Matt Barnes wins starting job

Updated: January 9, 2012, 3:10 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- It may have taken 10 games to happen, but Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown has settled on a starting small forward. Matt Barnes won the job over Devin Ebanks.

"He's my small forward for the foreseeable future," Brown said of Barnes after the nine-year veteran had 15 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks in the Lakers' 90-82 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday. "He earned it, he's held on to it and he's played the right way for us at that position."

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