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Bucks C Sanders close to returning

The SportsXchange

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders is expected to return to action on Friday night for a game against the Brooklyn Nets after missing more than a month with an injured thumb.

The Bucks, who have the worse record in the Eastern Conference at 6-22, list Sanders as probable after he practiced with the team on Thursday. He suffered a torn ligament in the thumb in mid-November during an altercation at a nightclub.

Sanders has played in only three games this season and is averaging 2.7 points and 3.7 rebounds.

The 25-year-old signed an $44 million contract extension last summer.

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