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Andrew Bynum had an adoring public in front of him and beaming management on stage to his right.
The Philadelphia 76ers had thrown open the doors of a press conference to the public and hundreds of fans, longing for a reason to get excited again, came to chant the name of their new superstar. Eager to win over his new supporters, Bynum worked the faithful into a frenzy. Without playing a game for the Sixers, he said he wanted to make Philadelphia his home - and the team was ready to commit.
''Where do I sign?'' owner Joshua Harris said. ''Show me the contract.''
Harris should be glad now he didn't sign any deals in early August.
Those cheers for Bynum were the only ones the 7-foot center has heard 38 games into a season that has the Sixers spiraling from hopeful Atlantic Division contenders toward the NBA draft lottery. With Bynum, the Sixers expected to make a deep run in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Without him, the Sixers are lagging at...
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Andrew Bynum believes he could return around the All-Star break.
The Philadelphia Daily News reported that the former Lakers center isn't sure when he'll return for sure but has said that his knee isn't hurting him. At most, he's called the pain "minimal" and "tolerable."
That's good news to fantasy owners who have been stashing Bynum...
Andrew Bynum is still working his way back. His injury has kept him off the court for the entire season, but the new Philadelphia 76ers center is getting closer. He took the next big step in his recovery yesterday and is taking shots on the court.CSN Philly had the video. Bynum taking simple shots with no hop may not seem like a big step, but for a player who has seen almost...
Andrew Bynum is eying a comeback around the NBA All-Star break, according to ESPN. Bynum has yet to play in a single game since joining the 76ers before the season but is hoping to make an impact before season’s end. Here is what Bynum said about his knees: “They’re the best I’ve had in a [...]
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Andrew Bynum worked out in front of the media on the basketball court shooting jumpers, including three pointers, for the first time this season on Monday and talked about a possible return around the All-Star Break:
Andrew Bynum on resuming basketball activities: “I still got quite a ways to go, but I’m making good progress. That waiting [to resume basketball activities] is...
No it wasn’t a full workout with his teammates, or some 100% full go type of thing, but Sixers center Andrew Bynum got his first official on court work in since being traded to team this summer.
Crossing Broad reports that Bynum got up some shots, moved around a little bit, and even broke a sweat. Bynum spoke to the media after his session and revealed that he’s been running...
Today Philadelphia 76ers GM Tony DiLeo announced Andrew Bynum has been cleared to increase activity with his rehab plan in place. Although the Sixers are reporting there is no timetable for his return, Shams Charania of RealGM.com reports that Bynum has been running on a treadmill and shooting privately, also telling reporters he could play by the All-Star break...
The current NBA season is reaching a pivotal point for the 76ers. Philadelphia, currently sitting at 16-22, good for ninth in the Eastern Conference and a full four games out of the final playoff spot, is entering its longest home stand of the season. After an impressive, yet somewhat surprising victory over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night, the Sixers will play 11 of their...
Andrew Bynum told reporters that his knee pain is minimal and that he could return around the All-Star break in February.
Doug Collins was pleased his Philadelphia 76ers were able to get their homestand off to a solid start their last time out, though he'd like to see some improvement on the defensive end of the floor.
A similar performance to their first meeting with the New Orleans Hornets likely would suffice as they seek their sixth victory in the last seven matchups Tuesday night.
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Whether it is hockey news or Eagles news, today's daily buzz has plenty to talk about. With the Flyers set to open their season on Saturday versus the Pittsburgh Penguins, expect a lot of Flyers news.
While hockey is back, the Eagles are still looking for a new head coach. Today, the Philadelphia Eagles will bring in Gus Bradley in for his 2nd...