Bynum Carrying Playboy Bunnies Above His Head

Andrew Bynum’s knee must be feeling a lot better, since the Lakers star is now strong enough to carry Playboy Playmates on his shoulders.

• Guess he finds that more fun than rehabbing with the Hoops Whisperer.

• Is there too much Twittering going on in the NBA ranks?

• One of the Oklahoma City Thunder owners has done such a good job, he awards himself with a $75 million bonus.

• Two men involved in an Internet scam were allegedly killed in a New York condo owned by ex-Jet Jonathan Vilma.

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Thunder Owner Gives Himself A $75 Million Bonus

It turns out that it’s not only AIG board members who are going around and handing out giant bonuses to themselves after nearly killing their company. It seems the hottest new trend in America has worked its way into the ownership realm of the NBA.

Thunder owner Aubrey McClendon

Aubrey McClendon is one of four men who own the Oklahoma City Thunder — he’s the one who the NBA fined $250K after stating his desire to move the Seattle Sonics to OKC –  and he’s also the CEO, chairman, and co-founder of Chesapeake Energy. In October of 2008, McClendon sold his shares of Chesapeake just before the company’s stock completely collapsed, and lost $1.92 billion in the process. That’s a lot of money to lose, so it’s not exactly surprising that he gave himself a $75 million bonus to help offset it.

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