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Biography

Background

• Finished third in the NBA in fourth quarter +/- with a +185. • Missed two games due to NBA suspensions (10/31/12 and 2/1/13).

PLAYOFFS:

• In six playoff games averaged 11.8 points, 5.0 rebounds, 0.5 assists in 27.0 minutes. Had a playoff career-high 30 points on 5/3/13 at Memphis.

2011-12 (Lakers):

• Appeared in 63 games (16 starts), averaging 7.8 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 0.57 steals and 0.76 blocks in 22.9 minutes • Recorded four double-doubles on the year. • Scored 10+ points 19 times and 20+ points once. • Led team in rebounds three times, assists twice, steals 10 times and blocks 12 times. • 1/6/12 vs. Golden State, recorded 16 points (7-9 FG), six rebounds and five assists. • 1/8/12 vs. Memphis, posted 15 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high tying three blocks. • 4/6/12 vs. Houston, pulled down a season- high 13 rebounds. • 4/13/12 vs. Denver, posted a season high 24 points (9-11 FG, 4-4 3FG) and 10 rebounds. • 4/15/12 vs. Dallas, tallied 11 points, 11 rebounds and a season-high eight assists. • Missed one game (4/26/12 at Sacramento) with a sprained right ankle.

PLAYOFFS:

• In 11 playoff games, averaged 3.5 points, 3.3 rebounds 2010-11 (Lakers): • Appeared in 53 games, averaging 6.7 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 0.74 steals in 19.2 minutes. • Recorded two double- doubles on the year. • Scored 10+ points 11 times and 20+ points once. • Led team in points once, rebounds twice, assists once, steals five times and blocks eight times. • Posted 16 points and season-high 14 rebounds 11/2/10 vs. Memphis. • 11/19/10 at Minnesota, totaled a season-high 24 points (7-7 FG, 5-5 3FG, 5-5 FT), seven rebounds and a season-high six assists, becoming one of three players in NBA history (Charles Barkley, Pau Gasol) to post a minimum 20-point, five rebound, five assist night while not missing a single shot (minimum of five field goal attempts and five free throw attempts). • Missed 26 games with a torn lateral meniscus, right knee, one game due to NBA suspension and two games with a sore right knee.

PLAYOFFS:

• In 10 playoff games, averaged 3.6 points, 2.8 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 13.1 minutes. 2009-10 (Orlando): • Appeared in 81 games (58 starts), averaging 8.8 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 25.9 minutes. • In 58 starts, averaged 10.1 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 28.7 minutes. • Led (or tied) the team in scoring four times, rebounding six times and assists twice. • Scored in double-figures 38 times. • Recorded at least one steal 40 times, including a career-high six steals 11/1/09 at Toronto. • 1/13/10 at Denver, scored a season-high 28 points. • Pulled down 10+ rebounds six times, including a career-high 16 rebounds 1/20/10 vs. Indiana. • Blocked at least one shot 26 times. • On the Inactive List on 3/14/10 due to a sprained left big toe.

PLAYOFFS:

• Appeared in 14 playoff games (14 starts), averaging 6.4 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 23.3 minutes.

2008-09 (Phoenix):

• Appeared in 77 games (40 starts), averaging 10.2 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 27.0 minutes. • Shot 34.3% (117-341) from three-point range. • In 40 starts, averaged 12.6 points, 6.1 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 30.7 minutes. • Scored in double-figures 36 times and had 20+ points eight times. • Tallied five double-doubles. • 11/25/08 at Oklahoma City, connected on game-winning three-pointer with 26.7 seconds left. • 3/15/09 at Golden State, totaled 20 points, six rebounds and a career-high 11 assists. • Missed three games (Nov. 5-8) due to personal reasons (birth of his twin sons) and was suspended by the NBA for two games (Nov. 14-16) following an altercation 11/12 vs. Houston.

2007-08 (Golden State):

• Played in 73 games (18 starts) with Golden State, averaging 6.7 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 19.4 minutes. • In 18 starts, averaged 10.3 points, 6.1 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.11 steals in 29.5 minutes. • Scored in double-figures 18 times including one 20+ point game. • Pulled down 10+ rebounds in three games and tallied two double-doubles. • 1/21/08 vs. Minnesota, scored a season high 20 points. • 2/9/08 vs. Sacramento, recorded a career-high-tying three blocks. • Missed six games due to personal reasons.

