Matt Barnes
American basketball player
Matt Barnes
Matt Kelly Barnes is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association.
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Kings GM Vlade Divac on DeMarcus Cousins trade: 'I had a better deal 2 days ago' - ESPN
Google News - 3 days
ABC News Kings GM Vlade Divac on DeMarcus Cousins trade: 'I had a better deal 2 days ago' ESPN Kings vice president of basketball operations/general manager Vlade Divac said Monday that his team had a better trade offer for DeMarcus Cousins two days ago and decided to deal the All-Star center because future offers likely would yield less than he ... DeMarcus Cousins joins Anthony Davis, giving New Orleans Pelicans powerful frontcourtNBA.com Cousins joins Davis, giving Pelicans powerful pair up frontFOXSports.com Matt Barnes Waived by Kings Following DeMarcus Cousins Trade to PelicansBleacher Report Sports Illustrated -Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia -Yahoo Sports -NESN.com all 716 news articles »
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Kings' Barnes, Cousins sued over alleged nightclub brawl
Yahoo News - 3 months
Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins and forward Matt Barnes are being sued by two people who claim the NBA players assaulted them at a New York night club early Monday morning. No criminal charges have been filed against either Cousins or Barnes, who according to the Sacramento Bee have both hired attorney Alex Spiro to represent them. Spiro has represented numerous athletes in high-profile cases, including Atlanta Hawks player Thabo Sefolosha, who was found not guilty of several charges in an incident at a club in New York in which his leg was broken.
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NBA veteran Matt Barnes says he was the victim in a nightclub altercation
LATimes - 3 months
The New York City Police Department wants to question Sacramento Kings forward Matt Barnes about an allegation of assault at a nightclub early Monday morning, according to multiple media reports. TMZ, the first to report on the issue, said Barnes has been accused of choking a woman inside the Manhattan...
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NBA-National Basketball Association roundup
Yahoo News - 3 months
Dec 5 (The Sports Xchange) - The Chicago Bulls suspended point guard Rajon Rondo one game on Monday for "conduct detrimental to the team." Rondo, 30, was to serve his one-game suspension Monday night when the Bulls host the Portland Trail Blazers, the team announced. Rondo had an emotional exchange with associate head coach Jim Boylen during and after Saturday night's 107-82 loss to the Dallas Mavericks, according to the Chicago Tribune. - - Sacramento Kings forward Matt Barnes is wanted for questioning after an alleged confrontation at a New York City nightclub early Monday morning. ...
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Kobe chronicles: Matt Barnes remembers Bryant diagramming defenses
LATimes - 12 months
As Kobe Bryant plays out his 20th and final season with the Lakers, The Times has reached out to players, coaches and broadcasters for recollections about his career. When recalling memories of Kobe Bryant, most players around the NBA describe a game when Bryant hit a game-winning shot or scored...
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Barnes Fined $35,000 for Comments Condoning Violence
NYTimes - about 1 year
Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes has been fined $35,000 by the National Basketball Association for inappropriate public comments directed at New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher, the league announced on Sunday.
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NBA Grizzlies forward Barnes fined for Fisher remarks
Yahoo News - about 1 year
Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes has been fined $35,000 for remarks about New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher deemed detrimental to the best interests of the NBA, the league said Sunday. Barnes had already served a two-game ban for attacking and threatening Fisher after an altercation between the two at the California home of Barnes' ex-wife, Gloria Govan. Although Barnes was on his best behavior when the Grizzlies hosted the Knicks on Saturday, he wasn't shy in the days before the game about voicing his dislike of Fisher.
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N.B.A. Roundup: Matt Barnes Suspended After Clash With Knicks’ Derek Fisher
NYTimes - about 1 year
The N.B.A. suspended Barnes, a Grizzlies forward, for two games for his role in an October altercation with Fisher, the Knicks’ coach, at the house of Barnes’s estranged wife.
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Grizzlies Barnes suspended two games
Yahoo News - about 1 year
Memphis Grizzlies guard Matt Barnes was slapped with a two-game ban by the National Basketball Association on Monday for a physical altercation with New York Knicks' coach Derek Fisher earlier this year. The league, which conducted its own probe of the incident, said Barnes had threatened Fisher in the October 3 altercation which took place at the Redondo Beach, California home of Barnes' estranged wife Gloria Govan.
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N.B.A. Roundup: Grizzlies’ Halfcourt Shot Seals Victory Over the Pistons
NYTimes - about 1 year
Matt Barnes tossed in a desperation 3-pointer from just inside midcourt with 1.1 seconds left to give Memphis Grizzles a 93-92 victory at Detroit.
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Matt Barnes
    FORTIES
  • 2016
    On July 9, 2016, Barnes signed with the Sacramento Kings.
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    On January 13, 2016, the NBA Players Association filed a grievance on behalf of Barnes to get his two-game suspension without pay rescinded.
    More Details Hide Details Four days later, he was fined $35,000 by the NBA for publicly defending his violence towards Fisher in their October scuffle. On February 24, he scored a season-high 25 points in the Grizzlies' 128–119 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. On March 11, he recorded his first career triple-double with 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in a 121–114 overtime win over the New Orleans Pelicans.
