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No need for 76ers to rush Andrew Bynum back from injury

John Mitchell of said that although Andrew Bynum is supposed to practice with the Philadelphia 76ers for the first time Wednesday, it wouldn't be a problem if they decide to keep the center sidelined for more time to make sure his knees are healthy.


Bynum was scheduled for one more injection in his right knee on Oct. 22. From there, they wanted to give him 48 hours rest and then give it a go on Wednesday.

I’m excitedly looking forward to seeing Bynum in a Sixers uniform – who wouldn’t want to see what his insertion into the lineup does to a team that already looks better than last year’s team after a 6-1 preseason? – but I’m not going to be mad if he’s not out there when the curtain comes up.

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