Harrison Barnes RUMORS & NEWS

  • Harrison Barnes mum on Lakers possibility, Mychal Thompson says ‘he could be more of a featured scorer’ in LA

    Inside the Warriors "Warriors forward Harrison Barnes will be a restricted free agent this summer, and Golden State would watch him depart if it chooses not to match a lucrative offer sheet he signs. Might that the team that lands Barnes be the Los Angeles Lakers, where current Warriors assistant Luke Walton will..." May 04

  • Kicks Fix: The top five 2016 sneaker free agents

    Yahoo! Sports "Every summer, July 1 kicks off the start of NBA free agency, opening a window in which players and their agents can begin negotiating contracts with teams around the league. For the sneaker industry, the key date each year is Sept. 30. That's typically when a player's shoe deal expires, freeing..." March 10

  • Report: Warriors disenchanted with Barnes’s slow recovery

    Larry Brown Sports "The Golden State Warriors are reportedly not thrilled with Harrison Barnes these days. According to CSN Bay Area’s Monte Poole, there is “an undercurrent of disenchantment” within the organization surrounding Barnes and his slow recovery from a recent ankle sprain. Barnes, who is a..." February 03

  • Harrison Barnes Calls Kevin Durant Report 'Part Of The Business'

    Real GM Basketball "Harrison Barnes seemed genuinely surprised to hear the Golden State Warriors intend to pursue Kevin Durant to replace him this offseason. “Oh man, that’s part of the business,” Barnes said on a phone call before the team’s plane left New York for Washington, D.C. “He’s a great player. If that’s..." February 03

  • Are the Warriors better starting Harrison Barnes or Brandon Rush?

    Golden State Of Mind "The return of Steve Kerr has shifted the success of this team to new heights and expectations. The sacked city of San Antonio lies in ruins. The resounding cheers fall faint over the icy shores of Lake Erie, as the good people of Cleveland cry out, "The king is dead, long live the..." January 30

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    Diamond Leung @diamond83

    Harrison Barnes could start tonight, per Luke Walton

  • Harrison Barnes close to rejoining Warriors starting lineup

    CSN Bay Area "The question in various forms had been floated several times recently to Warriors interim coach Luke Walton, and each time his response was a quick deflection. But when asked Tuesday if small forward Harrison Barnes could return to the starting lineup as soon as Wednesday night against the..." January 13

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    The Warriors want to work Harrison Barnes back into game shape before he returns to the starting lineup, according to Luke Walton.

  • Harrison Barnes plans to make return from sprained ankle Monday

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes plans to play against the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night, indicating that he's now recovered from an ankle sprain and bone bruise. Barnes has been sidelined since spraining the left ankle against the Phoenix Suns on November 27. "I'm feeling..." January 04

  • Warriors' Barnes close, but 'still not ready to go'

    CSN Bay Area "Now in his fifth week on the sideline with a sprained left ankle, Harrison Barnes is shooting, cutting and has been dunking for two weeks. The fourth-year forward is scrimmaging with his teammates on practice days. But he’s not quite ready to return to the Warriors lineup. Listed as..." December 29

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Warriors Harrison Barnes (ankle) has a slight chance of playing Friday vs Cavs, but a return vs. Kings on Monday more likely, source said.

  • Warriors' Barnes returns to contact drills, not expected to return by Christmas

    The Score "Small forward Harrison Barnes has returned to contact drills for the Golden State Warriors, but he will not play Wednesday against the Utah Jazz, interim coach Luke Walton said Monday. It doesn't appear that he will be ready to return for the Christmas Day showdown with the Cleveland Cavaliers..." December 21

  • Warriors' Barnes will not return on road trip

    San Jose Mercury News "Warriors forward Harrison Barnes as expected will miss the rest of the team's seven-game trip because of a sprained left ankle, according to the team. Barnes will have missed two weeks of action by the time he is scheduled to be re-evaluated again Dec. 13 upon the team's return from the trip...." December 08

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Warriors say forward Harrison Barnes is making progress on his left ankle sprain and will be re-evaluated next Sunday.

