NBA.com is reporting that injured center Andrew Bynum could return to the lineup sooner than expected. The Lakers have gone 3-0 since losing the big man, winning by an average of 8 points.
Josh Powell and D.J. Mbenga have seen an increase in their playing time while Bynum has been out.
Other notes from around the web:
The OC Register’s Kevin Ding is still mulling the Artest-Ariza Swap.
The Lakers ownership is one big happy family.
The Lakers are better than they let on.
Kobe keeps breaking records.