Bynum to receive another injection

The Sixers announced that center Andrew Bynum will receive a Synvisc injection in his injured right knee from Dr. David Altchek of the Hospital of Special Surgery in New York next Monday.

The team said Bynum will continue with conditioning drills as part of a previously announced precautionary measure related to treatment he received last month.

This latest injection is meant to lubricate and cushion the joint and the team said it has been part of a Bynum's medical routine the past two seasons and is unrelated to the bone bruise of the medial femoral chondyle of his right knee.

After the injection, Bynum will be examined by Dr. Jack McPhilemy of Main Line Health and the team will provide additional updates as they are available and appropriate.

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