Andrew Bynum’s Newest Injury Threatens the Los Angeles Lakers Repeat Bid

May 1st, 2010 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
Fate may have dealt a blow to the Los Angeles Lakers quest for a repeat. Unfortunately, the culprit is one Laker fans are all too familiar with.

It was revealed earlier today that Andrew Bynum suffered a small tear in his meniscus, and although he attempted to play through the pain it's an ominous sign for the Lakers going forward.

Bynum just began to find his rhythm in the Lakers offense and defense after returning from an injury to his achilles' tendon.

True to form, Bynum faces the prospects of yet another postseason marred by injury.

It hasn't been determined if Bynum will risk further injury by playing on his knee, but it's safe to assume there is a possibility he could cause more damage by over-exerting himself.

This is the third knee injury Bynum has suffered in as many years. This one occurred at some point in the third quarter of the Lakers close-out game against Oklahoma City.

Bynum was visibly limping in that game, and by the fourth quarter it was apparent his knee was preventing him from moving laterally on the court.

If Bynum is unable to continue, the Lakers lose the services of a tale ...

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