Matt Barnes introduced as a Laker

Updated: July 27, 2010, 11:43 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The Lakers weren't even able to enjoy their repeat championship for a month before the road ahead of them for a three-peat title became considerably less smooth with the formation of a giant speed bump down in South Beach.

By adding Matt Barnes, who was officially introduced as a Laker on Tuesday, they got a new set of chains for their tires to plow through the rocky terrain.

Los Angeles signed Barnes to a two-year deal worth approximately $3.6 million ...

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