Very excellent news to hear! Now do your job, Mitch. And sign him!

O.C. Register: Andrew Bynum did indeed receive medical clearance from doctors Thursday and will begin training in earnest by mid-July. His agent, David Lee, said the Lakers center did not have any pain or swelling in his surgically repaired left knee and will be ready to go by training camp in October.

  • kPoAbUe

    plz be good

  • Thuggishdeer

    Holy Fu#k this cant be good. big news as in he can play now, or he cant play ever…. if hes done were fu#ked

  • lakerschamps08

    well lets hope for the best…

  • http://ld2k.com LD2k

    No way would they go for extension if his knee wasn’t a sure-bet.

    I think it’ll be good news :)

  • daboss1848

    good news on knee + extension signed 3 yrs, with 4th yr player option for 40 mil

  • LAKing

    I hate these stupid agents, they can screw up the entire career of their clients. It really wouldn’t feel right to give Bynum that much money. I think it’s best to give him a short-term deal for now to see how he progresses after his injury, then later on by all means give him a MAX deal.

  • ab4sure

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    Way off…. knee good but contract ext. 5 yr/70 million.

  • Freshh

    i pray for good news.

  • Short Diezel

    We NEED Bynum, but not for a max contract at this point.. he has potential, but we need to see how his knee reacts first..hopefully they can negotiate..

  • http://ld2k.com LD2k

    That article was posted at 10:06AM.

    We should have news on it at any moment.

  • http://myspace.com/sonicussj Whatsa

    I thought the surgery was a success and his knee should be fine?

    Oh well. Good to hear on moar news though.

  • e

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    waayyy too much for someone who’s putting up 13 ppg

  • e-bucher

    hoper your right daboss and hope your wrong ab4sure (like always…alone and wrong)

  • xtro

    Uh, oh!

  • Thuggishdeer

    what! are they checking it?

  • lakersforlife77

    Hopefully it will be that a freak accident during surgery caused him to gain super human strength……… or I could settle for the fact that his knee is in good shape.

  • MicAelJordan

    I say the good news is bynum is returning to L.A and that he dunked on kobe so his knee is better!!!Now fuck lakersnation!

  • Michael_23

    I don’t think anything bad can happen.

    If he announces that his knee is 100% I don’t think that’s big news. Rather it’s expected news.

  • schnide

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    This.

  • Freshh

    hope u cursed it LD2K
    : ]

    PLEASE BE GOOD

  • LakersFirst

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    5 years, $60M is my first thought (maybe player option after the 3rd year), but the Lakers shouldn’t offer him that yet. Let AB prove this year that the knee is fine. If it is, and he produces, then max contract it is, 5 years, $80M.

  • NM8

    wow im scared..

  • LakersFirst

    If it’s bad news, it must micro-fracture knee surgery (of course I’m being pessimistic)

  • http://www.myspace.com/guszo gus26

    his agent can’t be handeling a trade by another player the only other client david lee represents is ariza.. unless he picked up some new ones in the rookie class in which case he would be busy working on those contracts..

  • True Lakers Fan

    i hope its good news!

  • Anonymous.

    ship his ass out

  • e

    pretty surprising that there’s no news from his agent thus far

  • Geloman

    This can’t be bad news. Are you kidding me? After all the doctor’s he’s seen and treatments he’s had? No way can this be bad. Probably he started training again at full speed and has had no bad reactions and is 100% ready for full contact and hardcore training again.

  • lakerferlife7

    there will be teams willing to pay him that kind of money…..and this article doesnt mean shiit

  • Geloman

    It would be all over the news if it were bad. Probably some unimportant blogger trying to make headlines or draw attention to his blog site.

  • David

    Hey guys, I got some insider information on his knee. Whether you believe me or not I don’t care but I will put it out there. One of my friends is an orthopedic in connecticut who saw Andrew Bynum. According to him, the surgery that Bynum needs is a very risky surgery that no orthopedic want’s to take the risk in doing. His last clean up surgery that was called a “success” by the Lakers wasn’t the actual surgery he needed but just to clean up the area. According to him Bynum will never be the same.

    Hopefully he’s wrong, but we’ll find out soon enough.

  • Michael_23

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    Won’t believe it til I hear from a reliable source.

