Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 5/2/12
For a guy who just scored 27 points and found himself on the winning end of a second consecutive playoff game, Andrew Bynum was in a lousy mood. His answers, most of them anyway, are not worth repeating. It's not that they were offensive, just conspicuously short. Finally, someone thought to ask him why. "I left a lot on the court today," he said. "I worked way too hard before the game to let that happen. I could have had a perfect game." A perfect game? It's about as rare in basketball as it is in baseball, though even more difficult to quantify. If there were any real revelation in Bynum's remark, it was his opinion of himself, an idea (a conceit, really) that perfection was within his grasp. "He expects greatness out of himself," said Kobe Bryant. "He believes he can have monster games on a consistent basis like he did last game." The last game, you may recall, saw Bynum go for one of the most interesting lines you'll see: 10 points, 13 boards and 10 blocks. Tuesday night's ...
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