Will Bynum, to put it lightly, has had a good week.
He scored 31 points against the Hawks on Wednesday, and then he had 25 points and 10 assists against the Hawks on Friday. In isolation, those feats – multiple 25-point games and a 25-point, 10-assist game – aren’t all that remarkable. Plenty of players have reached those marks this season.
But most of them are stars – or at least starters. Bynum is, deservedly, a fringe rotation player.
By either measure – multiple 25-point games or a single 25-point, 10-assist game – Bynum is the least-used player to reach that level.
To me, that makes his last two games even more special. Bynum, when he’s clicking, is a joy to watch.
Please don’t mistake this as a case for Bynum to play more. When he’s struggling, he’s brutal. But it’s worth appreciating how he can, seemingly out of nowhere, play like one of the league’s top players.
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