Andrew Bynum Out Three Weeks With Knee Injury, Delaying Start to Sixers Tenure

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum will sit out three weeks as a precaution after receiving knee treatment in Germany.

Bynum had injections of plasma-rich platelets that supposedly stimulate healing in arthritis-affected areas in both of his knees. The Sixers said last week he was cleared to play in camp.

The team said Monday that Bynum had a bone bruise on his right knee. He will continue to participate in low-impact conditioning drills.

The Sixers acquired Bynum from the Lakers in a four-team deal that saw them ship Andre Iguodala to Denver.

Bynum is set to make $16.1 million this season in the final year of his contract.

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