Double Dribble

An NBA blog from Newsday's Bobby Bonett

That Andrew Bynum three-point attempt you've heard about

Andrew Bynum #17 of the Los Angeles Lakers

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Andrew Bynum was benched by Mike Brown during the Lakers' 104-101 win over the Warriors Thursday night.

Let's venture and say it was with good reason.

The 7-0 center, 1-for-7 from downtown in his career entering the night, fired a three early in the third quarter with 16 seconds left on the shot clock. Not surprisingly, Bynum's attempt was WAY off, short and off right iron.

Brown...

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Kobe on Fisher: I'm going to demolish him

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant smiles as he

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Dave McMenamin from the Kamentzky Brothers' Lakers blog at ESPN.com pulled a great quote from Kobe Bryant Wednesday.

Kobe was asked about what's going to happen when he plays against the Thunder and former teammate Derek Fisher on March 29. Bryant said of a potential one-on-one situation against Fisher:

"I'm going to demolish him. He understands that. If he switches off on me in...

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Report: Lakers to exercise Andrew Bynum's option

Andrew Bynum #17 of the Los Angeles Lakers

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Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak told Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times that the team will pick up Andrew Bynum's $16.1 million team option for the 2012-13 season.

Kupchak told the Times, "He's the starting center on the West All-Star team. Why wouldn't we do everything we could to keep him here?"

The move comes as no surprise. Bynum is in the middle of a career year, and has...

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