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Andrew Bynum sprains ankle as Lakers beat Warriors

Los Angeles Lakers All-Star center Andrew Bynum is having trouble staying on the court of late.


Andrew Bynum sprained his ankle during Sunday’s win. (Lori Shepler/AP)

Those two games not withstanding, Bynum had another stellar month in March, averaging 22.2 points and 10.9 rebounds in 17 games as the Lakers went 11-6.

The injury does not appear to be serious and the team said X-rays taken during the game were negative. That’s good new for Los Angeles, which needs Bynum and Pau Gasol to continue providing a one-two punch on the interior and take the pressure off Kobe Bryant as the Lakers try to hold onto the third spot in the Western Conference playoff race.

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Matt Brooks is the high school sports editor for The Washington Post. He's an Arlington native and longtime District resident and was previously a high school sports reporter, editor for several blogs and Early Lead contributor with The Post.
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