Found April 25, 2012 on Fox Sports West:
LOS ANGELESThe Lakers gave Peace a(nother) chance. And now they're paying the price for their misplaced benevolence. With Metta World Peace suspended for the final regular season game Thursday in Sacramento and the next six games they play after that, the Lakers have to figure out where they're going as the playoffs approach. Normally, Matt Barnes would pick up the starter's minutes vacated by World Peace, backed up by Devin Ebanks and possibly even Kobe Bryant seeing some time at small forward. But Barnes is dealing with a severely sprained ankle and two months ago Ebanks was playing in the D League. Giving Kobe more time at the three spot is likely very appealing to coach Mike Brown, but asking your star player to play a more physically demanding position after surviving a season of injuries probably wouldn't be the smartest move for Brown. Plus, it means putting rookie Andrew Goudelock back into the rotation, and he's been averaging just three minutes in...
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