Found May 22, 2012 on Hoops Journal:

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It seems the writing is on the wall. Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum, the subject of much trade speculation throughout his career, may be on his way out of L.A. after the Lakers fell in the second round of the playoffs for the second consecutive year.

When asked after the elimination game on Monday whether he expected to sign a long-term extension with the team this summer, Bynum responded with his increasingly frequent and increasingly frustrating indifference. “I’m not sure. It really doesn’t matter to me. I’ll play anywhere.”

Bynum has blossomed into an All-Star and his talent is unmistakeable, but he doesn’t seem to have the passion for basketball that is required to become a great player. And moreover, he has poorly represented the organization multiple times over the past two years.

The Lakers have a team option on Bynum for next season, and by all accounts they plan to pick up that option. But whether or not they place him officially on the trade block depends on if VP of Player Personnel – and owner’s son – Jim Buss relents on his unwavering support of the big man whom many have dubbed Jim’s “pet project.”

Changes are coming to the Lakers. That much is certain. And Andrew Bynum may have just foreshadowed his own exit.


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  • Kobe should jump ship and join the Clipper'S!!!
  • let him leave, he's a big baby anyway, AND he's LAZY, HE'S SUPPOSED TO BE DOMINATING,CAN YOU SAY SHAQUILLE ONEAL....NOT!!!!!!
  • Tired of Koby.
  • Never tired of Kobe. Bynum should have learned something from Kobe instead of being a big hater....
  • Chris Paul should jump ship.
  • Forget about Bynum. Can we talk about the folks being shot after the Ok City game. The players are low lives, the fans are low lives and the sport is a joke!! So .... who really cares who plays for who!! If there was never another NBA game ... who'd really care!!
  • As for Bynum . . . BYE! Damn right "BIGDEE44" he's lazy as you know what! The game has changed anyway, You have to be somewhat agile and athletic, Bynum has neither and a horrible attitude to boot!
  • Please get to steppin Mr Bynum. We are tired of your lazy, little boy attitude. Go to college and learn the true ethics of being a team player.......Hit the road.
  • Get rid of coach Brown. Have Jerry Buss fire his son before he screws up too much. He does not have the finnese to get trades in without leaks and man up to getting rid of slackers.Coach Brown was the biggest mistake. He could not handle Bynum and whip his ass into shape.

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