Found March 15, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
Philadelphia legend Charles Barkley wisely advised the 76ers to clip unlikable center Andrew Bynum in the offseason. The 7-foot, 285 pound Bynum, a snatch who landed in Philly (24-40) as part of a four-team, 12-player deal in August, recently underwent an MRI that revealed he has a degenerative knee condition. “They are in a dilemma now,” said Barkley, 50, who the 76ers took out of Auburn University with the fifth pick in the 1984 NBA Draft. “I wouldn’t give Andrew Bynum any money if I’m running the team. I’m not going to take that chance.” Barkley, an 11-time All-Star who … Continue reading →

Sixers won't have to pay Andrew Bynum's salary this season

If Andrew Bynum doesn't play a single game this season, and it doesn't seem like he has any desire to do so, at least the Sixers are off the hook for his ($16.9 million) salary.According to Yahoo!, the Sixers have insurance on the Bynum investment, and should he not suit up a single second, his contract should be fully covered. Bynum will still be paid, just not by the 76ers...

The Philadelphia Sixers have insurance that will pay Andrew Bynum’s salary

There’s a decent chance that Andrew Bynum won’t take the floor for the Sixers this season. There’s also a decent chance that Andrew Bynum won’t ever take the floor for the Sixers.And as depressing as all that may sound, there is at least a little glimmer of good news about the whole situation. According to John Mitchell of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Sixers have insurance...

Report: Insurance to Pay part of Andrew Bynum $16.9 Million Salary

Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum has not played one minute of basketball this season. Being hampered by numerous knee injuries, Bynum has struggled to get healthy all season and at this point there is a good chance he will never wear a 76ers jersey as he is also scheduled for free agency at the conclusion of this season. But despite him not actually playing basketball, Bynum...

Charles Barkley: 76ers Should Not Re-Sign Andrew Bynum

The Andrew Bynum era may or may not be coming to an end in Philadelphia, but one thing is for sure. former NBA great Charles Barkley thinks the 76ers should get out of the Andrew Bynum business all together. While speaking to the Philadelphia Inquirer by phone Thursday, Barkley said that “the 76ers should not re-sign Bynum.” “They are in a dilemma now,” Barkley said by phone...

Philadelphia 76ers insured against Andrew Bynum’s injury

Sixers president, Rod Thorn, has come out and said that the 76ers, whose first choice would be to have a healthy Andrew Bynum suited up and playing for them this season, have a league-wide insurance against Bynum’s knee injury. An injury than Thorn calls “bizarre”. “There is a league-wide insurance that he’s under that gives you some relief along those lines,” Thorn...

Thorn: Bynum's Contract Partially Insured

Andrew Bynum has missed the entire season due to bone bruises and damaged cartilage in his knees.

Charles Barkley: 76ers should Not Re-Sign Andrew Bynum

The Andrew Bynum era may end before it ever got a chance to start. The 76ers acquired the big man before the season but he has yet to ever wear a 76ers jersey as injuries have hampered Bynum all season. With free agency on the horizon many have begun to wonder whether or not the [...]

Sixers exec already preparing for NBA Draft lottery

The Philadelphia 76ers entered the NBA season with plenty of optimism. They were expecting to build upon last year’s second-round playoff appearance, but things have not gone as planned. Big offseason acquisition Andrew Bynum has been bothered by knee problems and hasn’t played in a single game. As a result, the team is 24-40 and headed for its second-worst season since 1997...

76ers rise up to beat Pacers

Spencer Hawes had 18 points and career highs with 16 rebounds and seven blocked shots to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 98-91 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night. Jrue Holiday added 27 points and 12 assists to help the Sixers win for only the third time in 15 games. While the Sixers are one of the worst road teams in the league, they are 19-17 at home. The Sixers...

Charles Barkley think Mountain West is a better conference than Big Ten

Apparently Charles Barkley hasn’t been watching any college basketball this season. Prior to Sunday’s Selection Show, Barkley was quoted as saying that the Mountain West and the Pac 12 were a better conference than the Big Ten. Now the Mountain West has four solid teams in the tournament in New Mexico (3 seed), UNLV (5 seed), San Diego State (7 seed) and Colorado State (8 seed...

LaMichael James pulls a Charles Barkley with his fans: “I’m not a clown”

San Francisco's LaMichael James may put on a show on the football field, but he ain't no carnival game, and he wants you to know it.

Shaq wore an all-white suit on TNT’s ‘Inside the NBA’ much to the delight of his co-hosts

NBA fan or not, if you’re not watching the Inside the NBA on TNT on a regular basis you’re really missing out. Last night was especially good, when Shaquille O’Neal made his grand entrance into the studio, resplendent in a stunning all-white three piece suit that made him look like a cross between Colonel Sanders and the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man… Shaq must have known that...

Milestone Night In Boston

It was a historical night in Boston last night with two legendary players moving up the all time rankings in points scored for their careers. Kevin Garnett passed Jerry West to take the 15th spot and Paul Pierce passed Charles Barkley to take the 20th spot on the all time scoring list in NBA history.  It was an epic game in terms of the milestones achieved by two of this generations...

WE Preview: Wizards vs. Suns - 3/16/13

                                                      AT                                        Saturday, March 16th, 2013 7:00 PM ET TV: Comcast SportsNet HD Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier   Radio: 106.7 FM/1500 AM Dave Johnson and Glenn Consor   Goran Dragic Martell Webster...
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