NBA Free Agency 2013: Andrew Bynum Mulling Over Cleveland Offer

By Michael Rehome

March 29, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder power forward Nick Collison (4) guards Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum (17) during the second half of the game at the Staples Center. Thunder won 102-93. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Yeah, had to go way, way back to find a photo of Bynum actually playing in a game.

Not sure what is going on in Clevelands mind but they have offered free agent center Andrew Bynum a two-year contract reportedly worth $24 million.

Now mind you, Bynum did not play a lick for the Philadelphia 76ers due to knee injuries, not even a second.  According to USA Today, Cleveland made the offer, which includes a team option in the second year, during his visit to the Cavs’ facility. Bynum did not work out but the team examined him thoroughly.

Cleveland has already made some moves this off-season adding Earl Clark and guard Jarrett Jack from free-agency.  When healthy Bynum could possibly jump the Cavaliers into contention in the Eastern Conference with him being paired up against rising start Kyrie Irving.

Bynum, 25, back in March had arthroscopic surgery on both knees, so what would be going through the Cavaliers mind knowing that. According to the article, they [Cleveland] are confident that he can and will return to form and be one of the best centers in the league.

He [Bynum] is scheduled to meet with the Atlanta Hawks and the Dallas Mavericks before making his decision.  For Dallas, they are desperate in trying to land a big man as they lost out on the Dwight Howard sweepstakes.