Abdul-Jabbar Smacks Andrew Bynum On Way Out The Door

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 6 years ago '05        #1
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Abdul-Jabbar smacks Andrew Bynum on way out the door
 

 


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Today is Andrew Bynum day in Philadelphia, where he gets introduced to the fans and media, when he brings the hope of change to Philly. When they talk about having the second best center to counter a conference where the best teams — Boston, Miami — are going small.

But first, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has to smack him one time on the way out the door.

Abdul-Jabbar was brought in years as a Lakers consultant to coach a young Bynum, who had size and athleticism was but was raw like sushi and didn’t know how to be a professional yet. Abdul-Jabbar worked with him for four years off-and-on, but that ended when Bynum said he had learned what he could from the six-time NBA MVP, six-time NBA champion and NBA’s all-time leading scorer. Kareem lost his gig with the Lakers and has never warmed up to Bynum in part because of it.

Abdul-Jabbar spoke to the Los Angeles Times about the new look Lakers with Dwight Howard and Steve Nash and said this.

“Dwight is very committed to playing and winning,” Abdul-Jabbar said. “Andrew has been up and down on that issue. There are times he wants to play, do a great job and he goes out and does it. Then there are other times where it seems like he’s not focused….

“When I first started working with him, he was eager to learn,” Abdul-Jabbar said. “He appreciated me shortening the learning curve. Once he figured he did everything he wanted to do in terms of learning, he didn’t want me to bother him constantly going over the fundamentals.”

Abdul-Jabbar is right — Bynum’s focus went in and out at Lakers games. Part of the reason Pau Gasol got pushed to the side of the offense was to get Bynum early touches in the post so he would become engaged. Because otherwise if he wasn’t challenged he became disengaged.

Philadelphia will be the big test of Bynum’s maturity — they are making him the centerpiece of a franchise. It is what Bynum has wanted. Philadelphia has gone so far as to invite fans to come to Bynum’s press conference, to use him as a magnet to draw fans who have drifted away from the team back.

He is capable of living up to it, to being a dominant force. But it’s on him now. The nights off, the flippant attitude about it — that is not what franchise anchors do. Say what you want about Kobe Bryant, he brings the effort every night and demands the same of his teammates. Bynum needs to have learned from that.

Then maybe he really will have moved beyond what Kareem was trying to teach him.

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 6 years ago '05        #2
Dun Language 4062 heat pts4062 OP
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show those bi*ches andrew lee bynum
 6 years ago '11        #3
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Where's the part about him smacking bynum


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Regardless, Bynum will probably be to immature to lead philly to anything significant. Should be exciting to watch tho
 6 years ago '06        #4
datnolaboy 8 heat pts
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Very anxious to see what Bynum has. He's one of the most veteran members of that team. He's got his own team now it's show and prove time.
 08-15-2012, 10:20 AM         #5
PrETtY GOoD 
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That wasn't a real smack...
 6 years ago '06        #6
RAZAH CUTS 6066 heat pts6066
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Kareem ain't smacking him so much as telling him the truth one last time...

like a teacher correcting the paper of a cat that they know is about to fail, yet gives good constructive criticism anyway, in hope that the student will try and learn again..
 6 years ago '12        #7
ThePainkiller 356 heat pts356
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Good. Someone needs to.
 6 years ago '04        #8
GollyI'mGully 69 heat pts69
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this is why i thought bynum would never truly be great. his ability to give a fu*k exponentially decreased as the years went on.
 6 years ago '07        #9
Bkjj11 3745 heat pts3745
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yea his idgaf attitude then had to defend it on bx was humilating.

im not on payroll or sh*t lol, but andrew acted like a big baby from brownsville ny. like deadass.
 6 years ago '11        #10
Killa KMS 18 heat pts18
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kareem bring that sky-hooking a.ss game to dwight pleaseeeee.
 6 years ago '12        #11
Prostyle 2 heat pts
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That's why no fu*ks we're given when he got traded, you can tell by his body language he wasn't giving 100%.



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 08-15-2012, 11:34 AM         #12
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Bynum cares more about trying to shoot 3s than winning.
 6 years ago '11        #13
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lets go philly
 6 years ago '12        #14
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Man if Kareem teaches Dwight that sky hook....
 6 years ago '10        #15
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Dwight will never have the skyhook

I'll be happy if he teaches D12 the Drew jump hook. We know he won't have that fade away either
 6 years ago '05        #16
Wondah_Woman 7 heat pts
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Kareem was just sh!tting on Dwight a few years ago.
 08-15-2012, 01:52 PM         #17
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“Dwight is very committed to playing and winning,” Abdul-Jabbar said. “Andrew has been up and down on that issue. There are times he wants to play, do a great job and he goes out and does it. Then there are other times where it seems like he’s not focused….

“When I first started working with him, he was eager to learn,” Abdul-Jabbar said. “He appreciated me shortening the learning curve. Once he figured he did everything he wanted to do in terms of learning, he didn’t want me to bother him constantly going over the fundamentals.”


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 6 years ago '06        #18
Storchaveli 96 heat pts96
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Hard headed immature fu*k. I'm actually glad we got rid of him. He was starting to turn on people. Chucking up 3's and parking in handicap spots.
 6 years ago '06        #19
Rique 65 heat pts65
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lollll n*gga acts like Bynum cares he has rings hes about to get the max n plays half a.ssed he doesnt give a fu*k. hunid million dollaz
 6 years ago '09        #20
DesertEagle 50 heat pts50
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Where was he lying though? He pretty much told the truth about Bynum.
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