Indianapolis, IN (Sporting Alert, Live Score Box) — The Indiana Pacers say center Andrew Bynum will not play Monday against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse because of a knee problem.

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Bynum will miss the game because of swelling to his knee with Indiana (49-17) saying he will have an MRI soon.

The former Los Angeles Lakers star center played 20-minutes in the 112-104 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday, and finished with 15 points on 6 of 18 from the field and nine rebounds at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Also will not play is guard C.J. Watson, who will miss the contest because of a hamstring injury.

Meanwhile, Philadelphia (15-51) is having an embarrassing season and has dropped its last 20 games, include going down 101-94 to the Pacers on Friday night.

Philadelphia 76ers:
Michael Carter-Williams (PG) Tony Wroten (SG) Hollis Thompson (SF) Thaddeus Young (PF) Henry Sims (C)

Indiana Pacers:
George Hill (PG) Lance Stephenson (SG) Paul George (SF) David West (PF) Roy Hibbert (C)

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