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Andrew Bynum to reportedly have surgery on July 28

July 20, 2010 | 12:40 pm

Lakers center Andrew Bynum will have surgery July 28 to treat the lateral meniscus tear in his right knee, according to the Lakers website.

Bynum had shared in his exit interview that he planned to have surgery around July 18, though he hadn't set a definitive date. Bynum provided a needed presence inside during the playoffs despite his physical limitations. He had his knee drained on multiple occasions and garnered universal praise in the locker room.

Stay tuned to L.A. Times sports for more developments on the story.

-- Mark Medina

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