  • Harrison Barnes could be out “a few weeks” with ankle injury

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Warriors’ Friday night 135-116 win over the Suns was bittersweet: Harrison Barnes suffered a sprained left ankle in the third quarter and left for the remainder of the game. He missed Saturday night’s blowout win over the Kings as well, which extended the Warriors’ best-ever start to the..." November 29

  • Warriors lose Harrison Barnes to sprained ankle vs. Suns

    ESPN "Golden State forward Harrison Barnes sprained his left ankle and missed the remainder of Friday night's 135-116 win over the Suns. Interim coach Luke Walton said after the game that it wasn't known how long Barnes might be out. With just more than nine minutes left in the third quarter,..." November 28

  • Iguodala trying to get Barnes 'as much as possible' in contract

    CSN Bay Area "On Friday night against the Bulls, Harrison Barnes registered 20 points and nine rebounds. He made 7-of-13 shots, including 3-of-6 from 3-point range. With the Warriors clinging to a 96-92 lead late in the fourth quarter, Barnes drilled a 3-pointer. On Golden State's next possession, he..." November 24

  • Why Harrison Barnes is fine with calculated risk of restricted free agency

    Yahoo! Sports "Worried that she couldn’t afford college for her son, Shirley Barnes put the time and money she did have into developing Harrison Barnes’ basketball skills in hopes of earning a scholarship. He not only succeeded by landing a scholarship to play for North Carolina, but he’s also now in his fourth..." November 04

  • Warriors confident Barnes, Ezeli won’t be distracted

    CSN Bay Area "The vast majority of players eligible for contract extensions signed during their rookie year will become restricted free agents next summer, and the group includes Harrison Barnes and Festus Ezeli of the Warriors. Both Barnes and Ezeli rejected formal offers, according to Warriors general..." November 03

  • Warriors, Harrison Barnes Break Off Extension Talks

    Real GM Basketball "The Golden State Warriors and Harrison Barnes have broken off talks on a contract extension. The two sides have until Nov. 2nd to agree upon a deal." October 27

  • Warriors' Barnes day-to-day after suffering bone bruise

    CSN Bay Area "Warriors forward Harrison Barnes was diagnosed with a bone bruise to his right knee and is listed as day-to-day, the team announced Wednesday night. Barnes’ status for Thursday’s preseason game against Houston at Oracle Arena is uncertain." October 15

  • Warriors' Barnes exits with sprained knee, 'we’ll find out more later'

    CSN Bay Area "Warriors forward Harrison Barnes sustained a sprained right knee in the second quarter of the team’s 114-103 preseason loss to Denver on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena. Barnes left the game with 5:38 remaining in the first half after banging his knee against that of Nuggets rookie Emmanuel..." October 14

  • Andre Drummond, Harrison Barnes 'best positioned' to get rookie extensions

    The Score "The deadline to extend players entering the fourth year of their rookie contracts was pushed back to Nov. 2 because the usual date (Oct. 31) falls on a weekend this year, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. With that in mind, the two likeliest candidates to secure long-term contracts are Detroit..." October 12

  • Harrison Barnes unreasonably unhappy with Warriors offer

    The Sports Quotient "Harrison Barnes isn't content with what the Golden State Warriors are offering to pay him, though it seems to be a fair price. Barnes is entering the final option-less year of his rookie-scale contract, and like all other upcoming free agents, is trying to cash-out while he's healthy and young..." October 09

  • Harrison Barnes says contract extension talks ‘are going well’

    San Francisco Chronicle "Warriors small forward Harrison Barnes used Monday’s media day as an opportunity to make his first public comments about his contract extension negotiations with the team. Barnes switched agents this month and reportedly turned down a four-year, $64 million offer. He and the team have until..." September 29

  • Golden State's Harrison Barnes' Extension Conundrum

    Real GM Basketball "Of all the class of 2012 players up for extensions on their rookie deals, none may be in a more fascinating position than Harrison Barnes, who reportedly just turned down a four-year, $64 million offer from the Golden State Warriors. Barnes has been up-and-down in his first three seasons in the..." September 23

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    Zach Lowe @ZachLowe_NBA

    Interesting twist in Harrison Barnes switching agents: sources say he pushed back on standard 4% commission agents get on new contracts.

  • Harrison Barnes Rejects Warriors' Four-Year, $64M Extension Offer

    Real GM Basketball "Harrison Barnes has rejected the Golden State Warriors' initial extension offer of $64 over four seasons. The Warriors were offering Barnes a deal worth $16 million per season. Barnes will become a restricted free agent in the 2016 offseason if the two sides are unable to agree upon a deal..." September 22

  • Sources: Warriors offer Harrison Barnes $64 million extension

    Yahoo! Sports "The Golden State Warriors delivered forward Harrison Barnes an initial four-year, $64 million contract extension proposal, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The $16 million annual offer wasn’t accepted, but appears to be a starting point in talks that could last until the Oct. 31 deadline for..." September 21

  • Bob Myers says Warriors working on extensions for Barnes, Ezeli

    The Score "With the deadline for teams to reach contract extensions with members of the 2012 draft class soon approaching, the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors have a couple of decisions to make as it pertains to two of their key role players. Harrison Barnes and Festus Ezeli can hit..." August 29

