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Person, Bynum remake Lakers' defense

The Lakers' young center relishes his new role under the guidance of Chuck Person

Updated: March 8, 2011, 2:03 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ATLANTA -- If the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday, they'll run their current winning streak to eight games, matching the longest win streak they've had since starting the season off 8-0.

While the Lakers haven't made any drastic trades in the time from October to March and wear the same familiar purple and gold jerseys, the win streaks are hardly matching bookends.

The difference is Andrew Bynum, who missed the first 24 games of the year while recovering ...

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