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March 29, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins (5) guards Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum (17) in the first quarter at the Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE
March 29, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins (5) guards Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum (17) in the first quarter at the Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE

Starring: Andrew Bynum, lockerroom cancer? We've seen signs in the past of questionable behavior. The crazy fouls, the handicap spots, the speeding. Now that Bynum is an all-star is he cranking the scumbag meter up even higher? Apparently he's been quite a handful for Mike Brown even before that 3 point debacle:

Bynum's shot was the latest in a catalogue of items that have annoyed Brown, his staff, the players and team management over the past few weeks. Brown had seen enough and decided to sit the 7-footer for all but 5minutes, 17 seconds of the second half.

The 24-year-old Bynum has played loud music in the Lakers' locker room, which has been frowned upon over the years. He also has been disrespectful to members of the coaching staff and to his teammates for about the past three weeks.

Mike Brown again has the opportunity to deal with a talented star who feels like he can do whatever he wants. As we're seeing with the benching, he's having none of it, and major props to him. With Fisher gone, someone needs to hold the players accountable.

In other news, the Lakers play the Hornets tonight, Ramon Sessions is still trying to find his role, and Starbury wins a CBA championship.

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