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Matt Barnes
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Team: SacramentoHeight: 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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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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