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Larry Sanders
Larry Sanders
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Born: 11/21/88
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:235 lbs. / 106.6 kg.
Salary: $1,865,546
While Sanders is doing well as an entrepreneur and businessman, he very much has the desire to return to the NBA — but the league’s policies on marijuana have to change in order for that to happen. “I feel like the stage is kind of being set,” Sanders believes. “The NBA is becoming more open-minded with their marijuana policy. Whether they’re going to test or not. Whether they’ll have guys in the drug program or not. I don’t know if people know how much of a factor that is for me.”
Storyline: Larry Sanders Free Agency
“My agent at the time, Dan Fegan, calls me and says, ‘There’s nothing we can do. You have to come back. You have to at least show up to practice. If you don’t, they’re going to sue you, they’re going to come after your contract, they’re going to take everything you’ve got,’” reveals Sanders. “I hung up the phone. I called them an hour later and said, ‘I’m retired from the NBA. But I’m doing it for free. I don’t want any money. Schedule a press conference so that when I get back after All-Star break in Milwaukee, I can let everyone know why I retired for free,’” says Sanders. “They call me back within 15 minutes and we have a deal. $15 million to just not come back type of thing. It was a rough way out,” Sanders says.
However, multiple violations of the NBA’s drug policy due to marijuana, a night club altercation that resulted in a torn ligament in his right thumb, and a stint on the Bucks’ inactive list due to personal reasons all halted the young star’s rise. The former Bucks forward feels like he was often targeted by the league to be made an example out of for his use of marijuana. “A lot of guys who were in the drug program didn’t get fined, didn’t get suspended,” reveals Sanders. “They didn’t have to go to rehab. Some of the guys never went through the things I went through with the drug program. I was micro-dosed. I used such a small amount. I’m not even sure it was showing up in my drug tests. I was just turning myself in. I was telling on myself out of fear.”
Storyline: Marijuana Use
“I started a company called ‘Citizens Of Matter,’” says Sanders. “It was an artist incubator at first. But then we started to move into the fashion and I started to meet all of these people in this world with a company called ‘Hunt’s City.’ We initially developed jeans for men with a taller build. Then it sort of molded into an everybody brand. Now we’re making stuff for everybody and every size.” Sanders also works with a company called “Click,” which produces a marijuana spray. “It’s really the first of its kind,” explains Sanders. “We’re a fast-acting nano spray — which just isn’t on the market. The guys that are behind that are myself, Omri Casspi, the Morris brothers (Markieff and Marcus) and Rudy Gay.”