Andrew Bynum RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pacers rule Andrew Bynum out for first round series against the Hawks "The Indiana Pacers certainly weren't counting on him but if you were wondering whether or not Andrew Bynum would make his first playoff appearance since 2012, it won't happen in the first round against the Atlanta Hawks. Coach Frank Vogel informed the media before the series started that Bynum..." April 19

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Injury update: Andrew Bynum has continued soreness and swelling in his right knee and will be out indefinitely.

  • Pacers coach Vogel expects Andrew Bynum to be out ‘a while’ after aggravating a previous injury

    Pro Basketball Talk "Andrew Bynum didn’t make the trip to New York for Wednesday night’s game against the Knicks, and the move to hold him out wasn’t simply precautionary the way it was on the first night of a back-to-back when Indiana played the Sixers on Friday. Bynum is injured at the moment, and after..." March 20

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    Scott Agness @ScottAgness

    Bynum had his right knee drained yesterday. He's a little concerned because it's the most fluid he's had there since Finals w/ LA vs Boston.

  • Andrew Bynum out Monday for Pacers with swelling in knee

    Pro Basketball Talk "Andrew Bynum has been back on an NBA court for all of a week, playing in two games, he has averaged 11.5 points and 9.5 rebounds a game. He played 20 minutes Saturday night in Detroit. That was enough to lead to swelling in his knee, which will keep him out Monday night against the Sixers,..." March 17

  • Bynum to make Pacers debut against Celtics "Andrew Bynum will play in his first NBA game in three months when he makes his debut with the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday against the visiting Boston Celtics. "Andrew's going to play tonight," Pacers coach Frank Vogel told reporters after the team's shootaround. "It was really nothing that we saw..." March 11

  • Andrew Bynum could make his Pacers debut Friday

    Indianapolis Star "Andrew Bynum could make his debut with the Indiana Pacers soon. On Sunday, Bynum said that he hopes to be "cleared to play next week," believing that he could be on the floor by Friday, March 14 when the Pacers play in Philadelphia. Pacers coach Frank Vogel said the team planned to re-evaluate..." March 10

  • Andrew Bynum practices 3-on-3, Vogel hopeful he can play “soon”

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Indiana Pacers do plan on putting Andrew Bynum on the court in one of their uniforms. Of course, that can only happen when Bynum is fully healthy and in condition and that is going to happen whenever it happens (I have gotten out of the Bynum timeline business, I’d rather be Carnival Cruise..." February 28

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    Scott Agness @ScottAgness

    Andrew Bynum, who sat out yesterday’s practice due to knee soreness, felt much better so he did simulated 3-on-3 work post-shootaround.

  • Bynum told Pacers he wants to change attitude and win a title

    Fansided "The Andrew Bynum saga from earlier this year took on a life of its own as fans were reminded of how self-centered the big man’s image was when it came to how he carried himself with a team. Bynum had sat out an entire season with the Philadelphia 76ers, making little effort to play for them and..." February 05

  • Andrew Bynum won’t make Indiana Pacers debut for few weeks "The Pacers signed free agent center Andrew Bynum on Saturday morning, but head coach Frank Vogel said before Saturday's game that the former All-Star will not play for the Pacers on Monday night. He's unlikely to join the team before the middle of the week, and Vogel said Bynum might not play in a..." February 03

  • Larry Bird won’t discuss Andrew Bynum’s Pacers’ future

    Fansided "The Indiana Pacers decided to sign center Andrew Bynum to back up Roy Hibbert and provide depth up front with veteran Ian Mahinmi over the weekend. “We’ve got protection for Roy (Hibbert) and Ian (Mahinmi) and we’ll see how it works out,” Pacers’ president of basketball operations Larry Bird..." February 03

  • Heat ‘didn’t have much of a reaction at all’ to Pacers signing Andrew Bynum

    Pro Basketball Talk "Andrew Bynum ended up signing with the Pacers on Saturday, after several teams reportedly had an initial interest in his services, including the defending champs. Miami ultimately didn’t pursue Bynum, and he landed on the team that figures to be the biggest obstacle to the Heat returning to the..." February 02

  • Larry Bird says notion that Pacers signed Bynum to keep him from Heat is ‘the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard’ "Some NBA transactions are for the future. Some are for now. And some are for right now. The Pacers' signing of Andrew Bynum on Saturday wasn't just a win-now move, it was a move intended to enhance the team's chance of winning the NBA championship – this season. The 7-foot center – a former..." February 02

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    No. 1: Bynum wants more than min. money. No. 2: No team willing YET to pay more than minimum given ?s about how much he really wants to play

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    I'm told 8 teams are interested in signing A Bynum, most notably Heat & Clips. Playing time, contender status & $ all factors in decision.

