Bynum's knee, Kobe's minutes on target

Updated: May 26, 2010, 8:22 PM ET
By Andy Kamenetzky | ESPNLosAngeles.com

The Lakers and Andrew Bynum were hopeful an earlier schedule with consecutive days off between playoff games might ease the pain of a torn meniscus in the center's right knee. This hasn't been the case, and Bynum reported before the Western Conference finals it was actually feeling worse.

On the bright side, however, the quickened pace of playing every other day during Games 3 and 4 against Phoenix hasn't led to more pain.

"The knee's doing OK," said the center after ...

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