Andrew Bynum’s Left Knee Damaged Also
Andrew Bynum has yet to play a game for the 76ers after having swelling in his right knee. He had the German blood manipulation treatment on it, and then the Sixers announced an extension of his timetable for his return until after the start of the new year.
On Friday night, Bynum met with reporters and said there is now swelling and cartilage damage in his left knee. It is not “degredation.” There’s no surgery required, but it needs more time. Bynum said this information doesn’t change the timeline offered earlier this week that has him starting basketball activity in late December, but there’s going to be alarm in Sixersville nonetheless. He also said the damage is the result of him overcompensating for the right knee.