Sixers center Andrew Bynum will be held out of basketball activity for three weeks because of his offseason knee procedure, the team announced on Monday.
The Sixers said Bynum was being held out as a precaution. The Sixers said Bynum had been diagnosed with a bone bruise of the medial femoral chondyle of his right knee.
The Sixers also announed that they have acquired 7-foot veteran center Mikki Moore.
Bynum was the Sixers' big offseason acquistion this summer. In August, the Sixers traded Andre Iguodala to Denver as part of a four-team trade. The Sixers landed Bynum and Jason Richardson while Dwight Howard went to the Lakers.