  • Michael_23

    If he needs a serious surgery hopefully we can take Amare Stoudimire’s surgery and become inspired.

    But Penny Hardaway and Allen Houston had it, and they were never the same. Let’s hope the best for Drew.

  • LN1

    the news is that his agent saved money from switching to geico.

    stupid agents, i hate u! haha

  • e

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    hahaha

  • http://myspace.com/lakerspau Lakerspau24

    is probably gonna be career ending surgery

  • Geloman

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    And so the Lakers and Drew were basically lying to the public that he would start training in early July and be at ready to go full speed by training camp.

    Wow, that would be a huge, flagrant lie to all the Laker fans out there.

  • kPoAbUe

    David on July 3, 2008 at 1:55 pm said:

    Hey guys, I got some insider information on his knee. Whether you believe me or not I don’t care but I will put it out there. One of my friends is an orthopedic in connecticut who saw Andrew Bynum. According to him, the surgery that Bynum needs is a very risky surgery that no orthopedic want’s to take the risk in doing. His last clean up surgery that was called a “success” by the Lakers wasn’t the actual surgery he needed but just to clean up the area. According to him Bynum will never be the same.

    Hopefully he’s wrong, but we’ll find out soon enough.

    Yeah hopefully his wrong but TLN listen lets make this not that famous report lets keep it in LA so we can trcik someone to take bymun and he get someone like Love Majo or Beasley!

  • kb24bestever

    Dont worry lakers fans bynum its okay trust me.

  • Freshh

    if he would never be the same i doubt his agent would request full max extensioN nadda mean.

  • Daryl Imhoff

    Does anyone really want to rely on an ortho in Connecticut. That is the heart of Celtic country. Bynum is OK. I have done a look see and no where have I found anyone talking or writing about this story. I could have missed it but this is a huge story if true and no one on the radio is discussing it. I could have missed it but I think someone has their wires crossed.

  • LakerFan

    Hmmmm so who should be believe, Gumby over at CL or this fool David who just posted here? LOL.

  • dub824

    theres an update already ..

    Andrew Bynum did indeed receive medical clearance from doctors Thursday and will begin training in earnest by mid-July. His agent, David Lee, said the Lakers center did not have any pain or swelling in his surgically repaired left knee and will be ready to go by training camp in October.

  • ryguy2303

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    beat me to it by a few seconds!

  • LakersNo1

    This is coming from his agent David Lee, who pushes for max contract? I wanna hear from any Lakers organization to say something about his knee. Where u at John Black?

  • http://www.otrbasketball.com/ lakersfan17

    extension, please!!!

  • lakerschamps08

    ok this is great news… m watchin game 1 of WCF on nbatv… and i wanna get ronny and sasha back and if we pick up other players great if not soo be it… we still got a great chance to win the championship this upcoming year so we should be happy with the opportunity we have with these guys… so if other players come good if not we still gonna be the championship…

  • Lakers 24 7

    thnk god, i was shittin bricks, i thought it was sumtin serious

  • ab4sure

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    i hope i am wrong to in order to save the FO money and secure other players but usually as you have found out when discussing things you have the market on wrong ideas. You again riding boss and seeking approval. I am going to talk to your Daddy(boss48) and say to him to loosen the ropes or better yet dump you out of his nest and forcing you to fly solo. That is how you will get your wings.

    Also, remember if you feel you have to have others with you in your opinion you really don’t have an opinion. You have a person who is afraid to stand alone.

  • ab4sure

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    anonymous=his

  • ab4sure

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    We would believe you if you gave the name of your orthopedic friend. First and Last name Please.

  • e

    great news! now hopefully bynum’s head is cleared up and he realizes that lakers wont pay him so much money…settle for a decent pay and dont run the front office clean out of money..glad to see bynum back and ready =)

  • Michael_23

    That’s the big news? …

    That was rather expecting …

  • Salty

    They should sign his agent David Lee also, I heard he was pretty good at basketball also.

  • Parich

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    Nicely said.

  • lskerfan567

    yea bunum needs to do what a-rod did fire his agent and sign with madonnas mangener

  • David

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    Don’t say I told you so when next season rolls around and he’s half the player he used to be.

  • ab4sure

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    David, Please back up your story with a name of the orthopedic. First and Last.