In the wake of Andrew Bynum's knee-pocalypse, several fans are comparing Bynum to another center the 76ers required via trade, Jeff Ruland. However, closer inspection reveals the two are not remotely similar.
Things don't seem quite as peachy in Sixersville has they did back in August when they pulled off the trade. Now that a max contract hangs in the balance, how should the Sixers handle this very delicate situation?
Andrew Bynum's knees have left a lot of people depressed, and rightfully so. However, instead of lamenting a failed deal and wanting Bynum to walk this off-season, the trade should still be celebrated as a step in the right direction.
Doug Collins announced after Wednesday's 76ers vs Cavaliers game that Thaddeus Young and Lavoy Allen would start in the front court for the home opener if Andrew Bynum is not ready in time, sending Spencer Hawes to the bench.