He was an NBA All-Rookie, First-Team selection, he has been invited to Las Vegas to participate in a USA Basketball Men’s National Team mini-camp and he’ll also visit China this summer as an NBA ambassador. And on Tuesday, he had the distinguished honor of throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at the A’s-Yankees game at Oakland’s O.Co Coliseum. Check out the video and photos below.
If that’s not enough, Barnes is also a finalist for the Social Slam award at today’s NBA Social Media Awards. While Barnes had many highlight-worthy dunks to choose from, the one up for the award is none other than the “Flight of the Falcon.” Watch (and re-watch) the video below and be sure to vote for Barnes to win the award at sma.nba.com. The polls will remain open right up until they announce the winner on the show, which can be seen on NBA TV today at 5 p.m.