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Phil Jackson says Andrew Bynum plans to play against San Antonio

February 2, 2011 |  2:31 pm

After performing "limited work" during Wednesday's practice, Lakers center Andrew Bynum says he feels comfortable enough to play Thursday against San Antonio, Coach Phil Jackson said.

"He says he wants to," Jackson said of Bynum, who sat out of Tuesday's 114-106 overtime victory over the Houston Rockets because of a bone bruise in his left knee. "He was out performing."

Asked how Bynum looked in practice, Jackson said, "It's not high energy, but he looked OK. It looked like he was ready."

Bynum didn't talks to reporters after Wednesday's practice, but speaking briefly following Tuesday's game, he said that his knee "feels good" and that he planned on playing against the Spurs.

--Mark Medina

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