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Matt Barnes blasts NBA over James Harden suspension

Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes blasted the NBA for the league’s one-game suspension of James Harden for kicking LeBron James in the groin during Sunday’s Houston Rockets-Cleveland Cavaliers game, arguing the league has a double standard when it comes to doling out punishment. Barnes took to Twitter on Sunday night to articulate his disagreement...Read More The post...
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Matt Barnes Fined $25k For Inappropriate Language

As reported by Brett Pollakoff of NBC Sports, Matt Barnes of the Los Angeles Clippers has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for using inappropriate language towards a fan. This is the second time the 34-year-old was fined this season. Last December he was fined $25,000 for kicking a water bottle into the stands and for using foul language towards the fans. Following the incident Matt...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes not happy with NBA for $25,000 fine

Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes was fined $25,000 for what the NBA determined was “inappropriate language directed toward a fan” during Sunday’s game against the Phoenix Suns. According to Barnes — who is no stranger to Twitter rants (and being punished for them) — that “fan” was actually Suns owner Robert Sarver, who Barnes Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes goes off on $25,000 fine for inappropriate language toward fan

During the second quarter of Sunday’s game between the Clippers and Suns, Matt Barnes was whistled for an offensive foul. Afterward, a fired up Barnes had a few words with a fan, which earned him a technical foul. On Tuesday, Barnes received a $25,000 fine for “inappropriate language toward a fan”, which did not sit...Read More
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Barnes fined by NBA for cursing at fan; Barnes Tweets it was Suns owner

Matt Barnes has been fined by the NBA again, this time $25,000 for directing curse words at a fan. That fan, according to Barnes' Twitter feed, was Suns owner Robert Sarver. Barnes and the Clippers played in Phoenix on Sunday. Barnes' Twitter feed became a series of rants about that fine and others. "Another 25k! The part of the story the NBA hasn't told you was my language wasnt...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Clippers' Barnes has abdominal strain; unclear if he'll miss time

Matt Barnes walked gingerly around the court and grimaced after committing a fourth-quarter foul in the Clippers' win over the Nuggets on Monday. He's been dealing with an abdominal strain, Doc Rivers said, and it's unclear if he will miss time because of the injury. "That's why he didn't practice the other day," Rivers said. "I think (he injured it) when he committed the foul, the...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

On Matt Barnes, Blake Griffin and being tough

Though all sports are distinctly unique in their own rights, if there is one trait that athletes across the board are measured by it is their toughness. Even with the strides made with advanced statistics, the most informed minds still try to rationalize the most subjective qualities. Defining a players toughness is a very broad […] The post For Matt Barnes, Being Tough Isn...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

LAC-OKC game 5 microcosm of inconsistent officiating

Matt Barnes clearly hits Reggie Jackson on the arm while Jackson clearly touches the ball last. However, apparentlyTony Brothers did not see this.(photo credit Robert Martinez getty images) I do not want this piece to be seen as a me complaining about my Los Angeles Clippers getting robbed last night in Oklahoma City. Chris Paul played terribly down the stretch and basically choked...
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The strange season of Clippers forward Matt Barnes

It's doubtful that Clippers forward Matt Barnes has had a stranger season than this one. He's been up and down, healthy and hurt, a backup and a starter, hot and cold. At the NBA trade deadline last month, he worried that he might be on his way out of L.A., but Tuesday night, he brought the Clippers back from a deficit to beat the Phoenix Suns. Barnes is a 10-year veteran, so maybe...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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