Walton close to return; Bynum uncertain

Updated: March 31, 2010, 8:54 PM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Los Angeles Lakers forward Luke Walton could be back in the lineup as early as Sunday while center Andrew Bynum might still be 10 days from returning to the court.

"Luke wants to play in this Sunday's game, wants to go through a practice and play," Lakers coach Phil Jackson told reporters before the Hawks in Atlanta on Wednesday. "We haven't gotten a definitive time for Andrew yet. We're hoping that next week is kind of a breakthrough and he's capable of playing by week's end. It's been ...

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