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Andrew Bynum caught parking in handicapped spot

Posted on: July 19, 2011 5:52 pm
Edited on: July 19, 2011 6:00 pm
 
Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum has allegedly been caught parking in a handicapped spot. Posted by Ben Golliver.

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Surprise, surprise.

Who would have guessed that a big man best known for spearing smaller guys out of the air would have the audacity to illegally exploit one of the rare benefits afforded to our society's most vulnerable citizens? (Allegedly.)

Yes, that's correct. Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum, who made headlines this season when he knocked Minnesota Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley and Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea to the floor with hard fouls, has reportedly been caught parking in a spot reserved for handicapped or disabled persons. 

NBCLosAngeles.com reports and displays photos allegedly showing Bynum parking illegally while shopping at a Bristol Farms Market in Playa del Rey, a beachside area of Los Angeles near the Lakers' practice facility in El Segundo. 
The photos, provided exclusively to NBC4, were taken by an LA Parking Enforcement official at the upscale Bristol Farms Market in Playa del Rey. NBC4 questioned Andrew Bynum, 23, about the alleged incident as he was getting into his car recently. He slammed his car door and drove off without comment.

“It’s a terrible image and perception when something like this happens,” said Vito Scattaglia, DMV deputy chief, after NBC4 showed him the pictures. 

The photos show Bynum loading groceries into a dark BMW convertible that is double-parked in a clearly marked handicapped area. Multiple available parking spots for non-disabled drivers and passengers are pictured in the near background, just yards away.  

Shake. My. Head. 
Top image via NBCLosAngeles.com.

Hat tip: LakersNation.com.
Comments

Since: Jul 29, 2009
Posted on: July 22, 2011 3:15 pm
 

Andrew Bynum caught parking in handicapped spot

I'm just wondering if Bynum gave that dude in the chair some spare change. The guy's probably fortunate that Andrew didn't topple him and his table over for being in his path to the Beamer. Channel 4 was able to get a recording of that other guy walking with his chick past the Laker big man.He says to her: "Can you believe this jerk?" She responds; "Just let it go honey". He then says: "If that guy is still here after we get our mangos and papayas, I'm going to jack him up." She counters with: "Whatever sugar! Just don't get your butt kicked. I need a little action when we get home."



Since: Jul 29, 2009
Posted on: July 22, 2011 2:39 am
 

Andrew Bynum caught parking in handicapped spot

Yeah! That's how you do it bro! Please , please try to defend this jerk Bynum. Wait; I'm dealing with an amateur, so allow me to walk you through this process. First; you get an opinion, then state your case, and then await the incoming my man. Then, and only then will you be allowed into the CBS Sports Nation.



Since: Jul 21, 2011
Posted on: July 21, 2011 6:38 pm
 

Andrew Bynum caught parking in handicapped spot


dk13beso, Sounds like you're up to speed with those google searches!  He didn't say anything about Boston or LA.  You just clicked on his profile and saw he was from Boston and decided to go with a Boston blast.



Since: Jul 29, 2009
Posted on: July 20, 2011 11:26 pm
 

Andrew Bynum caught parking in handicapped spot

Hey Bronson; that fat chick with the shorts may turn heads in Beantown, but she's just another slug in Southern California. Dude; that heat wave in the Northeast is messing up your thought process. That is if you have any original thoughts! Go back to your porn googles bro!



Since: Oct 13, 2007
Posted on: July 20, 2011 11:21 am
 

Andrew Bynum caught parking in handicapped spot

no more cheering for the lakers now!  What a maroon - Trade this clown



Since: May 24, 2010
Posted on: July 20, 2011 6:39 am
 

Andrew Bynum caught parking in handicapped spot

Must have thought he was Yao Ming or something....speaking of which, just heard the news, Yao announced his retirement retroactive to 2008!



Since: Dec 18, 2006
Posted on: July 20, 2011 2:25 am
 

Andrew Bynum caught parking in handicapped spot

I hope he got a ticket for this stupid idiotic display of selfisness and self entitlement.  Well, maybe he should park at the handicap zone, obviously his brain is not on the same wavelenght as any normal ordinary people. I bet you his way of thinking is, I make more money than all of you so therefore whatever fines the give me I'm sure I can afford paying it so therefore I can park wherever I want, handicap or not, who cares, my name is Andrew Bynum and I play for the Lakers. What a perfect role model you've become Bynum, keep up the stupid crap. I hope one day the Lakers would trade you just so that you will get off your high horse.



Since: Aug 1, 2010
Posted on: July 20, 2011 1:45 am
 

Andrew Bynum caught parking in handicapped spot

...the upscale Bristol Farms Market in Playa del Rey.
They are just bent out of shape because "someone like him" can actually afford to..

1)  Live in Play Del Rey...

2)  Shop at Bristol Farms


Won't this ever stop?   Cry   
 

 



Since: Jan 20, 2008
Posted on: July 20, 2011 1:39 am
 

Andrew Bynum caught parking in handicapped spot

If Andrew Bynum had helped The Lakers Three-peat, he could park on my lawn with a leaky Buick for all I care!   Wink



Since: Sep 10, 2007
Posted on: July 20, 2011 1:27 am
 

Andrew Bynum caught parking in handicapped spot

So did this parking official actually issue him a ticket, or just take the photo and send it to the news station?


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