Remember when the Cavaliers almost traded for Andrew Bynum?
No ones really saying how close the Cavs actually came to obtaining Bynum from the Lakers in the off-season, but theres no doubt they were involved in talks. Instead, Bynum was shipped to Philadelphia in a deal that send Dwight Howard from Orlando to the Lakers.
And Bynum hasnt played. Not preseason, not now, not once. And no one really seems to know when that will change, with Bynums knee issues seemingly getting worse by the second. Its as if his knees are made of scrambled eggs.
Now, imagine if the Cavs had traded for Bynum. The cost likely wouldve been something along the lines of Anderson Varejao and a first-round draft pick, potentially a lottery pick. Imagine Bynum not being able to play. Imagine the Cavs not having Varejao, not having Bynum, not having anything at all to show for their best veteran and other fine assets.
Granted, Bynum will probably play at some point. He has to, right?
And the 76e...