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Latest News / Jan 16, 2015 / 5:30 pm

NBA Suspends Larry Sanders For Minimum 10 Games After Violating League’s Anti-Drug Policy

Larry Sanders

Today the NBA suspended Larry Sanders for a minimum of 10 games after he violated the league’s Anti-Drug Policy. Although the NBA hasn’t revealed what the suspension stems from within that policy, the news comes after a five-game suspension last year for testing positive for cannabis for the third time (the first two positive tests don’t result in a suspension). Read More »

Latest News / Jan 7, 2015 / 11:30 am

Larry Sanders Refutes Report Of Telling Bucks He No Longer Wants To Play

Larry Sanders

Just 24 hours after a report surfaced that Larry Sanders recently told his team that he no longer wants to play basketball, the talented, mercurial center was on the Milwaukee Bucks’ bench in dress attire for their loss to the Phoenix Suns. More important is that Sanders publicly refuted that rumor to reporters after the game, insisting it’s “not true.” Read More »

Latest News, Twitter / Jan 5, 2015 / 4:30 pm

Report: Sanders Tells Bucks He Doesn’t Want To Play Basketball Anymore

Larry Sanders, James Harden

Bucks center Larry Sanders has missed the last six games due to — at first – the flu, but now “personal reasons,” according to head coach Jason Kidd. Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times revealed today on Twitter that Sanders might not want to play basketball anymore, even though he’s in the first year of a four-year, $44 million contract. Read More »

NBA / Nov 22, 2014 / 9:00 pm

GIF: Larry Sanders Rises For Huge Block On Paul Pierce, Poses, Salutes Crowd

Larry Sanders

The league is so much more fun when Larry Sanders is on the court and playing well. Watch the Milwaukee Bucks mercurial, talented big man do what he does best by swatting a Paul Pierce layup, posing, and saluting to a frenzied Bradley Center crowd in his team’s game against the Washington Wizards. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 6, 2014 / 10:15 am

Video: Larry Sanders Block Leads To Greek Freak Oop

Larry Sanders, Taj Gibson

Good defense leads to easy offense. That’s a mantra repeated by many coaches, but it’s true. The more turnovers a team can force, or blocked shots on the back end, the faster you can get out on the break. The Bucks proved it last night when Larry Sanders snuffed Taj Gibson against the backboard and Brandon Knight ended up tossing an alley-oop to Giannis “Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 29, 2014 / 8:45 pm

Video: Lance Stephenson Rises For Vicious Power Dunk Over Larry Sanders

Lance Stephenson

Lance Stephenson’s first game as a Charlotte Hornet hasn’t gone as planned. Born Ready didn’t score until the third quarter of his team’s regular season debut against the Milwaukee Bucks, but perhaps Stephenson’s second basket will be what gets him going. Watch Lance gather with a power dribble before rising for a vicious poster dunk on elite rim-protector Larry Sanders. Read More »

NBA / Aug 16, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Brandon Knight On Charity, The Bucks, & Expectations For 2014-2015

Brandon Knight

Being a basketball player in the NBA carries far greater responsibility than just playing for one of the 30 franchises in the league on a daily basis. There is that unwritten rule that players are supposed to give back. That mantra is one that some players may exercise through their team’s many community events and call it a day. But the vast majority of players do something more and take that responsibility a step further by forming their own charities or making appearances that allows them to do things outside of the team they play for.

On a sweltering August afternoon in South Florida, Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Knight gave back to the community that helped him achieve so much of his success with a back to school drive at Margate’s Firefighter’s Park. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Apr 8, 2014 / 3:15 pm

2013-14 Fantasy Basketball All-Disappointment Team

Derrick Rose

Injuries and busts and yes, even old age, all played a part in this one, but now that the fantasy season is ending, here is this year’s All-Disappointment Team. Many league titles probably came down to no-name players like Alec Burks and Darren Collison making huge contributions but much of the season was dominated by the continued absence and abysmal play of these five should-be studs. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Apr 5, 2014 / 6:17 pm

Larry Sanders Suspended 5 Games, But Says “I Believe In Marijuana”

Larry Sanders, James Harden

Bucks center Larry Sanders was apologetic after the NBA handed down a five-game suspension following his use of cannabis, which is expressly forbidden by the NBPA’s (National Basketball Players Association) drug program. But the 6-11 Sanders defended his use of marijuana in an interview before Milwaukee’s Friday night game at the United Center in Chicago. Read More »

Ink / Feb 25, 2014 / 2:00 pm

3 Current NBA Players With The Most Tattoos

J.R. Smith

To celebrate the New Season of Ink Master, premiering tonight at 10/9c on Spike, the show is sponsoring “Tattoo Bracket 2014.” Vote on your favorite tattoos for your chance to win a trip for 2 to SXSW. Vote HERE before it’s too late! If you’re too embarrassed by your own tattoo to submit, just think of these 3 NBA players who have turned their entire bodies into a tattoo artist’s panorama. Read More »