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Andrew Bynum is planning a NBA comeback

According to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports, former All-Star center Andrew Bynum is preparing and hoping to make a comeback to NBA. Former Lakers All-Star Andrew Bynum has hired representation and is scheduling team workouts.

Bynum is a two-time champion but has not played an NBA game since March 15, 2014. He spent the rest of that season listed as inactive while still on the Pacers roster.

Professional basketball trainer Chris Johnson posted a workout video on Instagram of Bynum in the gym.

“Project I (sic) had to keep under wraps,” the post reads. “2 time NBA Champion Andrew Bynum is back and ready to make his return to the NBA.”

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Los Angeles drafted Bynum out of high school with the No. 10 pick in 2005. Bynum entered the league as an athletic 7-footer straight out of high school. He started at center for the Los Angeles Lakers on their 2009 and 2010 championship teams.

He is one of five players from the 2005 draft to make an All-Star game along with Chris Paul, Deron Williams, David Lee and Danny Granger. He was an All-Star in the 2011-12 season before his career quickly fell off a cliff. He clashed with Kobe Bryant, and the Lakers traded him to the Philadelphia 76ers in 2012.

After sitting out the entire year while with Philadelphia, Bynum signed with the Cavaliers in the summer of 2013. He started 19 of the 24 games he played with Cleveland and then was traded to the Bulls for Luol Deng. Chicago waived him the day after the trade.

Bynum then signed with the Pacers for the remainder of that season, but only played in two games.

For his career, he averaged 11.5 points and 7.7 rebounds to go with 1.6 blocks per game. In his only All-Star season of 2011-12 he posted 18.7 points per game, 11.8 rebounds and 1.9 blocks while playing 35.2 minutes per contest and shooting 55.8% from the field. He played in 60 of the 66 games during that lockout-shortened season.

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