andrew bynum Archive

Mejia: Lakers land Howard as Magic settle for less than expected

ORLANDO – The Lakers, Nuggets and 76ers woke up from their involvement in the Dwightmare with big smiles on their faces. The Magic, likely sore and weary, face a long day ahead. The day will extend for at least a couple of years, featuring more clouds than sun. By clouds, I mean losses. Lots of [...]

Mejia: Howard’s camp cancellation has too many crying

ORLANDO – Villainizing Dwight Howard has become so easy that everyone is doing it. From clueless bloggers to columnists and sportscasters wearing out the Pollyanna act, everyone is relying on the kids to turn the Dwightmare another page. I get it. On one hand, there are kids who woke up on Tuesday morning disappointed because [...]

Magic in due diligence mode as Howard saga takes latest turn

ORLANDO – First things first, Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic are too far gone to repair any relationship. The franchise center has made  no secret of the fact he’s ready to move on, a stance that pre-dates new GM Rob Hennigan and has been relayed in numerous conversations since the 30-year-old was hired from Oklahoma City on [...]

Sources: Howard’s Lakers wish won’t deter Houston

ORLANDO – Dwight Howard is now likely to wind up with the Los Angeles Lakers. When and how is what remains to be seen, but if it happens, look for it to be via Houston, which remains the favorite to facilitate his long-awaited exit from Orlando. Yep, the end of the Dwightmare still runs through the Rockets [...]

Lakers to Exercise Option on Andrew Bynum

Andrew Bynum has been putting up big numbers for the Lakers this season. And LA plans on keeping him in purple and gold for at least another season.

Magic talking with Lakers and Knicks on potential Howard trade

It’s looking more and more likely that Dwight Howard will not remain with the Orlando Magic after the trade deadline.  His comments following last night’s win against the Heat that he hopes the team “rolls the dice” and does not trade him has not sat well with management or fans in the City Beautiful.  Especially [...]

Magic want to talk Howard with the Lakers

Before the season, it was believed that if the Orlando Magic were going to trade Dwight Howard, that a deal with the LA Lakers was almost a foregone conclusion.  He would get to play in a bigger market and team with a superstar and have a chance at winning a championship.  Plus, the Magic would [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 2/23/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz discuss the first half of the NBA season, the All-Star festivities in their backyard of Orlando, what they expect in the second half of the season, the latest on trade talk and more. You can subscribe to the Pro Basketball News podcast on iTunes by clicking here.

Video: Andrew Bynum talks Lakers loss to Magic

Lakers’ center Andrew Bynum talks to the media following his team’s 92-80 loss to the Orlando Magic.

Video: Mejia and Fritz talk Magic win, Howard and Bynum

Following the Orlando Magic win over the LA Lakers, Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz talk about the convincing victory for the Magic, the Dwight Howard vs. Andrew Bynum matchup, all the issues the Lakers are facing right now as well as some other notes on Friday night’s games around the NBA.

Pro Basketball News podcast – 1/20/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz talk about the Lakers – Magic matchup tonight and the interesting stories within it regarding Dwight Howard and Andrew Bynum, what the biggest need for LA is right now, the possibility of the Celtics breaking up this season, Russell Westbrook getting his extension, trade rumors surrounding Devin Harris as well [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 1/11/12

On the latest podcast, Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz talk about Kobe Bryant’s scoring this season, the Miami Heat’s loss to the Warriors and Lebron James’ role, what is the toughest arena to play in right now, how the Bulls make look winning easy, a comparison between Dwight Howard and Andrew Bynum and a possible [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 1/4/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz discuss the early choices for the NBA All-Star game with the ballots already coming out and how tough it could be for newcomers to make it, trade rumors including Dwight Howard, Andrew Bynum, Kevin Love and others, the excitement around the Timberwolves, early surprises around the league already, injury issues [...]

Around the Rim: Kobe still shooting, Bulls late heroics

A look around Tuesday night in the NBA while they were caucusing in Iowa. Lakers 108 Rockets 99:  LA just abused the Rockets in the paint.  Andrew Bynum had yet another huge game – 21 points and 22 rebounds – and Pau Gasol chipped in with 14 of his own.  And Kobe Bryant kept shooting [...]

Lakers Won’t Move Both Bynum and Gasol for Howard

The common belief around the league is that it’s not if but when the LA Lakers will pull the trigger and trade for Dwight Howard.  But exactly what they would have to give up remains a mystery other than Andrew Bynum would have to be included in any deal. The has been talk that to [...]