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Matt Barnes

Matt Kelly Barnes (born March 9, 1980) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Barnes attended Del Campo High School in Fair Oaks, California, where he was a letterman in football and basketball. He earned All-American, All-State, All-CIF, All-City, and All-League honors in each sport. After a college career at UCLA, Barnes was a second-round draft choice of the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2002 NBA Draft. He was then traded that summer along with Nick Anderson to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Wesley Person, but was cut that October. He made his NBA debut with the Los Angeles Clippers in 2004, and signed with the Sacramento Kings later that year. He was traded by the Kings halfway through the 2004–05 season along with Chris Webber to the 76ers, in exchange for Kenny Thomas, Corliss Williamson and Brian Skinner, though he never suited up for a game with them due to knee tendinitis. He was waived and then signed a free agent contract with the New York Knicks in the 2005 NBA offseason. He was waived by the Knicks during the 2005–06 season after playing six games. He was then claimed by the

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NBA's Matt Barnes -- BUSTED ... Allegedly Resists Arrest

NBA's Matt Barnes
BUSTED Allegedly Threatens Cop

NBA forward Matt Barnes was arrested tonight for an outstanding traffic warrant, and for allegedly mouthing off -- BIGTIME -- to the arresting officer, TMZ has learned.According to law enforcement… READ MORE >

Lamar Odom's Ex Teammate -- He's Welcome Back to the Lakers ANYTIME

Lamar Odom's Ex Teammate
He's Welcome Back to the Lakers ANYTIME

Lamar Odom is a man without a team right now, but one of the members of the Los Angeles Lakers says he'd be welcome back to the team with open arms. The Lakers traded Odom to the Dallas… READ MORE >

- 720 days ago
Eva Longoria and Matt Barnes -- Friends with Benefits

Eva Longoria and Matt Barnes
Friends with Benefits

It takes a "special" kind of friend to pick somebody up from the airport in the middle of the day ... but Eva Longoria and L.A. Lakers player Matt Barnes seem to have a very "special"… READ MORE >

- 885 days ago
'Basketball Wives' Star Splits with L.A. Lakers Player Matt Barnes

'Basketball Wives' Star
Splits with L.A. Lakers Player

The NBA offseason from hell just got worse for Los Angeles Lakers player Matt Barnes ... who just announced that he's officially broken up with his "Basketball Wives" baby mama Gloria Govan.Barnes… READ MORE >

- 908 days ago
Lakers Star -- No Charges in Domestic Violence Case

Lakers Star -- No Charges in Domestic Violence Case

Los Angeles Lakers forward Matt Barnes will not be charged with a crime in connection with his September arrest for allegedly attacking his fiancee ... TMZ has learned. The Sacramento County… READ MORE >

- 1272 days ago

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