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Lakers' Bynum to miss 8-12 weeks

Updated: February 3, 2009, 5:01 PM ET
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NEW YORK -- Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum will miss eight to 12 weeks after tearing the medial collateral ligament in his right knee.

Bynum was hurt in the first quarter of Saturday night's win at Memphis. Kobe Bryant drove to the basket, missed the shot and crashed into Bynum's right leg. Bynum immediately grabbed his knee.

The diagnosis Monday was a relief to Bynum, who initially feared he might be out for the season.

"It's better news than I expected to hear because ...

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