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Matt Barnes
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Team: Golden StateHeight: 6-7 Born: 3/9/1980
Position: G-FWeight: 226 Birthplace: Santa Clara, California
College: UCLADraft: 2nd Round 17th pick by Grizzlies (2002)


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June 2 9:03 PM PT10:03 PM MT11:03 PM CT12:03 AM ET4:03 GMT12:03 9:03 PM MST11:03 PM EST8:03 UAE06:030:03 ET11:03 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored three points Thursday on 1-of-2 shooting as the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91. Barnes did not grab a rebound but had an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +3 in his 2:16 of playing time. Barnes went 1 of 1 from 3-point range.
May 22 8:25 PM PT9:25 PM MT10:25 PM CT11:25 PM ET3:25 GMT11:25 8:25 PM MST10:25 PM EST7:25 UAE (+1)05:2523:25 ET10:25 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes did not score Monday as the Golden State Warriors defeated the San Antonio Spurs 129-115. Barnes pulled down one rebound and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -5 in his 3:20 of playing time.
May 16 8:11 PM PT9:11 PM MT10:11 PM CT11:11 PM ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST7:11 UAE (+1)05:1123:11 ET10:11 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored two points Tuesday, going 1 of 6 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors topped the San Antonio Spurs 136-100. Barnes pulled down two rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -6 in his 14:48 on the floor. He tacked on one steal.
May 14 6:09 PM PT7:09 PM MT8:09 PM CT9:09 PM ET1:09 GMT9:09 6:09 PM MST8:09 PM EST5:09 UAE (+1)03:0921:09 ET8:09 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored two points Sunday on 1-of-2 shooting as the Golden State Warriors topped the San Antonio Spurs 113-111. Barnes grabbed two rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +1 in his 10:08 of playing time.
May 5 9:50 PM PT10:50 PM MT11:50 PM CT12:50 AM ET4:50 GMT12:50 9:50 PM MST11:50 PM EST8:50 UAE06:500:50 ET11:50 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored two points Thursday, going 1 of 1 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors topped the Utah Jazz 115-104. Barnes did not grab a rebound but had an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -1 in his 1:02 on the floor.
Apr. 30 11:42 AM PT12:42 PM MT1:42 PM CT2:42 PM ET18:42 GMT2:42 11:42 AM MST1:42 PM EST22:42 UAE20:4214:42 ET1:42 PM CTNaN:� - Barnes said he plans to play Tuesday in the opener of the Warriors' round 2 series.
Analysis: He's been dealing with an ankle and foot injury.
Apr. 9 9:19 PM PT10:19 PM MT11:19 PM CT12:19 AM ET4:19 GMT12:19 9:19 PM MST11:19 PM EST8:19 UAE06:190:19 ET11:19 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored three points Saturday on 1-of-1 shooting as the Golden State Warriors topped the New Orleans Pelicans 123-101. Barnes grabbed three rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +4 in his 7:17 of playing time. Barnes went 1 of 1 from behind the arc.
Apr. 5 9:35 PM PT10:35 PM MT11:35 PM CT12:35 AM ET4:35 GMT12:35 9:35 PM MST11:35 PM EST8:35 UAE06:350:35 ET11:35 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored 12 points Tuesday, going 5 of 6 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 121-107. Barnes grabbed six rebounds and dished out four assists, tallying a plus-minus of +9 in his 25:50 on the floor. He tacked on one steal. Barnes went 2 of 3 from 3-point range.
Apr. 5 8:43 PM PT9:43 PM MT10:43 PM CT11:43 PM ET3:43 GMT11:43 8:43 PM MST10:43 PM EST7:43 UAE (+1)05:4323:43 ET10:43 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored eight points Wednesday, going 3 of 9 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors defeated the Phoenix Suns 120-111. Barnes grabbed eight rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -1 in his 28:30 of playing time. He added two steals. Barnes went 1 of 4 from behind the arc.
Apr. 2 7:05 PM PT8:05 PM MT9:05 PM CT10:05 PM ET2:05 GMT10:05 7:05 PM MST9:05 PM EST6:05 UAE (+1)04:0522:05 ET9:05 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored two points Sunday on 0-of-3 shooting as the Golden State Warriors topped the Washington Wizards 139-115. Barnes pulled down two rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +9 in his 20:00 of playing time. He added one block.
