Bynum hopes to be back by April 12 game against Memphis

    This is the date that people seem to be aiming for… though anyone else fear Memphis?

    L.A. Times: Bynum said he was hopeful that he could play in the last two regular-season games, projecting the Memphis game April 12 at Staples Center as his first one.

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    • razz

      First….Oh Lord…. Why Memphis?…

    • COOOOOOOP

      Well I keep hearing Bynum saying I hope or Jackson saying its a possibility. So I just believe it when i see it.

    • paulpierce_best

      first of all paul pierce is better than kobe bryant. second andrew bynum wont comeback this season. third dallas mavericks will eliminate ur FAKERS… u can say good bye to ur la lakers

    • Saber

      ^ hahahahha troll :D

      Drew wants his revenge against Memphis !

    • Richard

      Bring it Bynum! Bring it.
      Lakers, step up yo game!

    • http://neoshocapital.com Farmabrick

      [Comment ID #66741 Will Be Quoted Here]

      PP-B – We don’t allow anti-freeze drinkers or expoxy huffers on this site, so please leave. Or people who can’t figure out how to use all the keys on their keyboard.

    • kobe8

      F that. he should play the game AFTER the Grizzlies.

    • karinLA24

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      i second that.

    • Brooke

      ha pathetic troll. If Pierce is so much better how come it took him that long to win a ring yet alone get to the Finals. Pierce 1 ring, Kobe 3

      the way the Celtics are playing they will be lucky to get the conference finals

      Bynum back is fantastic :) I am weary it is against the Grizzlies though

    • http://myspace.com/nathen2 OaklandLakers

      Explain how how Peirce is better than Kobe. Elaborate home girl.
      http://xfb.xanga.com/7edc4761c8430192930223/w148742822.jpg

    • Anthony

      That’s great news, but I was really hoping he would be back in time for Portland. I would do unforgivable things to get a blowout win there. o_O

    • http://neoshocapital.com Farmabrick

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      Any “revenge” would have to be on Kobe since it was Kobe who fell into Drew’s knee.

      No, Drew is coming back (possibly) against Memphis because, one, it is at home (so no plane ride to make that knee creaky), two, Marc Gasol is not a heavy “banger” (surprisingly, just like his brother), and, three, it gives him a day to recover, assess the knee, and then play the Jazz, who also does not have a “banger” (Okur).

      It’s a well-considered plan.

    • Garen

      i think that game is a bad game for him to come back. The last two years he has hurt his knees in games against Memphis. I clearly remember watching those games, and not only that, i was watching both games with my girlfriend, the only two games ive watched with her in that time. As you can imagine, she is not allowed to watch Laker games with me anymore.

      Come back another game damnit!!!

    • Jacks

      CAN SOMEONE SAY IRONY??????????????????

    • lakers_24

      ok I’m going to say this for this d u m ass that said this

      paulpierce_best
      Apr 3rd, 2009 at 11:08 am
      first of all paul pierce is better than kobe bryant. second andrew bynum wont comeback this season. third dallas mavericks will eliminate ur FAKERS… u can say good bye to ur la lakers

      Dear Mr Paulpierce_best

      I see your in our website this is THELAKERSNATION.COM is noot GOTGARNETT.COM OK go to your lil shitty website ooohh wait it doesnt exist lol….. I guuess we cant get ouut of your head cause i see you in this website alot lol
      ok Im going to be a straight out guy I go for the cleveland cavaliers but i support lakers to ok ok let me go on…
      celtics they had Delonte west and wally in their team did PAUL PIERCE EVER TOOK THEM TO THE SEMI FINALS LIKE LEBRON JAMES NOO I DONT THINK SOO IF KOBE HAD THEM TOO HE WOULD OF TOOK THEM PAST THE FISRT ROUND PAUL PIERCE FAILED TO DO THAT LOL and ya see wally and west they are good soo dont compare paul to kobe cuz if paul cant be better than james then theres nooo way he is better than kobe RIGHT LAKERS NATION WHOS WITH ME I AINT SAYING JAMES IS BETTER THAN KOBE I SUPPORT BOTH OF THEM SOO I AINT DISRESPECTING THE LAKERS IM JUST SHOVING THIS SHIT TO THE PAULPIERCE_BEST AND ALL OF YA CELTICS FAN THAT VISIT THIS WEBSITE LAKERS AND CAVALIERS ALL THEY WAY THE FINALS IS GON BE THEM TWO TEAM CANT WAIT

    • Mitch4Pres

      we should rest the whole squad for that game. i want to see a starting 5 of farmar shannon morrison powell and dj

    • Lakers 24 7

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      You need to worry about your Celtics being eliminated by Cavs or Magic. Now get your green ass out of here before we run a train on you.

