Will Andrew Bynum Leaving L.A. Lakers Stunt His Growth as a Star Center?

October 9th, 2012 by Maxwell Ogden Leave a reply »
When the Los Angeles Lakers make a move, the entire NBA pays attention. When an individual leaves the organization, however, the league writes them off as yet another player who will be cast into obscurity and irrelevance.

The question is, does leaving the L.A. franchise actually lead to a career of underwhelming success? That is the wonder surrounding the Lakers' former All-Star center, Andrew Bynum.

Bynum was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers as a part of the infamous Dwight Howard acquisition. He will now be tasked with a role that he has never been faced with: leading a franchise out of mediocrity and into prominence.

Quite the shift in pace from playing alongside Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol in purple and gold.

Although the odds are stacked against him, Andrew Bynum will break the mold. No longer will ex-Lakers become non-factors in the chain of the NBA's elite. Instead, Bynum will maintain his steady pace of rivaling Dwight Howard as the best center in the game.

In fact, Bynum being out of Los Angeles is the best thing that has ever happened to his young career. Well, aside from winning those two NBA championships.< ...

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