TAG: Andrew Bynum

NBA / Mar 11, 2014 / 10:32 pm

Video: Andrew Bynum Scores First Points As A Pacer

Andrew Bynum, Jared Sullinger

After a three-month absence from the hardwood, Andrew Bynum made his debut with the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night against the Celtics. Bynum was traded by the Cavs on January 7 to the Bulls after reported questionable conduct in Cleveland. The Bulls then waived Bynum the very next day, and Indiana signed him in early February. With a banged up Ian Mahinmi and improvement with Indiana’s trainers for his own past injuries, Bynum got his name called in the first quarter to check in. Read More »

NBA / Feb 12, 2014 / 3:45 pm

The Mad Ending To Andrew Bynum’s Cavs Tenure

Andrew Bynum

Cleveland’s decision to sign center Andrew Bynum ended when the Cavs suspended the 26-year-old for conduct detrimental to the team before trading him to the Bulls for Luol Deng and picks. The Bulls didn’t pick up the second half of his incentive-laden contract, and after a few weeks in limbo, the Pacers snagged him as a free agent. A recent report from Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reveals a certain anecdote that explains his post-haste departure from Cleveland. Read More »

NBA / Feb 10, 2014 / 2:15 pm

The 10 Biggest Surprises & Disappointments Of The NBA Season

Greg Oden

A little more than halfway through the year and we, the NBA fanbase, have been subject to a few surprises and disappointments we surely didn’t see leading into the 2013-14 season. As far as how the season has gone thus far, a majority of it has been expected. The teams we expected to be at the top of the East are there, and the same goes for most of the West, with the exception of Portland, stunning opponents with some incredible shooting. Read More »

NBA / Feb 5, 2014 / 4:15 pm

What is Andrew Bynum’s “Ninja Workout?”

Carlos Boozer, Andrew Bynum

Former NBA player-turned assistant coach, Darvin Ham, spoke with the Indianapolis Star‘s Candace Bucker about the newest Pacer, Andrew Bynum. After training with Bynum during his lone All-Star season in 2011-12 with the Lakers, Ham disagreed with the popular consensus and said that Bynum is “not a disruptive guy.” But that’s not even close to the best thing Ham mentioned. Apparently, Bynum is quite skilled at esoteric “ninja workouts.” Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Feb 1, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Report: Andrew Bynum Signs With The Pacers

Andrew Bynum

The Pacers announced today in a press release they had signed Andrew Bynum for the remainder of the season. Reports suggest they’ll pay him $1 million to finish out the year in a Pacers uniform. Bynum had been without a team over the last month after he was included in the Luol Deng trade, sending him to Chicago. The Bulls immediately cut him to fall under the tax. Read More »

NBA / Jan 24, 2014 / 5:00 pm

The 20 Biggest Wastes Of Talent In The NBA

Hasheem Thabeet

Every name in this list had the potential to be stars in the NBA but have yet to — or will never — reach it. The list includes players drafted high that were expected to develop into quality professionals and have failed to do so. Most of these players have showed signs of success at times but have not lived up to expectations so far in their career, whether it’s injuries that are the culprits, or perhaps a messy attitude. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jan 7, 2014 / 9:30 am

Report: Luol Deng Traded For Andrew Bynum & Picks

Luol Deng

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls have agreed to a deal sending All-Star forward Luol Deng to Cleveland in exchange for Andrew Bynum and draft picks, tweeted ESPN’s Brian Windhorst last night. The deal drastically alters the fortunes of both franchises as the Cavs look to make a run to the playoffs and the Bulls take the inchoate step of a massive rebuild. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jan 5, 2014 / 12:40 pm

Report: Andrew Bynum For Pau Gasol Trade Has Sunday Deadline

Andrew Bynum, Pau Gasol

The Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers have intensified their talks concerning a trade sending Andrew Bynum and assets to the Lakers in exchange for four-time All-Star Pau Gasol. But the Cavs have set a Sunday deadline for the deal, so if it happens, it’ll have to happen today. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Dec 31, 2013 / 12:45 pm

Report: Cavs & Lakers Considering Andrew Bynum – Pau Gasol Swap

Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol, Andrew Bynum

In the wake of Andrew Bynum‘s indefinite suspension, ESPN reports the Cavs are mulling a deal with the Lakers that would involve sending Pau Gasol to Cleveland in exchange for Bynum and assets. The deal would most likely come before the January 7 deadline when an additional $6 million becomes guaranteed in Bynum’s Cleveland contract. Read More »

NBA / Dec 31, 2013 / 12:00 pm

Please Don’t Shoot! 10 NBA Players Who Shoot Too Much

J.R. Smith

PLEASE don’t SHOOT! Welcome to the more shots than points club.

Nobody wants to have their team referred to as “Brick City”. So who are the chucker’s in today’s NBA? Who are the players who go out and consistently hurt their team with bad shots?

Let’s try and add some context to the term chucker. What quantifies a player as a chucker? Many NBA players have bad nights or shoot poor percentages from time to time. We could list lots of guys who are lacking a solid shot selection — Josh Smith, Rudy Gay and Carmelo Anthony could all have cases made. However, those three guys are, at times, great offensive players. They’re not who I’m talking about. Read More »