Found July 20, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
If he shows up to camp healthy and in shape, Andrew Bynum will be the Cavaliers’ starting center next season. That might seem obvious, but given Bynum’s knee history, nothing can be taken for granted. Yet Cavs coach Mike Brown confirmed Friday that the Cavs aren’t really considering bringing Bynum off the bench in an effort to protect his knees and ease him back onto the court. If he can play, Bynum will start. “He’s most likely going to start for us because he’s obviously an All-Star caliber player,” Brown said. “But we need to see where his health is as we progress toward training camp, into training camp, preseason and into the regular season. If everything fits right, if he’s completely healthy, no doubt about it, he’s our starter at center.” Bynum was introduced at the Cleveland Clinic Courts in Independence on Friday shortly before the Cavs’ summer league team began another practice in the desert. Brown said he didn’t want to put any expectations on Bynum other than to shed a
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