Sanders notches first NBA double-double, blocks 8 shots

Larry Sanders has a pretty sharp learning curve.

The rookie F/C for the Milwaukee Bucks, and highest ever drafted player out of VCU notched his first ever NBA double-double and blocked a RIDICULOUS 8 shots in his third ever start in the league.

Sanders has seen increased minutes due to injuries to Bucks’ big men Andrew Bogut and Drew Gooden, and tonight showed Bucks fans and Milwaukee brass what he is capable of doing with a little bit of time to figure things out.

Sanders 14 points, 10 rebounds and 8 blocks on the night are all career highs for the rookie.

VCU School of the Arts (BFA '07) and Center for Sport Leadership (M.Ed. '10) alumnus, Mat has followed VCU basketball since the Sunbelt days when he'd...