Posted February 19, 2013 on AP on Fox
Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum will have season-ending arthroscopic surgery on both knees Tuesday. Bynum has not played this season because of bone bruises in both of his knees. The 25-year-old is an unrestricted free agent and may never play a game for the Sixers. ''After many months of rehabilitation and consulting with numerous doctors, Andrew and the doctors treating him determined that this is the best course of action at this point,'' general manager Tony DiLeo said Monday night. ''We will continue to monitor and evaluate his status moving forward.''?? The arthroscopic surgery will be performed by Dr. David Altchek of the Hospital of Special Surgery in New York. The procedure will clean out loose bodies from within the knees in an attempt to alleviate pain and swelling. Bynum was shut down in training camp as a precaution and the Sixers originally hoped he'd be ready by opening night Oct. 31. Bynum said since training camp he wou...
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