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Andrew Bynum's knee draining 'worked', will play for certain in Game Five

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Some good news in that unlike last time the swelling did not return almost immediately after the procedure, and that Andrew doesn't expect it to return until 'after the game'. Also, thankfully the procedure didn't have any complications or cause a fracture. However the Lakers, particularly Phil, still need to heavily monitor Bynum's minutes in Game 5, as from there on out there's only one days' rest between games and Andrew Bynum will most certainly be needed in Games 6 and 7 - Los Angeles can't afford to lose him to swelling. Even with Bynum's presence, Odom needs to seriously step it up.

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