It's time to hire a chaffeur.
Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum is involved in another legal mess related to his operation of a motor vehicle. TMZ.com reports that Bynum was hit with two traffic tickets this week for
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Bynum was pulled over Tuesday for driving without a license plate and having illegally tinted tail lights. Bynum walked away with a fix-it ticket. But it was not lesson learned, because today Bynum was pulled over in his Porsche 911 on the freeway for going over 80 mph. Bynum was cited and released.Bynum, 24, set off a firestorm of controversy back in July when he allegedly parked in a handicapped spot while grocery shopping. In November 2010, Bynum was pulled over for driving his Ferrarri for going 110 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone.
Bynum is currently serving a suspension for laying a dirty hit on Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea during the playoffs. That suspension was reduced to four games earlier this week. He will therefore be available to make his season debut on Saturday against the Denver Nuggets at Staples Center. Consider that your early traffic advisory if you're planning to attend the game or visit downtown L.A. this weekend.
Now in his seventh NBA season, Bynum, when healthy, is one of the NBA's most talented pivotmen. He averaged 11.3 points, 9.4 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game last season.