  • 2015
    On December 28, 2015, Barnes was suspended by the NBA for two games for a physical altercation with New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher at the home of Barnes' estranged wife in Southern California in October.
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    On June 15, 2015, Barnes was traded, along with Spencer Hawes, to the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for shooting guard Lance Stephenson.
    More Details Hide Details Later that month, on June 25, Barnes was traded again, this time to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Luke Ridnour. The move reunited Barnes with the team that originally drafted him in 2002.
    On January 25, 2015 he was fined $25,000 for what was said to be inappropriate language directed towards a fan during a game against the Phoenix Suns, although Barnes said that it was directed towards the Suns' owner.
    More Details Hide Details On May 8, he was fined $50,000 for remarks made to James Harden's mother during a playoff game against the Houston Rockets.
  • 2014
    During the 2014–15 season, Barnes was fined multiple times.
    More Details Hide Details On December 13, he was fined $25,000 for kicking a water bottle and using language during a game against the Washington Wizards.
  • 2013
    In November 2013, Barnes was fined $25,000 for not leaving the court in a timely manner after an ejection in a game against the Oklahoma City Thunder and for using his Twitter account during the game in violation of the NBA's rules.
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    On July 10, 2013, Barnes re-signed with the Clippers to a multi-year deal.
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    In June 2013, Barnes was named Defensive Player of the Year for the Clippers.
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  • 2012
    On October 31, 2012, the NBA suspended Barnes for one game after he pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor for resisting, delaying or obstructing a police officer.
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    Barnes signed with the Los Angeles Clippers in September 2012.
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  • 2010
    Barnes was arrested in 2010 on suspicion of domestic violence against Govan, and for driving with a suspended license and threatening a police officer in July 2012.
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    On July 23, 2010, Barnes signed with the Los Angeles Lakers.
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    After the Magic were eliminated in the 2010 NBA Playoffs by the Boston Celtics, Barnes announced he would opt out of the final year of his contract.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    On July 23, 2009, Barnes signed a two-year deal with the Orlando Magic.
    More Details Hide Details Although he was able to opt out of his deal after the first year, Barnes stated that he would like to remain in Orlando.
  • 2008
    On November 14, 2008, Barnes was suspended for two games without pay for his role in a fight after a non-call foul on Rafer Alston.
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    On July 22, 2008, Barnes signed a one-year contract with the Phoenix Suns.
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    He was not expected to return for the 2008–09 season.
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  • 2007
    Barnes, along with teammates Stephen Jackson and Baron Davis, served as a Warriors team captain for the 2007–08 season.
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    On August 6, 2007, Barnes returned to the Warriors under a one-year contract.
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    He also added a strong 2007 post-season, with 11.1 ppg and 5.7 rpg in eleven playoff games and helped the #8 seed Warriors take down the #1 seed Mavericks in the 2007 playoffs.
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  • 2006
    In the 2006–07 season, he made 106.
    More Details Hide Details After joining Golden State, Matt's offense improved impressively, from 3 points a game in Philadelphia to 9.8, appearing in 76 games.
    On December 26, 2006, he hit seven three-point field goals to tie a Warriors franchise record.
    More Details Hide Details The record was broken later that season by Jason Richardson, who hit 8 three-pointers on March 29, 2007. Barnes, a high-school All-American wide receiver, says that if he had not been signed by the Warriors he would have tried out for the NFL. Before signing with Golden State, Barnes had only made 10 three-pointers in his career.
    Barnes signed with the Golden State Warriors before their first day of training camp in October 2006, and effectively raised his status in the league since joining the team.
    More Details Hide Details With struggling forward Mike Dunleavy, Jr. placed on the bench, Barnes was given more playing time by coach Don Nelson.
  • 2005
    He was waived by the Knicks during the 2005–06 season after playing six games.
    More Details Hide Details He was then claimed by the 76ers to serve a second stint in Philadelphia, where he finished out the season.
    Barnes signed a free agent contract with the New York Knicks in the 2005 NBA offseason.
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  • 2004
    He was traded halfway through the 2004–05 season along with Chris Webber to the Philadelphia 76ers, in exchange for Kenny Thomas, Corliss Williamson and Brian Skinner, though he never suited up for a game with the Sixers due to knee tendinitis.
    More Details Hide Details He was later waived by the Sixers.
    In October 2004, he signed with the Sacramento Kings.
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    In January 2004, he signed with the Los Angeles Clippers.
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  • 2002
    He later joined the Fayetteville Patriots of the NBA D-League for the 2002–03 season and the Long Beach Jam of the ABA for the 2003–04 season.
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    Barnes was selected with the 46th overall pick by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2002 NBA draft.
    More Details Hide Details He was then traded that summer along with Nick Anderson to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Wesley Person, but was cut that October.
  • 2001
    Barnes played four seasons of college basketball at UCLA, where he was an All-Pacific-10 Honorable Mention selection in 2001.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1980
    Born on March 9, 1980.
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