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Andrew Bynum plans to stay true to his earlier word of returning to the NBA after the All-Star games.
USAToday reported on the injury prone center’s proclamation to return. Bynum issued the followed statements:
“To me, it doesn’t really matter when I come back. I think, giving myself a full ‘nother week of training is going to be better than trying to come back before that.”
The 76ers first game after the All-Star break is on the 20th of February vs the Timberwolves. The 76ers are in need of Bynum’s services, especially now with a vulnerable Celtics, reeling from the loss of Rondo, just 2.5 games ahead of them in the standings.
Bynum is finishing up the first phase of his rehab stint, and should be ready to partake in practice in the first week of February, per the team’s GM Tony DiLeo. Despite the continuing knee problems Bynum has remained agile, even taking part in shoot arounds. Bynum commented
“Sprints. Still no slides. But I dunked yesterday,” he said. “So I’m happy I can still do that. And I’m taking it really, really slow.”
Bynum hopes to keep on track with his projected return date and make his debut with his new team. Let’s wish him the best.
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Participating in shootarounds, doing non-contact drills and training on the antigravity treadmill, Philadelphia’s suits hope Andrew Bynum will debut as a member of the 76ers prior to the All-Star break. An MRI exam conducted in November on the 25-year-old Bynum revealed that the center was still suffering from knee problems and remained incapable of performing on the hardwood....
Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum has yet to play in a game this season after undergoing surgery. That may change, as Bynum seems to be doing well during his rehab. Christopher from the Sixers Dish reports on a conversation with the center.Still targeting the All-Star break for debut?“I think right after the All-Star break, in my mind.” Practice by the end of the week...
The coaching staff has ramped up its preparation for getting Bynum into a game, and throughout the organization there is a giddy sense, whether warranted or not, that it will happen surprisingly soon. According to general manager Tony DiLeo, the team believes that Bynum could begin full practice by the end of this week and…
Andrew Bynum commented on his rehab and possible return date prior to the Sixers’ game vs. Memphis Monday:
Still targeting the All-Star break for debut?: “I think right after the All-Star break, in my mind.”
How are you feeling?: “Baby steps. Still no slides, but I dunked yesterday. I was happy to know I could still do that, which is good. Just taking it really, really...
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