Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum won't officially come off the books and hit the free agent market until next summer, but that hasn't stopped the seven-footer from assembling a preliminary list of possible landing spots for when the time comes. And according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, the great city of Cleveland happens to be one of the few locations that Bynum is especially interested in:
Dallas and Cleveland are among teams with cap space that would interest Bynum in 2013 as a free agent, sources tell Y!— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 8, 2012
Among Bynum's short list of potential free agent landing spots in 2013, Houston is prominent with Dallas and Cleveland, sources tell Y!— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 8, 2012
It's clear that Bynum sees what the Cavs have done in recent years in terms of acquiring budding talent, and knows the obvious need for a potentially elite big man in the rotation. Although the Cavaliers are barely removed from drafting big man Tyler Zeller in the first round at June's NBA Draft, Bynum would offer a considerable upgrade as both a defender and a rebounder, and is a true, natural center. So while Bynum's situation as a 2013 free agent is a full year away, it's very intriguing to know that he's already looking at Cleveland as a landing spot.
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