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2012-13 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS ... Posted career highs in points (9.8 ppg), rebounds (9.5 rpg), assists (1.2 apg), blocks (2.8 bpg) and field goal percentage (.506) during a breakout season … finished second in the league in blocks per game, while leading the league in block percentage (7.6%) … recorded 37 games with 10+ points, 36 games with 10+ rebounds and a team-leading 26 double-doubles (his numbers in those three categories for his first two seasons combined were 12, 4 and 2, respectively) … finished the season with 201 blocks – just the fourth 200-block season in Bucks history and the first since Elmore Smith in 1975-76 … had a string of 40 consecutive games with at least one blocked shot from Nov. 28 – March 4, the longest streak by a Buck in the last 25 years … posted his first career triple-double with 10 points, 12 rebounds and a franchise-record-tying 10 blocks at Minnesota on Nov. 30, joining Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the only players in Bucks history with a 10-block game … beginning with the 10 blocks at Minnesota, swatted 22 shots over a three-game stretch from Nov. 30 – Dec. 3 which stands as the most blocks in a three-game span in Bucks history … blocked four or more shots in five consecutive games from Jan. 2-9, which was the longest such streak since Abdul-Jabbar had a five-game streak in 1973 … grabbed a career-high 20 rebounds in a Bucks win at Boston on Dec. 21 … scored 10+ points in a career-best eight consecutive games from Jan. 2 – March 2, while also posting separate streaks of five and six games in double figures (after never posting two consecutive games with 10+ points previously) … posted his first career 20-point game with 21 points on March 28 vs. the L.A. Lakers, and followed it up with a career-high 24 points vs. Charlotte on April 1 … missed 10 games during the season due to injury.

PRO CAREER ... 2011-12: Averaged 3.6 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.46 blocks in 52 games during his second season ... led the Bucks in blocks a team-high 26 times despite averaging just 12.4 minutes per game ... posted 23 multi-block games on the season, third-most in the NBA by a reserve ... recorded three games with 10+ points, two games with 10+ rebounds and one double-double ... handed out a career-high four assists at Sacramento on 1/5 ... posted his lone double-double of the season with 13 points and a season-high 12 rebounds vs. Orlando on 2/20 ... tallied a season-high 14 points on 4/7 vs. Portland ... recorded a career-high four steals and a season-high five blocks vs. Philadelphia on 4/25, becoming the first Bucks player in over 25 years to reach both of those numbers in a single game ... missed one game due to illness (2/10) and two due to an NBA suspension (4/21-23). 2010-11: 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 career-high 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.

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 ... 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 and designs skateboard decks in his spare time ... 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.

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Height: 6'11''/ 2.11m
Weight: 235 lbs./ 106.6 kg
Born: November 21, 1988
From: Virginia Commonwealth University
Draft: 1st Round (15th pick) 2010 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2010
Years Pro: 4
Previous Teams:
  Milwaukee Bucks 2010 - 2013
Prior to NBA/Country: Virginia Commonwealth/USA

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