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Matt Barnes' Mohawk has meaning

Updated: April 17, 2011, 3:05 PM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

PALOS VERDES, Calif. -- As Los Angeles Lakers forward Matt Barnes sits in a dining room chair in the middle of his house overlooking the Pacific Ocean, he looks down at the red bracelet around his right wrist that has his mother's name, Ann, written in white between two hearts.

Barnes lost his mother to cancer four years ago and not a day goes by when he doesn't think of her when he touches his bracelet, looks at the picture of her in his living room or sees her smile in the faces of his ...

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