Suspend your disbelief.
Pro athletes use anything and everything for motivation. Snarky columnists, teammate challenges, suspensions.
Andrew Bynum returned to the Lakers lineup last night after serving his temporary ban for his 2011 Conference Semifinals flying body slam on J.J. Barea. Sure, who really knows what was in Drew’s head pushing him to 29 points, 13 boards, 1 assist, 1 steal and 2 blocks in a pair of plain old Nike Zoom Hyperfuse for a 92-89 win over Denver. It’s just a good guess that he wanted to show up and show out, and let his game do the talking instead of his ‘bows.