Report: Larry Sanders' suspension ends, Bucks to discuss return

Thursday February 12th, 2015

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders suspension ended after Wednesday's game, and the team will discuss activating him during the All-Star break, Andrew Gruman of Fox Sports Wisconsin reports.

Sanders, 26, was suspended in January for a minimum of 10 games after violating the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program, and his suspension ended up lasting 12 games. He has not played for the Bucks since Dec. 23 as he sat out 11 games personal reasons before being suspended.

Head coach Jason Kidd said the team will do whatever is best for Sanders.

"That will be determined during the break," Kidd said. "We will get together and talk and get him back in the fold with the family if that's what (is) needed. We'll go from there."

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In 27 games this season, Sanders has averaged 7.3 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.4 blocks. The Bucks went 12-15 with Sanders in the lineup and have gone 18-8 without him.

Sanders has three seasons left on the four-year, $44 million contract he signed in 2013.

In Kidd's first season with the team, the Bucks are 30-23 and the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference. Their first game after the All-Star break is

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