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Old 09-24-2007, 09:17 PM   #17
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Default Re: that JO to the Lakers non-trade

Originally Posted by hotsizzle
Bynum been a bust so far? wtf are you talking about?

The guy averaged 2 mins/gm his rookie season. He is suddenly put in as starter last year with Kwame/Mihm out and actually showed some nice things. Late in the season, he kind of broke down...again, it was essentially his rookie season. He averaged 8/6 and 1.5 blocks in 22 mins/gm; you wanna call that a bust when the kid is only 19?

JO's first two years:
10.2 MPG (avg 4/3 and 0.6 blocks on 45%)
13.5 MPG (avg 4/3 and 1 block on 48%)

He was 19 and 20 yrs old

Bynum's first two years:
2.0 MPG (avg 2/2)
21.9 MPG (avg 8/6 and 1.6 blocks on 56%)

He was 18 and 19 yrs old.

Look if you want to predict that Bynum wont be as good as O'neal or will flat out not get anywhere...go ahead but to label him a bust at this stage is just ignorant.

You bring up good points, Laker fan. I guess we should give Bynum more time. Hate to say it, but I will man up and say it: hotsizzle just owned me.
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