Kobe’s toughness has rubbed off onto the young center, playing with injuries is nothing now.

ESPN: Andrew Bynum didn’t participate in Friday’s practice, instead continuing to receive treatment on his injured right knee.

Bynum suffered a torn meniscus April 30 in the Lakers’ 95-94 series clinching win in Oklahoma City, but played effectively through the team’s first two games against the Utah Jazz.

The teams haven’t played since Tuesday, and the time off has certainly helped.

“I feel good right now,” Bynum said. “I got a lot of treatment in today … [The rest] has been big. Got to stay off it, and keep the swelling down. ”

He has acknowledged the injury could very well require surgery in the offseason, but he will continue to play despite discomfort.

“It’s something I’m dealing with,” he said. “Keep on pushing through.”

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  • lakers are the bomb

    Bynum your a china doll. You break like little girl.
    Run this bum the hell out of here if he dosent make a stand in the run for a championship.
    You know Kobe will be the first one to get Bynum the china doll
    ass to Toronto for Bosh.
    Bosh is a force for the future with a good PG guard .
    Farmar is a elf with no game.Sasha Mobenga Powell
    Ammo these ass hole are the fucking joke of the league.
    They are horrible.
    Mitch you really should be ashamed to have them on the roster.

  • Kivz

    I’m tired hearin dis shit no more!!!! can we jus get CB4??n trade Farmar n Vujacic 4 Devin Harris????? Make it happen Mitch?!