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Lakers' Matt Barnes back in practice

Updated: February 22, 2011, 2:56 AM ET
By Brian Kamenetzky | ESPNLosAngeles.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- General manger Mitch Kupchak said heading into the NBA's All-Star break the Lakers were unlikely to make a trade before the league's Feb. 24 deadline. Monday afternoon, the team took a step towards the next best thing.

After missing the team's last 20 games, forward Matt Barnes participated in practice for the first time since undergoing surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee. He'd averaged 7.4 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 1.7 assists in ...

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