Bench-Scorchers: Top Bench Players
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No. 5: Matt Barnes
Barnes is a part of an extremely efficient Clippers’ bench that has helped propel the surprising team to one of the top spots in the West. Sure, Chris Paul and Blake Griffin are All-Stars, but it is the Clips’ deep bench that has made the big difference this year. Barnes is averaging 10.8 points to go with five rebounds per game, but his main contribution comes on the defensive end, where he continues to be a fierce perimeter stopper.