Found 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.

The Philadelphia Sixers have insurance that will pay Andrew Bynum’s salary

There’s a decent chance that Andrew Bynum won’t take the floor for the Sixers this season. There’s also a decent chance that Andrew Bynum won’t ever take the floor for the Sixers.And as depressing as all that may sound, there is at least a little glimmer of good news about the whole situation. According to John Mitchell of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Sixers have insurance...

Report: Insurance to Pay part of Andrew Bynum $16.9 Million Salary

Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum has not played one minute of basketball this season. Being hampered by numerous knee injuries, Bynum has struggled to get healthy all season and at this point there is a good chance he will never wear a 76ers jersey as he is also scheduled for free agency at the conclusion of this season. But despite him not actually playing basketball, Bynum...

Philadelphia 76ers insured against Andrew Bynum’s injury

Sixers president, Rod Thorn, has come out and said that the 76ers, whose first choice would be to have a healthy Andrew Bynum suited up and playing for them this season, have a league-wide insurance against Bynum’s knee injury. An injury than Thorn calls “bizarre”. “There is a league-wide insurance that he’s under that gives you some relief along those lines,” Thorn...

Taking Charles Barkley’s advice, the Philadelphia 76ers should not offer ‘Andrew Bynum any money’

Philadelphia legend Charles Barkley wisely advised the 76ers to clip unlikable center Andrew Bynum in the offseason. The 7-foot, 285 pound Bynum, a snatch who landed in Philly (24-40) as part of a four-team, 12-player deal in August, recently underwent an MRI that revealed he has a degenerative knee condition. “They are in a dilemma now,” said Barkley, 50, who the 76ers took...

Thorn: Bynum's Contract Partially Insured

Andrew Bynum has missed the entire season due to bone bruises and damaged cartilage in his knees.

Charles Barkley: 76ers Should Not Re-Sign Andrew Bynum

The Andrew Bynum era may or may not be coming to an end in Philadelphia, but one thing is for sure. former NBA great Charles Barkley thinks the 76ers should get out of the Andrew Bynum business all together. While speaking to the Philadelphia Inquirer by phone Thursday, Barkley said that “the 76ers should not re-sign Bynum.” “They are in a dilemma now,” Barkley said by phone...

Charles Barkley: 76ers should Not Re-Sign Andrew Bynum

The Andrew Bynum era may end before it ever got a chance to start. The 76ers acquired the big man before the season but he has yet to ever wear a 76ers jersey as injuries have hampered Bynum all season. With free agency on the horizon many have begun to wonder whether or not the [...]

Sixers exec already preparing for NBA Draft lottery

The Philadelphia 76ers entered the NBA season with plenty of optimism. They were expecting to build upon last year’s second-round playoff appearance, but things have not gone as planned. Big offseason acquisition Andrew Bynum has been bothered by knee problems and hasn’t played in a single game. As a result, the team is 24-40 and headed for its second-worst season since 1997...

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