42 Facts About Andrew Bynum


Andrew Bynum was born on October 27,1987 and is an American former professional basketball player.


Andrew Bynum played the majority of his career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.


Andrew Bynum was named an All-Star and selected to the All-NBA Team in 2012.


Andrew Bynum became the youngest player ever to play in an NBA game.


Andrew Bynum signed as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he briefly played before being traded to the Chicago Bulls, who subsequently released him.


Andrew Bynum's parents, Ernest Bynum and Janet McCoy, divorced when he was a one year old.


Andrew Bynum spent summers visiting his father in North Carolina.


Andrew Bynum attended St Joseph High School, in Metuchen, New Jersey during his junior and senior year.


Andrew Bynum played in the 2005 McDonald's All-American game where he tallied 9 points and 5 rebounds.


Andrew Bynum originally planned to attend the University of Connecticut on a basketball scholarship; however, the 17-year-old made the decision to go directly into the NBA and made himself eligible for the 2005 NBA draft, where he was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers.


Andrew Bynum played in a preseason game at 17 years old making him the first player to play in the NBA at 17 years of age.


Andrew Bynum then ran down the court and shoved O'Neal with his elbow, who retaliated by elbowing Bynum's upper chest.


Andrew Bynum played in all 82 games during the season and started 53, finishing with averages of 7.8 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in just over 21 minutes per game.


Bryant was shown on an infamous amateur video saying that center Andrew Bynum should have been traded for Kidd.


Andrew Bynum played 35 games and started in 25 games during the season.


Andrew Bynum set a new career high in scoring with 42 points to go along with 15 rebounds and 3 blocked shots on January 21,2009 against the Los Angeles Clippers.


On January 27,2009, in a double overtime loss against the Charlotte Bobcats, Andrew Bynum committed a flagrant foul, fracturing the rib and subsequently collapsing the lung of Gerald Wallace of the Bobcats.


Andrew Bynum had averaged 26 points and 14 rebounds in his previous five games, posting five straight double-doubles.


Andrew Bynum was not the same player, averaging 6.3 points and 3.7 rebounds while often in foul trouble.


Andrew Bynum sacrificed himself in order to help the team and have a better chance to win the championship.


Andrew Bynum gave the Lakers advance notice hours, not weeks, before the opening of training camp.


Andrew Bynum acknowledged that his doctor told him in advance that he might need more repair to the knee based on findings once the surgery began.


Andrew Bynum said he would make the same decision again to delay the surgery until after his vacation, even with the knowledge that it would cost him a portion of the upcoming regular season.


Andrew Bynum finished with 17 minutes, 1-of-5 from the field, seven points, four rebounds and two blocks.


Andrew Bynum returned to the lineup for the start of the playoffs.


Andrew Bynum's actions were condemned by the sports news media, and he was suspended four games for the next season and fined $25,000.


Andrew Bynum was selected as a starter to his first All-Star Game.


Andrew Bynum did not join his teammates in huddles during multiple timeouts in the fourth quarter, instead sitting by himself toward the end of the bench.


Andrew Bynum was fined by the team around $7,500 for his actions.


Andrew Bynum finished the regular season with career highs in minutes per game, rebounds per game, and points per game.


Andrew Bynum finished with the third-highest field-goal percentage in the league and 6th overall in blocks per game.


Andrew Bynum ended the season tied with Oklahoma City All-Star guard Russell Westbrook at 10th overall in Player Efficiency Rating with a PER of 23.00.


Andrew Bynum only missed one game the entire season due to injury.


Andrew Bynum became widely mentioned along with Howard as being the top center playing in the NBA.


About a week before training camp, Andrew Bynum underwent Orthokine treatments on both of his knees to stimulate healing for his arthritis.


Andrew Bynum was diagnosed with a bone bruise to his right knee that was unrelated to the treatments he received.


Andrew Bynum did not practice or play with the team prior to the season, and suffered another setback after injuring his left knee while bowling.


Since training camp, Andrew Bynum had been firm that he would make his debut for Philadelphia, and had targeted the All-Star break for his return.


On July 19,2013, Andrew Bynum signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers.


On February 1,2014, Andrew Bynum signed with the Indiana Pacers for the remainder of the season.


Andrew Bynum was expected to back up All-Star center Roy Hibbert along with Ian Mahinmi.


Andrew Bynum appeared in only two games before Indiana declared him out indefinitely with swelling and soreness in his right knee; he missed the remainder of the regular season.