Monday , Apr , 06 , 2009 C.Y. Ellis

Andrew Bynum: I’ve Got No Wind Right Now

Andrew Bynum scrimmaged with his Lakers teammates on Saturday, but he still doesn’t know when he’ll return to game action.

Bynum said his wind was "terrible," but added, "It’s coming back. It was not as bad as before, but I’ve been out nine or 10 weeks. … For me, I feel like I’m ready. I just need to get back in shape with more 5-on-5 action."

Los Angeles coach Phil Jackson has said that Bynum will play limited minutes upon his return.

"I just need 28 minutes," Bynum said. "I don’t care when they come. I’m going to go out there and be effective. My job is very easy: run to the front of the rim, post up, get it and put it in the basket, block shots and rebound.

"Off the bench or starting, it doesn’t matter."