Found May 22, 2012 on RealGM:
The Lakers have a $16.1 million team option on Andrew Bynum for next season.

Bynum may be out in L.A., says he'll play anywhere

Andrew Bynum is one of those players that you have to wonder if his level of talent is worth all the negatives he brings to the table. He’s had moments of brilliance over his 7-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, but he’s also caused some big headaches. Bynum has always had the height to play in the NBA, there’s no doubt about that. He’s always had the skill as well...

Andrew Bynum says he can “play anywhere” next season

Andrew Bynum wasn’t really engaged in what would ultimately be the Lakers final game of the 2011-2012 NBA season. Early foul trouble could be the blame but in a closeout game, that’s not an excuse. 10 points and 4 rebounds… you’re an ALL-STAR Sir! In a postgame conversation with TNT’s Craig Sager, Bynum stated that [...]

Report: Lakers' Bynum offers conflicting views on his future

Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum offered confusing and somewhat conflicting comments after Monday's Game 5 about whether he expects to remain with the Lakers, USA Today reported Tuesday. He had just 10 points and four rebounds in 35 minutes of action in Monday's loss to Oklahoma City, which eliminated the Lakers from the postseason. The Lakers have said they plan...

Lakers' Bynum plans to have Orthokine therapy

Even though Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum remained healthy this past season, he said on Wednesday he plans to go to Germany in September to undergo Orthokine therapy, which is the procedure Kobe Bryant had last offseason. "He just told me it helped him out," Bynum told reporters. Bynum, who made his comments after his exit interview with general manager Mitch...

No team can build around Andrew Bynum

Andrew Bynum isn’t even 25 years old yet. The Los Angeles Lakers have been waiting for Andrew Bynum to mature for the past 5 seasons. He finally broke out this year as the 2nd best center in the NBA, putting up 18.7 points and 11.8 rebounds per game during the regular season. Dominating numbers from a dominating physical presence. But don’t let his physical stature and the numbers...


Bynum appears indifferent to a Laker return while Bryant vows L.A. will construct another title contender soon. In the aftermath of another disappointing Lakers playoff fail, L.A. center ANDREW BYNUM was asked if he intended to sign a long-term deal with the Lakers which L.A. holds a $16.1 million team option for next season. Get ready for another head scratching Bynum response...

Andrew Bynum: 'I’ll play anywhere'

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What’s next for the Andrew Bynum?

One thing is clear: the Lakers need to shakeup their roster and GM Mitch Kupchak noted that today. After getting bounced in the second round of the playoffs for the second year in a row, the Lakers are looking for answers. They tried to acquire Chris Paul but the league denied it. They were “shopping” Andrew Bynum, but only for Dwight Howard. They ended up keeping Bynum and...

Lakers stuck in a moment they can't get out of

Are bloggers allowed to paraphrase U2 or can I only quote groups like Wu-Tang, Mobb Deep, Tribe Called Quest or solo acts like Talib Kweli? Either way, U2 just happened in this post. It's also how Los Angeles Lakers fans must feel after seeing there team get embarrassed in the second round of the playoffs for the second year in a row. Assuming they pick up Andrew Bynum'...

Thunder face one more giant to get to Finals

OKLAHOMA CITY Playing the Los Angeles Lakers has a special feeling. More than just games, there seems to be drama on every possession. Even their press conferences drip with emotion and adventure the stuff of made-for-TV movies. There's Kobe and Gasol. There's Andrew Bynum and the debate over what's going on his head. And of course, there's Metta World Peace&...

Metta World Peace takes blame off Mike Brown, still calls him a ‘fat a**’

Now that Lakers’ season has finally ended in a fiery train-wreck of a spectacle, the obligatory finger pointing can officially begin. Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum are sure to see their fare share of blame. Even Kobe Bryant, with his “no free handouts” performance in Game 4, shouldn’t be immune to criticism. Mike Brown, deservedly or not, is likely to face a great deal of heat...

Are the Lakers over the Hill?

The LA Lakers fall in the Western Conference semifinals for the 2nd consecutive year and although they made some changes. They were not enough. Lakers walk away in defeat We saw a big improvement from Andrew Bynum whose numbers were easily career bests. He still seemed to play tentative at times and flashed immaturity throughout the season. There is no denying Bynum’s potential...
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