Apr. 1 9:24 PM PT10:24 PM MT11:24 PM CT12:24 AM ET4:24 GMT12:24 9:24 PM MST11:24 PM EST8:24 UAE06:240:24 ET11:24 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored six points Friday, going 2 of 4 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors defeated the Houston Rockets 107-98. Barnes grabbed two rebounds and dished out two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +4 in his 26:08 of playing time. He tacked on three steals.
Mar. 29 8:18 PM PT9:18 PM MT10:18 PM CT11:18 PM ET3:18 GMT11:18 8:18 PM MST10:18 PM EST7:18 UAE (+1)05:1823:18 ET10:18 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored three points Wednesday on 1-of-3 shooting as the Golden State Warriors defeated the San Antonio Spurs 110-98. Barnes grabbed five rebounds and had four assists, tallying a plus-minus of -2 in his 25:46 on the floor. Barnes went 1 of 2 from 3-point range.
Mar. 28 6:53 PM PT7:53 PM MT8:53 PM CT9:53 PM ET1:53 GMT9:53 6:53 PM MST8:53 PM EST5:53 UAE (+1)03:5321:53 ET8:53 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored four points Tuesday, going 2 of 5 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors defeated the Houston Rockets 113-106. Barnes grabbed one rebound and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -8 in his 20:49 of playing time.
Mar. 26 6:57 PM PT7:57 PM MT8:57 PM CT9:57 PM ET1:57 GMT9:57 6:57 PM MST8:57 PM EST5:57 UAE (+1)03:5721:57 ET8:57 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored 10 points Sunday, going 3 of 6 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 106-94. Barnes pulled down four rebounds and dished out two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +10 in his 25:49 of playing time. He added one block. Barnes went 1 of 3 from 3-point range.
Mar. 21 7:34 PM PT8:34 PM MT9:34 PM CT10:34 PM ET2:34 GMT10:34 7:34 PM MST9:34 PM EST6:34 UAE (+1)03:3422:34 ET8:34 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored six points Tuesday on 2-of-4 shooting as the Golden State Warriors topped the Dallas Mavericks 112-87. Barnes pulled down five rebounds and had five assists, tallying a plus-minus of +8 in his 23:00 on the floor. Barnes went 2 of 2 from behind the arc.
Mar. 20 7:53 PM PT8:53 PM MT9:53 PM CT10:53 PM ET2:53 GMT10:53 7:53 PM MST9:53 PM EST6:53 UAE (+1)03:5322:53 ET8:53 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored seven points Monday, going 2 of 4 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-95. Barnes grabbed one rebound and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +17 in his 18:53 of playing time. He tacked on one steal.
Mar. 19 9:27 PM PT10:27 PM MT11:27 PM CT12:27 AM ET4:27 GMT12:27 9:27 PM MST11:27 PM EST8:27 UAE05:270:27 ET10:27 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored seven points Saturday on 2-of-4 shooting as the Golden State Warriors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 117-92. Barnes pulled down nine rebounds and dished out three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +22 in his 24:04 on the floor. Barnes went 2 of 4 from behind the arc.
Mar. 17 9:32 PM PT10:32 PM MT11:32 PM CT12:32 AM ET4:32 GMT12:32 9:32 PM MST11:32 PM EST8:32 UAE05:320:32 ET10:32 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored five points Thursday on 2-of-7 shooting as the Golden State Warriors topped the Orlando Magic 122-92. Barnes grabbed five rebounds and dished out three assists, tallying a plus-minus of +2 in his 20:14 on the floor. He added one block. Barnes went 1 of 3 from 3-point range.
Mar. 15 9:42 PM PT10:42 PM MT11:42 PM CT12:42 AM ET4:42 GMT12:42 9:42 PM MST11:42 PM EST8:42 UAE05:420:42 ET10:42 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored 10 points Tuesday on 3-of-7 shooting as the Golden State Warriors defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 106-104. Barnes pulled down nine rebounds and dished out two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +1 in his 22:13 of playing time. He added one block and one steal. Barnes went 2 of 4 from 3-point range.
