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Tweet Cleveland Cavaliers center Andrew Bynum is one interesting character. After playing like the best center in the NBA in 2011-2013, Bynum had off-season knee surgery and was then traded to the Philadelphia 76ers, where he sat out the entire 2012-2013 season. Apparently during that time, Bynum contemplated retiring from the NBA: Andrew Bynum admits he considered retirement, and still thinks about it somedays. Frustrated he's not same player, dealing with knee pain — Jason Lloyd (@JasonLloydABJ) November 7, 2013 Let me get this straight; Bynum decided to wait a month into the off-season before having knee surgery, got traded somewhere he didn’t want to be, went bowling during his rehab and re-injured his knee, wore his hair like something out of a cartoon while collecting close to $17 million in the process and now says that thought about retiring? Forgive us if we’re not buying it. Bynum is one of those players that can be as good as he wants to be, even when limited by bad knees. He’s a seven-footer with great footwork and effective post moves to score on just about anyone. Bynum can be so good that the Cavs gave him an incentive-laced contract worth up to $12 million after he missed an entire season. Even if he really doesn’t like basketball that much, there’s no way a 26-year old is leaving all of that money behind so soon.
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Andrew Bynum was a member of the Philadelphia 76ers last season and was paid millions of dollars, but never played a single game for the team due to injuries. On Friday night, Bynum returned to Philadelphia for the first time since leaving the team and joining the Cleveland Cavaliers. Bynum came off the bench for the first time with 3:38 remaining in the first quarter, and Sixers...
Andrew Bynum has undergone multiple operations on his knees, and the surgeries have taken their toll. Bynum has played limited minutes to start the season for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Just being able to play is a positive sign compared to last season when knee problems prevented him from playing in a single game for the […]
When Andrew Bynum took a shot at the fans in Philadelphia on Thursday, you kind of expected the flippant comments knowing how his tenure went and ending with the Sixers. But when Bynum talks about where his overall game is and how much longer he will play in the NBA, he is somewhere stuck between optimistic and reaching for the past.
Bynum did not log time for Philadelphia last...
Andrew Bynum played in his third game as a Cav last night, which was his best performance thus far.
He scored 10 points on 2-of-6 shooting in 18 minutes. Mike Brown is being very cautious, monitoring Bynum’s minutes.
If Cleveland wants to take it to the next level, they’ll need a healthy Bynum in the second half of the season heading into the playoffs.
After yesterday’s thrilling...
Andrew Bynum didn’t touch the hardwood once last season, in his only year with the Philadelphia 76′ers. Bynum signed with the Cleveland Cavs last summer, playing limited minutes. In a recent interview, the former All-Star admits that the grind of rehab has taken both a physical and emotional toll on him. He admits that he still has thoughts of retirement.
We already knew that Andrew Bynum had a don’t give a f— mentality, but this just seals it. Bynum is now with the Cleveland Cavaliers and will face the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday. After spending his entire career with the Los Angeles Lakers, Bynum was traded to the 76ers prior to last season. His tenure […]
Andrew Bynum returns to Philadelphia as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night. This is the same Andrew Bynum to whom…
Andrew Bynum has been mistreated by Philadelphia fans, 76ers swingman Evan Turner said before chants of “Bynum sucks” and “Let’s go bowling” rained from the stands leading up to the Sixers’ tipoff against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Sixers leveraged the future of the franchise to acquire Bynum from the Los Angeles Lakers in...
Andrew Bynum was booed by 76ers fans in his return to Philadelphia on Friday, just like we all expected. Bynum was booed upon checking into the game as a member of the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers with around 3 minutes left in the first quarter. He was later met with “Bynum sucks” chants. Sixers fans have […]
Andrew Bynum was booed heavily in his return to Philadelphia as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night, when the 76ers won in a rout.
Bynum finished with four points and five rebounds in 18 minutes and seemed unfazed by the night.
“I thought it was funny,” Bynum said of his reception. “I thought it was a little weak. I thought it was going to be much worse.”
No real surprise here! Andrew Bynum’s time in Philly didn’t exactly leave a great taste in anyone’s mouth and the Philly crowd let him have it during his return on Friday night.
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After missing all of last season with the Sixers due to bone bruises and an eventual season-ending surgery on both knees, Andrew Bynum, now with the Cavaliers, said he considered retirement and still thinks about it occasionally.
The 26-year-old center, who recently said he doesn’t think he’ll ever get his explosiveness back, will take on his former team Friday when the Cavs...
The joy of basketball is gone for Andrew Bynum.
But, just like the rest of his game, the Cavaliers center is hoping it comes back.
Meeting with reporters in Pennsylvania for the first time after missing all of last season with the Sixers because of knee problems, Bynum said he felt as if he is a shell of himself on the court right now. He said he considered retirement after last...
This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Cleveland Cavaliers and our pal Andrew Bynum. That’s right, Bynum is miraculously healthy enough to ball tonight at the WFC...
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Thaddeus Young, PF 36 MIN | 8-12 FG | 0-1 FT | 8 REB | 1 AST | 1 STL | 2 BLK | 1 TO | 16 PTS | +12As I mentioned in the Fo’ with the Foes preview, I wanted to see Brown go to Thad early and get him going. Brown did just that and it helped Thad to get involved. He struggled to convert on those ops (1-4...