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Andrew Bynum has bone bruise

Updated: April 14, 2011, 11:54 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum, who hyperextended his right knee Tuesday against the San Antonio Spurs, had a MRI on Wednesday that showed he has a bone bruise in the knee.

The injury is not deemed to be serious according to the team and the Lakers expect him to be back this weekend for the start of the playoffs.

"We'll have to see how he plays, how he reacts to this," Lakers coach Phil Jackson said. "We're optimistic. Obviously we got a reading ...

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