Mar. 11 7:46 PM PT8:46 PM MT9:46 PM CT10:46 PM ET3:46 GMT11:46 8:46 PM MST10:46 PM EST7:46 UAE (+1)04:4622:46 ET9:46 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored 14 points Saturday, going 4 of 11 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors fell to the San Antonio Spurs 107-85. Barnes pulled down nine rebounds and had five assists, tallying a plus-minus of -20 in his 35:34 of playing time. He added one steal. Barnes went 2 of 7 from behind the arc.
Analysis: It's the first time in Barnes' six games as a Warrior in which he's scored in double figures. The 37-year-old entered the contest averaging just three points and 3.2 rebounds since joining the team.
Mar. 10 7:03 PM PT8:03 PM MT9:03 PM CT10:03 PM ET3:03 GMT11:03 8:03 PM MST10:03 PM EST7:03 UAE (+1)04:0322:03 ET9:03 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored five points Friday, going 2 of 2 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves 103-102. Barnes pulled down two rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -5 in his 10:24 on the floor. Barnes went 1 of 1 from 3-point range.
Mar. 9 9:52 PM PT10:52 PM MT11:52 PM CT12:52 AM ET5:52 GMT13:52 10:52 PM MST12:52 AM EST9:52 UAE06:520:52 ET11:52 PM CTNaN:� - Barnes did not score Wednesday on 0-of-3 shooting as the Golden State Warriors fell to the Boston Celtics 99-86. Barnes grabbed four rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -5 in his 13:18 of playing time. He added two blocks and one steal.
Analysis: Barnes received a rousing standing ovation when he checked into the game at the 3:41 mark of the first quarter in his Oracle Arena debut after re-joining the team 10 years after his first stint.
Mar. 5 3:09 PM PT4:09 PM MT5:09 PM CT6:09 PM ET23:09 GMT7:09 4:09 PM MST6:09 PM EST3:09 UAE (+1)00:0918:09 ET5:09 PM CTNaN:� - Matt Barnes scored three points Sunday on 1-of-3 shooting as the Golden State Warriors topped the New York Knicks 112-105. Barnes pulled down three rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +2 in his 18:52 on the floor. He added one block and two steals. Barnes went 1 of 3 from 3-point range.
Mar. 2 7:47 AM PT8:47 AM MT9:47 AM CT10:47 AM ET15:47 GMT23:47 8:47 AM MST10:47 AM EST19:47 UAE16:4710:47 ET9:47 AM CTNaN:� - Barnes will make his Warriors debut Thursday against the Bulls.
Analysis: Barnes shot just 38.4 percent in 54 games with Sacramento, but playing with the Warriors should get him far better looks as he earns time with Kevin Durant out.
Mar. 1 11:07 PM PT12:07 AM MT1:07 AM CT2:07 AM ET7:07 GMT15:07 12:07 AM MST2:07 AM EST11:07 UAE08:072:07 ET1:07 AM CTNaN:� - With Kevin Durant hurt, ESPN.com reported that Golden State would sign Barnes.
Analysis: Barnes posted a picture on Instagram of himself in uniform from his previous stint with the Warriors from 2006-08 and wrote: "Coming back to where it all started!"
Feb. 16 9:18 AM PT10:18 AM MT11:18 AM CT12:18 PM ET17:18 GMT1:18 10:18 AM MST12:18 PM EST21:18 UAE18:1812:18 ET11:18 AM CTNaN:� - Barnes had 15 points and 14 rebounds in Wednesday's loss to the Warriors.
Analysis: Barnes has notched eight double-digit rebounding games this season, with five of them coming in his last nine contests.
Feb. 9 8:46 AM PT9:46 AM MT10:46 AM CT11:46 AM ET16:46 GMT0:46 9:46 AM MST11:46 AM EST20:46 UAE17:4611:46 ET10:46 AM CTNaN:� - Barnes played a key role in the Kings' win over Boston on Wednesday, tallying 14 points, 11 rebounds and four assists off the bench.
