• My Scores
  • Golf
  • MLB
  • NBA
  • NHL
  • NFL Draft

Andrew Bynum active, could make NBA return tonight

By Matt Moore | NBA writer

Andrew Bynum could play Wednesday.  (USATSI)
Andrew Bynum could play Wednesday. (USATSI)

Update 7:12 p.m. ET: Yahoo reports Bynum is expected to play about fifteen minutes Wednesday night.

Word started circulating Wednesday afternoon that the Cavaliers were being extra careful with discussing Andrew Bynum's condition, indicating that could mean he's ready to go.

Mike Brown later confirmed he "could" play, but you know, it's Bynum. I could sprout wings from my feet and fly to the sun, it's just unlikely. Well, then he was warming up pre-game.

And then, finally, it was announced he's active for Wednesday's game against the Nets. So, while nothing is official, this could actually be the first game Andrew Bynum will play since the Lakers' second-round loss to the Thunder in 2012. That was 528 days ago.

Bynum, if healthy, could completely change the makeup of the Cavs. While it's unlikly he'll go long minutes, the Nets are going to be in a tough spot trying to match up with Brook Lopez and Kevin Garnett, and Bynum defensively could be a problem as well.

Things just might be coming up Cavs. Excuse me, I'm going to go outside, turn around three time, and spit to avoid jinxing them.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
Conversation powered by Livefyre

nba Video

April 23, 2014
NBA Playoffs expert picks: 4/23 (6:36)
1 April 23, 2014
Zach Harper's NBA playoff assist: 4/23
2 April 23, 2014
Dolan, Jackson clash over Knicks personnel
3 April 23, 2014
Popovich named coach of the year


Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Brooklyn Nets Own the Playoffs T-Shirt

NBA Playoff Bound Gear
Get yours today!
Shop Now