    • LAKERNATION

      I say that would be great if he comes back vs memphis because remember the 05-06 season when we played cleveland and KOBE got ira newbal in the air and he laned on KOBE’s shoulder and his first game back was vs cleveland. So I say why not.

    • RAY ALLEN IS A BEASTT

      WHO MAKES IT RAIN ON THEM LAKERS NATION HOES???

      WHY ITS ME!!!!!! RAINING THOSE 3s ON YOUR FACES ALL DAY EVERYDAY BIATCHESS!!

      YOU LAKERS fans,or should I say FAKERS FANS are all scared to meet us at the FINALS! LEBOOB JAMES HAS NOTHING AGAINST US!

      KG WILL BE BACK HEALTHY AND THEN THEY’LL TAKE ON YOUR PATHETIC LAKERS!!!

      CELTIC PRIDE STAND UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      :P

    • Celticsarecrap

      lmao you stupid troll. Are you that pathetic that you come out and make not one but TWO screenames? Celtics will be lucky to beat the magic, let alone us.

      Celtic pride? oh you mean being dormant for 22 years and coming out when the celtics are decent again? ahhaaha

    • RAY ALLEN IS A BEASTT

      WHO HAS THE MOST CHAMPIONSHIPS AGAIN????

      HUH? HUH? HMMMMMMMMM….. LET ME GUESS…

      DO YOU KNOW THE ANSWER? PLEASE ENLIGHTEN ALL OF US!

      THAT’S WHAT I THOUGHT!!!

      =P

    • David

      Guys, ignore the celtics fans, don’t even respond to their comments. All they want is to irritate us and piss us off.

    • LakersFirst

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      Who was silenced for 22 years with a sh*t team.

      THE BOSTON SUCKDICS

      Who has 3 rings in the past decade. The mighty Lakers.

      Face it f*ggot, the Suckdics are done. HAHAHAHAHA

    • kwame4mvp

      just rest until the playoffs

    • ricky

      I’m excited that Bynum is coming back soon. I know it’s early but I think there are a few big names coming off their last contracts this off-season that can help us next season if they sign for veteran’s minimum.

      Some worthy unrestricted free agents of 2009 in no particular order

      F Artest *
      F Rasheed Wallace *
      G Kidd *
      G Iverson
      G Bibby
      G Andre Miller *
      F Marion *

      * indicates most helpful and desirable options in my opinion

      How player can help/hurt Lakers

      - Artest: defense, defense, defense, and also a very capable offensive threat

      – Rasheed Wallace: size, defense, shooting, rebounding, can switch between 4 and 5 spots to help rest Bynum or Pau

      - Kidd: defense, size, ball handling, passing, rebounding, leadership

      - Iverson: not my choice, i like iverson a lot but not for the lakers in my opinion. artest and wallace are questionable choices also but i would rather have them then iverson because iverson just doesn’t bring wins wherever he is and can be hard to handle, wallace and artest have shown constraint and control in past few seasons

      - Bibby: maybe but not really my first choice. not as effective as he once was but he can still bring the shooting and leadership ability he once possessed in Sacramento

      - Andre Miller: a good choice and possibly a very helpful one too because he may not be as big a name as the others on this list, but he does bring a lot to the table. he can hit shots, penetrate into the defense, handle the ball, passing ability is solid, and a very underrated floor leader, a surprising choice but a good one in my opinion

      - Marion: i think he would be an okay choice but his game really is suited for a fast pace team and not the lakers. he can still help with his defense, quickness, and slashing ability and versatility. good athleticism and can switch between the 3 and 4 spots. not my first choice though because we are a bit log jammed at the 3 spot unless Odom stays at the 4 and Bynum becomes part of the bench mob for a longer period of time, then i think it would work. odom and marion on the floor at the same time sounds like a fun 3-4 combo to see.

    • alex

      play bynum AFTER memphis. i think we should keep him at home every single time the lakers play memphis