  • Bob Myers says Warriors working on extensions for Barnes and Ezeli

    CBS Sports "The Golden State Warriors go into the 2015-16 season as the defending champions, and immediately after winning a title people start wondering if you can do it again. The Warriors will have to traverse the difficult Western Conference in order to get back in position to win another title, but to..." August 28

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Golden State, meanwhile, expects to have four Team USA mini-camp attendees: S. Curry, K. Thompson, D. Green and H. Barnes

  • Harrison Barnes wants to remain with Warriors

    San Jose Mercury News "Warriors forward Harrison Barnes expressed his desire to stay with the team long term Thursday during an offseason when he is eligible to receive a contract extension. "I mean, we just won a championship," Barnes said. "Of course I'd love to keep this group together for many years to come, you..." July 24

  • Barnes says championship champagne was his 1st taste of alcohol

    CBS Sports "Harrison Barnes celebrated his NBA championship as you'd expect on Tuesday: with champagne. What might surprise you is that the 23-year-old Golden State Warriors forward claimed it was the first alcoholic drink of his life." June 17

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Warriors forward Harrison Barnes is scheduled to undergo a minor procedure tomorrow to re-straighten his broken nose.

  • Harrison Barnes should benefit from new offense

    San Jose Mercury News "The prime beneficiary from Warriors coach Steve Kerr preaching better ball movement could be Harrison Barnes. Barnes suffered a setback in his second season while playing mostly off the bench for former coach Mark Jackson, who unsuccessfully ran isolation plays through a young forward..." October 06

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    Sam Amick @sam_amick

    As Memphis tries to upgrade small forward spot, I'm told they've been among the many teams pursuing the Warriors' Harrison Barnes.

  • Warriors' Barnes starting to find it

    San Jose Mercury News "He won't say the Black Falcon is back. Harrison Barnes isn't going that far. But he did acknowledge he's starting to feel comfortable in his new role as the Warriors' sixth man. "I'm not going to front," Barnes said just before the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday in New Orleans. "It's been a..." February 15

  • Warriors' Harrison Barnes seeks consistency

    Oakland Tribune "Struggling Warriors forward Harrison Barnes was asked to describe or grade his overall performance this season heading into the All-Star break and replied that it was a tough question. "Obviously personally, probably not that high because one thing I wanted to focus on coming into the season..." January 29

  • Struggles of Barnes, Thompson hurting Warriors

    CSN Bay Area "They're subject to stunning lapses on defense. They're treating the ball as if it has a contagious disease. And, maddeningly for the Warriors, they're getting open shots and missing them. Meet, once again, Klay Thompson and Harrison Barnes. Remember them? The team's last two lottery..." December 21

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Mark Jackson said Harrison Barnes felt fine Wed., a day after practicing for the 1st time since Oct. 6. He's a game-time decision tonight.

  • Report: Harrison Barnes will miss third game

    CSN Bay Area "Warriors forward Harrison Barnes, still hampered by a left toe injury that has kept him sidelined since an Oct. 7 preseason game against Sacramento, will sit for Saturday's contest against the visiting Kings. Barnes will miss his third regular season game with the as-yet unspecified injury,..." November 02

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    Ball Over All "One of the many joys of a new NBA season is watching talented up-and-comers blossom into stars, making what sports fans vaguely refer to as "The Leap". It can come from many places and defines many things; sometimes a player reeks of potential and is destined for stardom (James Harden), there..." November 01

  • Warriors' Harrison Barnes out two games with foot injury

    CBS Sports "Warriors forward Harrison Barnes missed most of the preseason with a foot injury and now it appears it will impact the regular season as well. The Warriors were expecting to move Barnes to the bench anyway with the addition of Andre Iguodala, but the injury is going to hurt what is already a..." October 30

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    Marcus Thompson @gswscribe

    Mark Jackson said Barnes is out first two games

  • Warriors exercise options on Barnes, Thompson and Ezeli

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors announced Friday the team has exercised the fourth-year contract option on guard Klay Thompson and the third-year contract options on forward Harrison Barnes and center Festus Ezeli, which are all for the 2014-15 NBA season. Under the terms of the NBA’s current collective..." October 26

  • Warriors forward Harrison Barnes could miss season opener

    SB Nation "Barnes hasn't played or practice with the team in nearly three weeks due to a left foot injury. The Golden State Warriors had been confident that second-year swingman Harrison Barnes would be ready to return from a left foot injury by the regular-season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers on..." October 25

  • Harrison Barnes likely to miss Warriors’ next two preseason games in China due to foot injury

    Pro Basketball Talk "Harrison Barnes started 81 games as a rookie for the Warriors last season and his explosiveness and athleticism on both ends of the floor were among the reasons the team exceeded expectations by getting to the second round of the playoffs. Health has been an ongoing concern in Golden State in..." October 12