Andrew Bynum is a retired American professional basketball player who has been able to play for several teams including Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers and the Indiana Pacers. Basketball in the United States has benefited greatly from Andrew’s contributions as he has been able to win several awards in the NBA league.
|Full Name||Andrew Bynum|
|Birth Date||27 October 1987|
|Birth Place||New Jersey, United States|
|Life & Career|
Andrew was born on 27th of October 1987 in New Jersey, USA. Ernest Bynum was his father, and Janet McCoy was his mother. During his childhood, his parents split up and parted their ways. Following his parents’ divorce, he spent the most of his summers in North Carolina with his father.
He has a younger brother named Corey and Joseph High School was where Andrew went to school. Metuchen, New Jersey was the location of this school. He did his junior and senior year of studies here. He did his research at West Windsor Plainsboro High School in his early years of high school.
Solebury School was where he spent the rest of his freshman year. He participated in the McDonald’s All-American game in year 2005. He scored 9 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in this event. During his junior and senior years at St Joseph High School, he averaged 19.2 to 14.9 points per game and 14.9 rebounds per game.
On a basketball scholarship, he intended to attend the University of Connecticut. He later changed his mind and opted to play basketball professionally in the NBA league. He registered for the NBA draught in year 2005 where he was chosen to play for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Andrew was selected as the second-youngest player in the draught. Kareem Abdul Jabbar was hired by the Lakers after he was elected to work alongside him. He did play for around 6 minutes in a game pitting the Lakers against the Denver Nuggets in year 2005. As a result, he became the NBA’s youngest player ever. However, he did miss two field-goal tries throughout this contest.
In his second season in the NBA, he continued to maintain the record for being the league’s youngest player. This is due to the fact that the draught had been halted. He was able to perform effectively against Shaquille Neal in a game against the Miami Heat in 2006. In the 2006/07 season, he was promoted to starting center in place of Chris Mihm, who was injured throughout the season.
Andrew was able to score 18 points and pull down 18 rebounds in this contest. He did play in 82 games this season, and he was able to contend with an average of 1.6 blocks per game. The coach was impressed by the performance, and he pushed Kobe Bryant to treat Bynum better on the floor.
He did sustain serious injuries during his basketball career. When he was injured, it took him a long time to get back on the court. The Philadelphia (76ers), Cleveland Cavaliers, and Indian Pacers are among the teams for whom Bynum has played.
|Personal Life & Relationships|
Several honors have been bestowed to Bynum over the years. An All-Star team included him. The Lakers were able to win two NBA championships as a result of his and his teammates’ efforts.
Andrew is now single and does not have a significant other in his personal life. As of right now, there are no known facts about his extramarital relationships or commitment to a particular woman.
Andrew Bynum is predicted to be worth more than $60 million as of February 2022. His professional basketball career has been a major source of income.
In addition, Andrew’s wealth has grown as a result of sponsorship deals he has signed. His abilities as a player resulted in an increase in his salary. Nearly the course of the year, his income totaled over $15 million.