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Matt Barnes hustles T-shirts to the 'Net after Dallas clash

April 4, 2011 | 11:15 am

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Talk about hustling to the 'Net.

Within hours of his ejection from the Lakers' March 31 game against Dallas, the scrappy Matt Barnes was turning lemons into lemonade, with his face and likeness appearing on a pair of T-shirts for sale through Elusion Clothing's website, reports our compatriot Mark Medina over at the Lakers Blog. (Medina notes that Barnes is a co-owner of Elusion -- which I have to imagine helped speed things along.)

One shirt bears the words "Matt Barnes Will Kill You If Ron Artest Doesn't First," and the second features the phrase "Killah Bees," a reference to Barnes and teammates Shannon Brown and Steve Blake (who were also ejected from the Dallas game). Both shirts are available in black only and retail through the company's website for $30.

For more details -- and images of the shirts -- read Medina's full story here.

 -- Adam Tschorn

Photo: Matt Barnes, left, is restrained by Lamar Odom shortly before he was ejected from the March 31 game against the Dallas Mavericks. T-shirts referencing the incident were for sale by the next day. Credit: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

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