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Amick: Larry Sanders injury "relatively minor"

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Good news on the Larry Sanders injury front courtesy of USA Today's Sam Amick:

[F]ears that the third-year defensive specialist had fractured his back have been allayed and the injury is considered relatively minor. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity because the team had not yet updated his status publicly. It's unclear if the league leader in blocks (3.2 per game) will play tonight at Utah, but the Bucks are breathing a sigh of relief that it's even a possibility.

Sanders is officially still listed as questionable for tonight's matchup against the Jazz, with Samuel Dalembert expected to start in his place if he's unable to go. The Bucks return home after tonight's game and will have two days off ahead of Saturday's game with the Pistons in Milwaukee. Sanders fell awkwardly in Tuesday night's loss in Denver, falling on his back and hip after a mid-air collision with Denver's Kenneth Faried.