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The Los Angeles Lakers will pick up center Andrew Bynum's option for next season, according to the Los Angeles Times."He's the starting center on the West All-Star team," general manager Mitch Kupchak told the newspaper. "Why wouldn't we do everything we could to keep him here? We're ecstatic to have him on the team."The Lakers must exercise Bynum's $16.1 million option by June 30 or he will become a free agent.The 24-year-old is averaging career bests of 18.1 points and 12.9 rebounds per game this season.
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The Houston Rockets played without starting guards Kevin Martin and Kyle Lowry, but the Lakers were also short-handed.
They played without common sense.
Andrew Bynum picked up an ill-timed ejection late in the third quarter and the Lakers disintegrated with stunning speed in the final minutes of a 107-104 loss Tuesday to the Rockets at Toyota Center.
What started off so well...
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The Los Angeles Lakers have elected to exercise the option on Andrew Bynum's contract for the 2012-13 season, meaning the center will earn $16.4 million next season.
The NBA is not expected to further discipline Lakers center Andrew Bynum for his ejection from Tuesday's game against Houston, according to a league official.
Bynum was ejected with 1:10 left in the third quarter after picking up his second technical foul. He high-fived teammates and a handful of fans in court-side seats before being turned toward the locker room by a team security...
Andrew Bynum's ejection in the third quarter at Houston led to the Lakers giving up a 12-point fourth quarter lead.
The Los Angeles Lakers seem to be having a tremendously difficult time winning on the road. Letting their leads get away with the addition of a fast and creative point guard. Can the Lakers bounce back from this loss and pick it up tomorrow night.?
Ejection of Andrew Bynum in the third quarter set the Lakers back. If Andrew had stopped talking back to the referees, Lakers had...
Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum is still young. He's 24, though it really feels like he's been in the league forever. This season he's been healthy and in the Dwight Howard rumor mill, but he's all been an All-Star starter and his having a career year. So it's been an interesting year for Bynum to say the least. The latest turn is the least surprising...
The Lakers have until June 30th to formally exercise Andrew Bynum's $16.1 million contract.
HOUSTON, March 20 – Let’s not even lie. Our thoughts fast forwarded IMMDEIATLY to this game when Derek Fisher was traded from the Lakers to the Rockets last week.
After Fisher’s no-show and eventual buy-out, it was not to be. But there was plenty of napalm to go around towards the end of this one.
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Drew Gooden and Andrew Bynum have been named the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week for games played between March 12nd and March 18th.
When the Jazz win on the road, it’s news. When the Jazz beat the Lakers in Los Angeles… well, it’s the headline. You may recall that I planned to pay close attention to this game because I wanted to see how Derrick Favors would fare against Andrew Bynum. Favors had exploded for 23 points and 17 rebounds against Golden State on Saturday… but that’s Golden State. I...