Analysis: The volatile forward has been excellent on the glass of late, averaging 11 rebounds over his past five outings. Barnes is also shooting well right now, going 8 of 14 from beyond the arc during a three-game stretch in which he's averaged 14.7 points.
Feb. 7 9:16 AM PT10:16 AM MT11:16 AM CT12:16 PM ET17:16 GMT1:16 10:16 AM MST12:16 PM EST21:16 UAE18:1612:16 ET11:16 AM CTNaN:� - Barnes had 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting with nine rebounds and five assists Monday.
Analysis: Barnes has seen a big bump in minutes over the past four games. His scoring output has gone up in each, and he's averaged 11 rebounds during that span.
Jan. 27 5:50 PM PT6:50 PM MT7:50 PM CT8:50 PM ET1:50 GMT9:50 6:50 PM MST8:50 PM EST5:50 UAE (+1)02:5020:50 ET7:50 PM CTNaN:� - Barnes is expected to turn himself in to police in New York next week on misdemeanor assault charges for his role in an alleged assault of a woman at a nightclub last month. The New York Daily News first reported that Barnes would head to New York to answer to the charges. Barnes' trip to New York likely will occur after the Kings' eight-game road trip ends Tuesday in Houston.
Analysis: Barnes also is getting sued by alleged victims Jasmine Besiso and Myrone Powell. They allege Barnes choked Besiso and Kings center DeMarcus Cousins punched Powell in the face after Powell defended Besiso. The incident occurred in Manhattan following Sacramento's loss to the Knicks on Dec. 4. Barnes allegedly elbowed Besiso in the face and knocked her unconscious. Cousins and Barnes then allegedly forced Powell to the ground and punched him repeatedly.
Jan. 10 4:57 PM PT5:57 PM MT6:57 PM CT7:57 PM ET0:57 GMT8:57 5:57 PM MST7:57 PM EST4:57 UAE (+1)01:5719:57 ET6:57 PM CTNaN:� - Barnes is getting the night off Tuesday for rest. This will be the third game he's missing this season.
Analysis: Barnes played 18 scoreless minutes off the bench on Sunday after starting the previous five games for Sacramento.
Dec. 31 3:52 PM PT4:52 PM MT5:52 PM CT6:52 PM ET23:52 GMT7:52 4:52 PM MST6:52 PM EST3:52 UAE (+1)00:5218:52 ET5:52 PM CTNaN:� - Barnes made five 3-pointers and scored a season-high 20 on Saturday.
Analysis: He's shot 11 of 20 from deep over the last five games and is averaging 11.5 points and 5 rebounds in the past four.
Dec. 2 7:13 PM PT8:13 PM MT9:13 PM CT10:13 PM ET3:13 GMT11:13 8:13 PM MST10:13 PM EST7:13 UAE (+1)04:1322:13 ET9:13 PM CTNaN:� - Barnes had his most productive game of the season with 12 points and a career high-tying 16 rebounds Friday in a loss at Boston.
Analysis: This was the first double-double of the season for Barnes, who had pulled down just 14 rebounds in his five previous games. However, he shot just 3 for 11 and is 4 for 17 in the last two games.
Nov. 20 5:40 PM PT6:40 PM MT7:40 PM CT8:40 PM ET1:40 GMT9:40 6:40 PM MST8:40 PM EST5:40 UAE (+1)02:4020:40 ET7:40 PM CTNaN:� - Barnes is getting the start over Kosta Koufos on Sunday night.
Analysis: The Kings have decided to go smaller, so keep an eye on how Barnes fares in the starting role.
July 9 1:42 PM PT2:42 PM MT3:42 PM CT4:42 PM ET20:42 GMT4:42 1:42 PM MST3:42 PM EST0:42 UAE (+1)22:4216:42 ET3:42 PM CT19:42 - Barnes has signed with the Kings on a reported two-year, $12 million contract that contains a player option in the second year.
Analysis: The 36-year-old reunites with new Kings coach Dave Joerger, who coached Barnes in Memphis last season. Barnes, who previously played in Sacramento during the 2004-05 campaign, averaged 10 points and 5.5 rebounds in 76 games with the Grizzlies in 2015-16.

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