Originally written March 15, 2013 on Around the Arc:
If Andrew Bynum doesn't play a single game this season, and it doesn't seem like he has any desire to do so, at least the Sixers are off the hook for his ($16.9 million) salary.According to Yahoo!, the Sixers have insurance on the Bynum investment, and should he not suit up a single second, his contract should be fully covered. Bynum will still be paid, just not by the 76ers. No, Bynum doesn't deserve a single cent for his effort for the Sixers this season, but sometimes in the NBA seven foot stiffs with nacho knees can still make seventeen million. So there is still a sap in this story; someone still has to pay Bynum a huge chunk of change to alter his hair style ever other week. But, for once, at least that sap isn't the Sixers; they've suffered enough this season. --In other news, Charles Barkley said the Sixers shouldn't resign Andrew Bynum, meaning that they really shouldn't, as the Round Mound of Rebound is always right.
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