Found August 20, 2012 on Philly Sports Live:
In this modern age of the NBA superstar, 76ers fans should be overjoyed at Andrew Bynum’s willingness to express that he foresees a future with the team and organization. Of course in doing so, Bynum is giving up much leverage at the bargaining table. Besides, after the 76ers experience with Elton Brand I’m sure the team will be taking the proper precautions before making another max deal, especially a big man. However baffling as it may seem , the 76ers are reportedly contemplating doing just that. Reportedly preparing an offer for the 7’0″ center a monster deal making him one of the highest paid players in the league for sometime now. If you’re asking yourself “What are the Sixers thinking?”, you’re absolutely right. The Sixers would have close to $30 million in cap space entering the 2013 summer however if Andrew Bynum gets the max deal which seems to be in the works, say goodbye to 2/3 of that potential cap space.   And say goodbye to the first class free agent opportunities lik...

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As you no doubt have heard, Andrew Bynum is the big cheesesteak in Philadelphia’s crusty roll. He just came off a career year with the Lakers and will only be 25 this season, so there are expectations that he will rise above and beyond what he has already done. I do like Bynum, let me get that out of the way, but there are many alarming aspects about the big guynum: 1) He can...

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Andrew Bynum’s talent is undeniable. And his acquisition by the Philadelphia 76ers was a no brainer. If you have the opportunity to pick up one of the best centers in the NBA, then you go for it. The Sixers did, and the rest is pretty much history. Or is it? Bynum will provide the Sixers with the size and star that they so sorely lacked in seasons past. Other key acquisitions,...

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Says Andrew Bynum Wasn’t “Focused” on Winning

This isn’t ground breaking news from Kareem. Just confirms what we already knew. “Dwight is very committed to playing and winning,” Abdul-Jabbar said. “Andrew has been up and down on that issue. There are times he wants to play, do a great job and he goes out and does it. Then there are other times where it seems like he’s not focused. …”When I first started working...

Howard Trade Benefits 76ers More in the Long Run

By: Scott Burks We have all heard about the much-ballyhooed trade that rocked the NBA world by now: the four-team trade that sent Dwight Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers for some picks and a couple of scrubs.  The part of the four-teamer that folks didn’t pay as much attention to was the Philadelphia 76ers getting Andrew Bynum. As a fan of an Eastern Conference team (my New...

Top Games of 2011-2012: #2

Date: May 26, 2012Location: TD Banknorth Garden, Boston, MATop Plays: 3:32 (Rondo drains the dagger three. Seriously, watching Elton Brand’s spirit die, even from a distant camera angle, is totally worthwhile), 1:05 (Pierce gets a tough shot to go, plus the foul, wrenching momentum back after a thunderous dunk from Iguodala)Rundown/What it meant: When Derrick Rose injured his...
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