Devin Ebanks in Lakers starting lineup

Updated: December 23, 2011, 7:43 PM ET
By Andy Kamenetzky | ESPNLosAngeles.com

After a training camp spent deciding between veteran Matt Barnes and second-year player Devin Ebanks as the starting small forward, Lakers coach Mike Brown has finally made a decision.

Brown opted to go with Ebanks, despite the forward's lack of NBA experience. As a rookie in the 2010-11 season, Ebanks averaged just 5.9 minutes and 3.1 points per game and appeared in only 20 contests before suffering a season-ending stress fracture on his left tibia in March.

However, Ebanks' ...

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