Report: Bucks, Larry Sanders near contract extension

Jay Sorgi

Bucks center Larry Sanders posterizes the Miami Heat's Lamar Odom during the 2013 NBA playoffs. Photo: Image by TODAY'S TMJ4

Report: Bucks, Larry Sanders near contract extension

CREATED Aug. 8, 2013

MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Bucks and center/forward Larry Sanders are near a new deal, according to a published report.

ESPN's Marc Stein says that the two sides are getting closer to finalizing an extension.  Sources tell Stein that it could surpass $10 million/year. 

Sanders scored 9.8 points and grabbed 9.5 rebounds per game in 27.1 minutes per contest during the 2012-13 season.

After news broke of the negotiations, Sanders tweeted two messages:

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