationally in blocked shots per game (3.0) ... appeared in all 32 games, including 16 starts ... blocked 95 shots, fourth-most in school history, as well as the most ever by a VCU freshman ... averaged 4.9 points and 5.2 rebounds in 16.6 minutes ... knocked down 5-8 field goals on the way to an 11-point, eight-rebound, seven-block performance in win over Towson ... had 13 points, 10 rebounds and eight blocked shots in against Longwood.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS ... Drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 15th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft on 6/24/10 … signed with the Bucks on 7/8/10.

PERSONAL ... Enjoys art ... would like to become a coach one day ...enjoys movies and lists The Sandlot as one of his favorites ... enjoys music of all kinds ... has two older sisters ... would like to travel to Italy one day ... is on Twitter as @LarrySanders.

HIGHLIGHTS
    2009-2010
  • Drafted 15th overall by the Bucks | Watch Press Conference
  • Led the Bucks Summer League Team with 14 points per game, 8.4 rpg, and 3.2 bpg per game | More
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