When Andrew Bogut signed with The Cleveland Cavaliers, their front court defense just got tougher. However, the former number one pick got injured in his very first game. The defending NBA Champions made a quick move and signed ex- Milwaukee Bucks, Larry Sanders.
Cleveland Cavaliers Signed Larry Sanders
The former number 15th pick of the 2010 NBA Draft is finally making a comeback. Larry Sanders who showed his basketball prowess in the game, especially in the defensive area. This is what the Cleveland Cavaliers need rght now. Although Sanders was out for 2 years in the NBA due to personal issues, the athletic power forward still has the skills. Larry Sanders have drawn a lot of interest from NBA teams but joining the Cleveland Cavaliers was his priority.
Larry Sanders Saga
Larry Sanders' departure from Milwaukee Bucks is upsetting. Prior to the Bucks, buying out Larry Sanders' contract, he was suspended for failing the NBA Drug policy. The standout of Virginia Commonwealth University Rams felt ashamed with what happened with his life. Sanders entered to a program in Rogers Memorial Hospital to help fight his demons. After two years being out of the spotlight, Larry Sanders announced last January that he is more than ready to play another NBA game.
The Defensive Specialist
For those who forgot how great Larry Sanders is, better check his bio. Sanders is a force to reckon when it comes to defense. What makes Larry Sanders great is his ability to time the ball for a clear shot block. Last 2012-2013 season, Sanders averaged 2.8 blocks per game with limited minutes. Today, as reported by various sports magazines, Larry Sanders agreed with The Cleveland Cavaliers.
This might be the chance Sanders is waiting for. Eastern Conference teams should be ready because the defending Champions has no plans in going down without a fight.