2006-07 (Golden State):

• Appeared in 76 contests, averaging 9.8 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 23.9 minutes. • Scored in double-figures 34 times including eight 20+ point games and two 30+ point games. • Recorded eight double-doubles. • 12/12/06 vs. Sacramento, totaled 32 points and 11 rebounds. • 1/3/07 at Memphis, scored a career-high 36 points.

PLAYOFFS:

• In 11 playoff games, averaged 11.1 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.45 steals in 30.0 minutes, helping the No. 8 seeded Warriors to an upset over the No. 1 seed Dallas Mavericks…Totaled a playoff career-high 20 points and 10 rebounds 5/7/07 at Utah.

2005-06 (Philadelphia-New York):

• Played in 56 combined games with New York and Philadelphia, averaging 3.1 points and 2.2 rebounds in 11.3 minutes. • Appeared in six games with the Knicks, averaging 4.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 15.5 minutes. • In 50 games with the 76ers, averaged 3.0 points and 1.9 rebounds in 10.8 minutes. • Scored in double-figures twice. • 3/14/06 vs. Toronto, scored a season-high 14 points.

2004-05 (Sacramento-Philadelphia):

• Appeared in 43 games with Sacramento and Philadelphia, averaging 3.8 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 16.6 minutes. • Scored in double-figures four times. • 11/2/04 at Dallas, posted a season-high 17 points and nine rebounds. • 2/2/05 at Golden State, totaled 10 points, eight rebounds and a season-high seven assists. • 2/22/05 vs. Atlanta, recorded second career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

2003-04 (Clippers):

• Played in 38 games after joining the team in January, averaging 4.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 19.1 minutes. • Scored in double-figures seven times. • 1/21/04 vs. Golden State, recorded first season-high 10 rebounds. • 3/19/04 at Lakers, totaled a season high 14 points and seven rebounds.

COLLEGE (UCLA – 1998-2002):

• Played 121 career games during four seasons at UCLA, averaging 8.8 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 22.6 minutes. • Became 43rd player in school history to reach 1,000 career points. • In his four-year collegiate career, all four Bruins teams played in the NCAA Tournament, including three-straight NCAA Sweet Sixteen appearances. • As a junior (2000-01), earned All-Pac- 10 Honorable Mention honors and received team award for outstanding play after averaging 11.6 points, 7.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.6 steals. • Ranked sixth in the conference in rebounding and steals his junior season.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

• Co-hosted the Athletes vs. Cancer Golf Invitational in Roseville, CA with Bobby Jackson in August 2009. • Worked with the Salvation Army Seimon Family Youth and CommunityCenter to distribute gifts to children during the holiday season. • Participated in basketball clinics during the 2012-13 season as a part of the JuniorClippers program. • Partnered with Feed the Children to help feed families and distribute gifts in the LosAngeles area during the holiday season. • Hosted a basketball camp for kids in Northern California during the summer of 2013 • Put on his first Athletes vs. Cancer Celebrity Flag Football game in Pacific Palisades, CA with rapper Snoop Dogg in August 2013.

PERSONAL:

• Full name is Matt Kelly Barnes. • Father of twin boys, Isaiah Michael and Carter Kelly, born in November 2008. • Son of Henry and Ann Barnes. • In 50 games played in 2002-03 with Fayetteville of the NBA Development League, averaging 9.7 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 18.6 minutes. • Lost his mother to lung cancer in November 2007. • Has one brother, Jason, and one sister, Danielle. •Jason plays wide receiver in the Canadian Football League. • Averaged 30 points, 10 rebounds, six blocks, five steals and three assists as a senior at Del Campo High School in Sacramento, CA. • In addition to his outstanding basketball play, was an All-American wide receiver and led the nation with 28 touchdown catches during his senior year. • Was considering an attempt to play in the NFL if training camp invite with Golden State was not successful in 2006. • Follow Barnes on Twitter:@Matt_Barnes 22.

 

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Height: 6'7''/ 2.01m
Weight: 226 lbs./ 102.5 kg
Born: March 09, 1980
From: University of California, Los Angeles
Draft: 2nd Round (45th pick) 2002 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2002
Years Pro: 11
Previous Teams:
  Los Angeles Clippers 2013 - 2013
  Los Angeles Lakers 2012 - 2012
  Los Angeles Clippers 2012 - 2012
  Los Angeles Lakers 2011 - 2011
  More Previous Teams
Prior to NBA/Country: UCLA/USA

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