This explains why Drew didn’t get any run in the 4th.
O.C. Register: What was up with Bynum’s foot discomfort that necessitated help from Lakers trainer Gary Vitti midway through the third quarter? It caused him to exit the game and not return in the fourth quarter, although garbage time isn’t necessarily the best thing for Bynum now that he needs to be taught to focus on execution and attentiveness.
It turns out that Bynum has some heel soreness, which is why he removed both shoes during the third quarter and had Lakers assistant athletic trainer Marco Nunez replace the orthotics in both of Bynum’s sneakers.