Found August 15, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Andrew Bynum has the size and ability to be one of the best centers in the NBA. His skill has never really been in question. His motivation has. Sixers fans are hoping a change of scenery will mean a change in attitude and a new beginning for their franchise. As someone who worked with Bynum for quite some time, Kareem Abdul-Jabar knows all about the former Laker’s tendencies and what Dwight Howard should be able to bring to L.A. that he couldn’t.
“Dwight is very committed to playing and winning,” Abdul-Jabbar said according to the LA Times. “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 with him, he was eager to learn. He appreciated me shortening the learning curve. Once he figured he did everything he wanted to do in terms of learning, he didn’t want me to bother him constantly going over the fundamentals.”
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Miami, Chicago, then Philadelphia. Those are my top-three teams in the Eastern Conference right now. By right now I mean on paper. We certainly have not played a game yet, and I do realize that Indiana might disagree this statement. But I am going to make it anyway.
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Being excited is an understatement in regards to the Philadelphia 76ers fans’ reaction to hearing that the two-time NBA champion in Andrew Bynum will be the new face of the franchise.
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