Breaking Down What Andrew Bynum Can Do to Prove He Can Carry a Playoff Team

September 18th, 2012 by Michael Fogliano Leave a reply »
With the addition of Andrew Bynum, it's easy for Philadelphia 76ers fans to get excited and immediately call themselves championship contenders. However, with all of the excitement and anticipation, little has been said about exactly how he will carry them.

First off, quality at the center position in the Eastern Conference is scarce. Now that Dwight Howard is a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, the competition has dwindled even more and Bynum becomes the consensus number one center in the East.

Over the last two seasons in the playoffs, the Sixers continually were being outplayed on the boards and never had a true big man presence to help fix this. Well, times have changed, to say the least.

Who will be able to consistently outplay Bynum? Tyson Chandler? Roy Hibbert? Brook Lopez? (That's a good one.) All joking aside, Bynum needs to fulfill this expectation of being the number one center.

Nonetheless, for now we can acknowledge that the Sixers have the most dominant center in the Eastern Conference. No big deal.

For the past couple years the Sixers have been a small team who would struggle in the low-post both offensively and ...

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