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Larry Sanders nightclub fight video released

Larry Sanders fightLarry Sanders was cited by police for disorderly conduct and assault and battery charges for his role in a November 3rd fight at a Milwaukee nightclub. Sanders won’t face criminal charges, but he has to pay a fine and appear in court in January.

The Milwaukee Bucks center actually injured his thumb in the fight and has been out for a month because of the injury. He’s still recovering from the surgery.

Anyway, video from the incident has finally been released. It’s in black and white and it’s hard to tell exactly what is going on, but the action starts to heat up around 50 seconds in. It looks like Sanders gets pushed into a VIP section, tries to pull someone in with him, gets handed a couple of bottles and throws them. Someone then jumps on his back, and a mini-scrap breaks out. That’s probably when he hurt his thumb.

Did you see him tossing those bottles like grenades? That’s reckless, my friend. One person said he needed stitches after Sanders hit him in the face with a bottle.

Sanders is planning to fight the fines. Maybe they’ll use the defense that you can’t tell who’s who in the video.

H/T The Point Forward

Larry Sanders cited for cruelty to animals for keeping puppies in freezing cold

Larry SandersIt’s been a bad run for Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders this year. Not only is he out around six weeks after having surgery on his thumb because he hurt it during a bar fight, but he was also cited in January for cruelty to animals.

According to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, a neighbor called police to report that Sanders had left German Shepard puppies outside in cold weather without proper food, water and shelter. The neighbor first tried to discuss the issue with Sanders, but was told by the player to leave his property. That’s when she called police.

The Journal-Sentinel says when an officer went to Sanders’ house, he found the two puppies outside and noted the temperature was 17 degrees. The dogs were taken by Animal Control, and Sanders received the citations when he went to pick up the animals the next day.

Sanders signed a 4-year, $44 million extension with the Bucks over the offseason. A first-round pick in 2010, Sanders averaged 2.8 blocked shots per game last season and has established himself as one of the best shot-blockers in the league.

H/T Hot Clicks

Larry Sanders has word ‘recieve’ misspelled on new tattoo

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders appears to have joined a club that has a very low membership rate and a poor reputation. That would be the misspelled tattoo club.

Sanders posted a photo of his new ink on Instagram over the weekend. From what we can see, the tattoo artist forgot to follow the whole “i” before “e” except after “c” rule that we all learned in grade school. Naturally, his followers began pointing out the mistake. Sanders later followed up with a picture of himself that was captioned as follows:

“Ummmmmmm….ain’t worried bout nothin”

A misspelled tattoo certainly isn’t the end of the world, but I’d be pretty embarrassed if I was Sanders. It almost seemed like he didn’t even notice, otherwise you would think he’d acknowledge the error when posting the picture or not share it at all. Now, if he somehow shares another photo that proves our eyes fooled us like that time we thought Kevin Durant’s tattoo was spelled incorrectly, I’ll be completely shocked.

H/T Eye on Basketball

Larry Sanders earns comical ejection by giving referees thumbs up (Video)

Larry Sanders thumbs upMemo to NBA players: If you’re going to get tossed from a game, this is how to do it.

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders disagreed with a charging foul he received with 2:45 left in his team’s 106-93 loss to the Washington Wizards Wednesday. He responded by sarcastically giving a thumbs up to each referee one by one following the call. Bennett Salvatore was not pleased with Sanders’ gesture, so he ejected the center.

“There were a lot of things I was frustrated with,” Sanders said after the game, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

It was the third ejection of the season for Sanders. He had 17 points, 11 rebounds, and two blocks before getting run.

Sanders doesn’t get a lot of pub playing in Milwaukee, but our friend Matt Moore at CBS Sports actually has him first in Defensive Player of the Year standings.

The ejection is much more amusing in GIF form:

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