  • Bulls release Andrew Bynum following trade with Cavaliers "The Bulls announced Tuesday the release of Andrew Bynum, who was acquired in a trade with the Cavaliers involving Luol Deng. Bynum, 26, averaged 8.4 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 20 minutes per game over 24 appearances for Cleveland this season. He signed a two-year, $24.8 million..." January 08

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    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    As expected, the Bulls just finalized the paperwork waiving Andrew Bynum, acquired in last night's Luol Deng trade, league source says.

  • Bulls trade Deng to Cavs for Bynum, draft picks

    Chicago Tribune "Ending one longtime era and starting a new, certainly different one, the Bulls traded Luol Deng to the Cavaliers late Monday night for center Andrew Bynum and three draft picks. The Bulls will waive Bynum before the second half of his $12.3 million contract becomes guaranteed on Tuesday. That..." January 07

  • Bynum-Gasol deal on hold for now "After a week of talks, the Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers could not find common ground on a trade involving Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum by Sunday night, sources told While there was disappointment a resolution was not reached by Sunday night, there is an expectation that..." January 06

  • Bynum-Gasol trade talks back on, deal could happen today "The Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Lakers could possibly execute a trade that would involve Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum. The deal could be completed by Sunday, according to an report. Talks had reportedly hit a standstill late last week, but ESPN is now reporting that the Cavs..." January 05

  • Report of completed Pau Gasol-Andrew Bynum trade quickly shot down

    Pro Basketball Talk "A Pau Gasol-Andrew Bynum trade went from stalled to done to somewhere in between, at least according to ESPN reports. After the Lakers and Cavaliers hit a snag in their negotiations, ESPNLA 710 reported in a since-deleted tweet: BREAKING NEWS-League sources say Pau/Bynum deal is done and..." January 05

  • Brooklyn Nets may trade Paul Pierce for Andrew Bynum

    Fansided "The most interestingly bizarre story in the NBA at the moment surrounds Andrew Bynum and his current situation with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Essentially, Bynum doesn’t want to play for Cleveland and the Cavs don’t want to keep him around. It’s not as toxic a situation as it sounds, but it’s..." January 05

  • Utah’s Richard Jefferson possible trade piece for Andrew Bynum

    Pro Basketball Talk "At some time Monday the Cleveland Cavaliers are going to make a move, trading Andrew Bynum to a team that will turn around and waive him in the next 24-hours, saving themselves $6 million. The only question is who is coming back to Cleveland. The answer may be veteran swingman Richard..." January 04

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Sources tell ESPN that Cavs remain in Bynum-for-Pau talks with Lakers but also now engaged with Jazz on potential deal for R. Jefferson

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    Bob Finnan @BobCavsinsider

    #Cavs have until 5 p.m. ET Tuesday to waive or trade C Andrew Bynum in order to save $6 million

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Word is Cavs calling every team on the map to see if workable deal with team looking to save $ exists before they must cut Bynum on Jan. 7

  • Bulls not interested in trading Luol Deng for Andrew Bynum

    Pro Basketball Talk "In the same report that had the Lakers in discussions with the Cavaliers about a possible trade of Pau Gasol for Andrew Bynum, there was talk that the Bulls may be interested in a similar salary dump by offering up Luol Deng to Cleveland in exchange for the suspended center. The move from..." January 01

  • Gasol-Bynum swap discussed "The Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers have had discussions on a trade that would involve Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum, league sources told No deal is believed to be imminent, but both sides are mulling it over ahead of a Jan. 7 deadline when the second half of Bynum's $12.25..." January 01

  • Bynum suspended for sleeping with his coach’s wife?

    Sports World Report "The Cleveland Cavaliers have been a mess this season and now the situation involving Andrew Bynum could make it into a disaster, as a report has come out that the suspended center was given paid leave after having sex with one of the members of the coaching staff's wife and the news comes from..." December 31

  • Cavs' Andrew Bynum on 'paid leave' "Andrew Bynum's unpaid suspension is over, but he will remain exiled from the Cleveland Cavaliers while getting paid, the team said Sunday. Bynum was suspended for the Cavs' game Saturday in Boston for conduct detrimental to the team and was docked one game check, which cost him about $111,000...." December 30

  • Bynum’s removal will allow team to commit more minutes to rookie Anthony Bennett

    Akron Beacon Journal "Andrew Bynum’s removal from the Cavaliers clears two spots in Mike Brown’s rotation. One will go to Tyler Zeller, the other to Anthony Bennett. The top pick in the draft has played sparingly to this point, but no longer. The Cavs are committing significant minutes to Bennett moving forward,..." December 30

  • If the Bynum Experiment is over, Cavaliers think they've learned from it

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Andrew Bynum's locker in the Cavaliers locker room still has remnants of a player who might return. Sneakers, shower shoes and headphones are clustered together on his bench. A loaf of bread and a jar of peanut butter – his typical post-game snack – seemingly await his return. His face still..." December 30

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar basically questions Andrew Bynum’s love of basketball

