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Posts Tagged ‘ Andrew Bynum ’

$24M: Andrew Bynum is headed to Cleveland

  Could ‘Uncle Drew’ soon be alley-ooping to another Drew? The Cleveland Cavaliers have officially trumped any other offers on the market for free agent center Andrew Bynum. Multiple media outlets are reporting that Cleveland has offered the former Laker center a two-year contract worth $24 million. He was in town for a face-to-face meeting...
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Mavericks pursuing Andrew Bynum?

  The number of starting centers is dwindling before Mark Cuban’s eyes.   Dwigh Howard told the Mavericks ‘no thanks’. Al Jefferson, unwilling to wait for Howard to make up his mind first, agreed to Charlotte’s payday earlier this week. Nikola Pekovic of Minnesota is a restricted free agent, making matters difficult. Andrew Bynum,...
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76ers, Bynum have no timetable

  The Philadelphia 76ers reportedly do not have a timetable regarding their decision to/not re-sign Andrew Bynum. This comes from team president Rod Thorn. “I don’t,” Thorn said. “He doesn’t become a free agent until the end of June, the first of July. “He is a free agent, he can go anywhere he wants to. It’s...
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Bynum’s season officially over

  After more swelling following workouts last week, Andrew Bynum has been contemplating whether or not to just pull the plug on his season and elect for surgery. Well, now we know the answer. Bynum will undergo surgery to clean out both knees on Tuesday, according to both Yahoo & CBS Sports. The decision to...
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Rockets will pursue Dwight, Bynum, Smith

  The Houston Rockets continue to plan for an offseason in which they will pursue a prominent free agent big man. Sources say the Rockets’ preference is to sign Dwight Howard, but will pursue Andrew Bynum and Josh Smith as alternatives. The Rockets have publicly acknowledged that they need a second star to pair...
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Collins on Bynum: “season slipping away”

  On Saturday, BlogNBAsketball.com helped to report that Andrew Bynum practiced with the Philadelphia 76ers for the first time this season. On Sunday, that optimism has dampened considerably. The always moody Doug Collins is adamant that his center is not even close to returning. “He looked like a guy who hadn’t played in nine months,” Collins said....
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Bynum practices, scrimmages

  Lost in all the Derrick Rose comeback chatter is Andrew Bynum. Well, not any longer. Bynum practiced with the Philadelphia 76ers for the first time on Friday, according to sources. He participated in a five-on-five scrimmage with teammates. Andrew has been recovering from bilateral bone bruises and weakened cartilage in both knees. The 76ers have exercised considerable caution...
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Bynum takes shot at Howard

  We all know that Andrew Bynum wasn’t thrilled about being compared to Dwight Howard for years out in Los Angeles then, ultimately, being traded for him. The Los Angeles Lakers felt they upgraded last summer, and Bynum knew it. That’s why today’s comments by ‘Drew’ could easily be taken as a diss towards...
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Andrew Bynum “not really optimistic”

  Andrew Bynum is, again, feeling pain in that left knee. It’s enough to postpone his return, again, until March. Bynum had been targeting his debut with the Philadelphia 76ers to be by the end of February. “I worked hard for two days on the court and then I got a lot pain, so we backed down...
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‘Bad Attitude Bigs’ are worth the trouble

  ‘Bad Attitude Bigs’…..catchy, isn’t it? The most recent episode of As The Cousins Turns has inspired me to take a look at why talented bigmen are given such a long leash these days. I remember being a teenager in the 90′s and seeing NBA teams give up way to soon on guys likes Rasheed Wallace and Chris...
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Bynum returning before All-Star break?

  It looks like it may be a good week for the Philadelphia 76ers. According to GM Tony DiLeo, Andrew Bynum could begin full practice and may even return to action shortly thereafter. “We’re hoping for the first of February for practice,” DiLeo said. “But we have to just wait and see how it...
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Ding Wrong: Philly wise to build around Bynum

  Well-respected NBA journalist Kevin Ding took a break from writing about the Los Angeles Lakers recently to discuss ex-Laker Andrew Bynum. He argued that the Philadelphia 76ers were un-wise to build their team around Bynum last summer. It’s a good argument considering that Drew has yet to play a game this season due...
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Bynum returning soon?

Local reporters drooled today as Andrew Bynum worked out with Sixers assistant coach Michael Curry. Draining hook shot after hook shot, it was the most sweating he’s done for Philly all season. Following the workout, Bynum told reporters that the pain in his knee is minimal and that he believes he can make his...
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Sixers still can’t close

  If there was one common theme in Philadelphia last season, it was not closing…..especially when the rival Celtics were concerned. The younger Sixers led the Atlantic Division for all but the last two weeks of the regular season, until Boston woke up. Then, in the playoffs, Philly was given an opportunity to exact revenge on the...
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The Art of Flip-Flop: James Worthy & Dwight Howard

The Art of Flip-Flop: James Worthy & Dwight Howard

  If you were watching as Time Warner Cable Sportsnet, aka ‘the new Laker channel’, debuted earlier this week then you must have been as shocked & awed as I was…and it has nothing to do with World Peace’s new infatuation with cupcakes. James Worthy and Dwight Howard were shooting promos together. What’s next, Mitt...
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