The other players on the 76ers say they don't really miss center Andrew Bynum yet, not in a basketball sense, because that would be like missing the suit you never wore. "We've never really played with him, so every night we go out and this is the team we've got," said Spencer Hawes. "As much as we might look forward to him coming back, he's someone we haven't played with yet. The team we have is what we go with now." Linguistically, it might not be possible for a player to "come back" before he arrives, but Bynum is attempting that difficult leap of tenses. In fact, all leaps are difficult for Bynum, whose bad knees have prevented him from playing, practicing, and, for another two weeks, even stepping on a zero-gravity treadmill...
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