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Sacramento Kings | #40 | Forward

Harrison

Barnes

PPG

16.4

RPG

5.6

APG

2.4

PIE

10.5

HEIGHT

6'8" (2.03m)

WEIGHT

225lb (102kg)

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

North Carolina

AGE

30 years

BIRTHDATE

May 30, 1992

DRAFT

2012 R1 Pick 7

EXPERIENCE

10 Years

6'8" | 225lb | 30 years

DRAFT

2012 R1 Pick 7

BIRTHDATE

May 30, 1992

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

North Carolina

EXPERIENCE

10 Years

Player Bio

Harrison Bryce Jordan Barnes is the son of Shirley Barnes. He was born in 1992 in Ames, Iowa, where he played high school basketball at Ames High School. He made the honor roll all four years of high school and was an Advanced Placement Scholar. Barnes was also a member of the track and field team (high jump and long jump), played saxophone and sang in the school choir. He was basketball teammates with fellow NBA veteran Doug McDermott. The two led Ames High School to back-to-back undefeated seasons (2008-09 and 2009-10) and Iowa 4A state championships. At UNC, he was a part of DECA (marketing and management club) and SHEPH (students helping to eliminate poverty and hunger) and participated in local food drives while working with the Ronald McDonald House. As a pro, Barnes has hosted Holidays With Harrison during the holidays, where he surprises youth essay contest winners with an all-expenses-paid shopping spree at the adidas store in San Francisco. Barnes supports the Boys & Girls Club of America and was a board member for the Boys & Girls Club of Oakland. Fans can follow the veteran forward on Twitter (@hbarnes). Harrison Barnes played basketball at the University of North Carolina for two seasons. During his freshman season (2010-11), Barnes started 36 of 37 games and generated 15.6 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.8 three-pointers per contest. On Mar. 12, he scored a season-high 40 points during an ACC Tournament win over Clemson. After a run in the NCAA Tournament, Barnes was named ACC Rookie of the Year. The sharp-shooting forward increased his scoring to 17.1 points per game during his sophomore season (2011-12). Barnes helped lead North Carolina to the ACC Tournament finals in 2011 and 2012, as well as the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight in 2011 and 2012. In the 2011-12 season, Barnes led the ACC in field goals (229) and was second in points (648). He was also third in points per game (17.1) and drained the fourth-most free throws (141) in the conference. At the end of the season, Barnes was named to the 2011-12 All-Atlantic Coast Conference first team. The Ames, Iowa native left North Carolina after his second season and entered the 2012 NBA Draft, where he was chosen by the Golden State Warriors with the seventh overall pick.