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Sanders' Smoke And The Mavs' Trade Fire

This would be a traditionally fitting moment for suspended Bucks center Larry Sanders to apologize for being a pot-addled knucklehead. Instead, he says, 'I believe in marijuana and the medical side of it.' That's the sort of comment that could drive down his value should Milwaukee opt to trade him this summer. Is it the sort of comment that should also drive down Dallas' interest in him?

Back before the trade deadline, documented the Dallas Mavericks' interest in Bucks center Larry Sanders. That's different than the Bucks being willing to give him away. After all, last summer they knowingly gave him a deal that starting next year pays him $11 million annually for four seasons, a contract that would make him Milwaukee's top-paid player. He's young (25) and skilled...