    Pro Basketball Talk "When the Los Angeles Lakers first drafted Andrew Bynum they brought in Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as his personal coach — people forget Kareem was about as fundamentally sound a center as the game had seen. He seemed a good fit with the very raw Bynum. Kareem tried to work with Bynum, but they..." December 29

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    Brian Windhorst @WindhorstESPN

    Clarification re Andrew Bynum. He was suspended for game yesterday in Boston. Suspension now over but he's excused from all team activities

  • Clippers might have interest in suspended center Bynum

    Los Angeles Times "Because the Clippers are in need of a backup big man to play behind center DeAndre Jordan and power forward Blake Griffin, they have been linked to Andrew Bynum after the wayward center was suspended indefinitely Saturday by the Cleveland Cavaliers for "conduct detrimental to the team." The..." December 29

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    Sam Amico @SamAmicoFSO

    #NBA sources now telling @FOXSportsOH teams not interested in Andrew Bynum and that #Cavs will release him before contract is guaranteed.

  • Andrew Bynum Suspended "Cavaliers center Andrew Bynum has been suspended for conduct detrimental to the team, Cavaliers General Manager Chris Grant announced today. Bynum did not travel with the team to Boston last night for the team’s game this afternoon at 1:00 p.m. vs. the Celtics and has been excused from all team..." December 28

  • Andrew Bynum is up front about the Cavaliers problems getting him the ball

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cavaliers center Andrew Bynum said he doesn't really have a preference for getting the ball when he's being fronted by an opponent. "You can only do it two ways,'' Bynum said after practice on Wednesday at Cleveland Clinic Courts. "You can throw it over the top or you can move the ball. Like I..." December 19

  • New-look, two-look Cavaliers learning how to play with Andrew Bynum

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cavaliers team that has won two straight games is a different squad than the one that began the season losing four if its first five games. Namely, it's a team that is learning how to play with Andrew Bynum – and that it's necessary to adjust everything when he's in the game and when he's..." December 06

  • Andrew Bynum starting to see results from extra work

    The News-Herald "The Cavaliers were given the day off on Sunday. It was a small reward for beating the Bulls on Saturday, the second night of a back-to-back set. Yet, on Sunday morning, one player didn’t want to disrupt his routine. While most players were probably sleeping in, Cavs center Andrew Bynum showed up..." December 03

  • Cavs get good sign with Bynum playing in back-to-back games

    Chronicle-Telegram "The reeling Cavaliers trailed San Antonio 65-32 after two quarters Saturday, the 33-point deficit representing the largest halftime margin in the NBA this season. The Spurs scored the first nine points of the second half to go up 42 and led by 43 soon after en route to a 126-96 victory, but..." November 26

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    M.S. Boyer/J. Valade @PDcavsinsider

    Bynum will start back to back games for first time with #Cavs

  • Cavs' Bynum to miss next two games to attend to personal, family matter

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cavaliers center Andrew Bynum has been excused from the team until Saturday in order to attend to a personal, family matter. Bynum, who made his first start of the season in Monday's 96-81 loss at Chicago, will miss games at Minnesota on Wednesday and against Charlotte on Friday at The Q. He is..." November 13

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    Jason Lloyd @JasonLloydABJ

    Andrew Bynum is out tonight, but Mike Brown is expecting Anthony Bennett to be available tonight. #Cavs

  • Bynum booed in his return to Philly

    Courier-Post "Andrew Bynum has been mistreated by Philadelphia fans, 76ers swingman Evan Turner said before chants of “Bynum sucks” and “Let’s go bowling” rained from the stands leading up to the Sixers’ tipoff against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center. The Sixers leveraged..." November 09

  • Basketball holds no joy for Cavaliers center Andrew Bynum

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The joy of basketball is gone for Andrew Bynum. But, just like the rest of his game, the Cavaliers center is hoping it comes back. Meeting with reporters in Pennsylvania for the first time after missing all of last season with the Sixers because of knee problems, Bynum said he felt as if he..." November 08

  • Bynum admits to considering retirement while continuing to work his way back from injury

    Pro Basketball Talk "Andrew Bynum is far from your typical NBA player. His interests are varied, and he’s one of the few in the league who treat the occupation as a job more than as his life’s true passion. Bynum didn’t play at all last season in Philadelphia due to injury, which obviously caused some consternation..." November 08

  • Andrew Bynum believes his explosiveness may be gone forever

    Akron Beacon Journal "The year away from basketball changed Andrew Bynum. He already admitted a few weeks ago it has made him work harder, now he’s conceding it has made him a different player. The explosiveness he once enjoyed with the Los Angeles Lakers is gone, and there’s a good chance no amount of rehab will..." November 05

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    Jason Lloyd @JasonLloydABJ

    Andrew Bynum will play tonight, said he expects to play in both halves. Obvious minutes increase