#Grizzlies' Matt Barnes (right hamstring, previously listed as questionable) is active and available to play tonight at New York.
Grizzlies F Matt Barnes has been fined $35K for inappropriate public comments detrimental to best interests of NBA. pic.twitter.com/1Ybg4bXUMx
CBS Sports "Still harboring ill feelings toward New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher, Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes told reporters Saturday that "Violence is never the answer, but sometimes it is." Because of this specific statement, the NBA fined Barnes $35,000 on Sunday. From the NBA:..." January 17
New York Daily News "Matt Barnes has some advice for Derek Fisher for Saturday night’s game – or maybe it was a warning: Don’t even try to discuss this. “I just don’t like him. Plain and simple. He knows I don’t like him,” the Grizzlies' Barnes said ahead of Saturday night’s contest against the Knicks. “Don’t say..." January 17
ESPN "Knicks coach Derek Fisher doesn't expect to have any run-ins with Matt Barnes on Saturday when his team plays the Memphis Grizzlies. "No, I really don't," Fisher said after practice Friday. "We're trying to win games, and that's really all that I'm thinking about as a coach. ... Those are the..." January 16
Complex "On Saturday night, the Knicks will travel to Memphis to take on the Grizzlies. And while that wouldn’t typically be a game that we would have circled on our calendars, we will be keeping a close eye on the matchup because it will mark the first time the two teams have played since the now-infamous..." January 15
The Score "The National Basketball Players Association filed a grievance on behalf of Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes Wednesday in an effort to recoup his pay lost to a two-game suspension. Barnes doesn't expect to get his money back. "It means a lot that the NBAPA has filed an appeal on my..." January 14
Yahoo! Sports "The National Basketball Players Association has filed a grievance on behalf of Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes to get his two-game suspension without pay rescinded, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The NBA suspended Barnes for a physical altercation with New York Knicks coach Derek..." January 13
TMZ "Matt Barnes is ringing in the New Year in a very special way ... BY DESTROYING THOSE WHO CROSSED HIM IN 2015 ... Rihanna, and Derek Fisher. In an Instagram post that'd make 50 Cent proud ... Barnes calls out a pop star who "lied on him" saying he's got texts -- and pics -- to prove their..." January 01
Yahoo! Sports "The NBA has suspended Memphis Grizzlies guard Matt Barnes two games for a physical altercation with New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher at the home of Barnes' estranged wife in Southern California in October, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Fisher had flown to Los Angeles on an off day of..." December 28
New York Daily News "NBA commissioner Adam Silver confirmed on Friday that the league is looking into the altercation between Knicks head coach Derek Fisher and Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes earlier this month in Los Angeles. Silver, speaking at a Board of Governors meeting in Manhattan, did not give a..." October 24
Real GM Basketball "Matt Barnes is looking forward to play against Doc Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers. "I can't wait to play against Doc Rivers," said Barnes. Barnes had wanted to finish his career with the Clippers, but he realized it would be unlikely after they hired Doc Rivers. "Doc never wanted..." October 23
ESPN New York "Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes said Thursday he went to his ex-wife's home to check on his 6-year-old twin sons and not to confront New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher. Barnes told ESPN that he was at his home in Marina del Rey around 10 p.m. Saturday when he got a text from his son..." October 09
TMZ "Matt Barnes will NOT be charged with a crime for allegedly attacking Derek Fisher over the weekend ... the Redondo Beach Police Department tells TMZ Sports. Cops tell us they did respond to an incident and a police report was filed regarding the altercation -- but officers say the case "was..." October 09
The Score "No great surprise here, but Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes appears to have ended his friendship with former teammate and present New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher. Barnes, who reportedly engaged Fisher in a bout of fisticuffs over the weekend, spoke to reporters in Memphis Thursday..." October 08
Yahoo! Sports "New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher and Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes had a physical confrontation on Saturday night in Los Angeles, sources told Yahoo Sports. Fisher had traveled to California on Saturday to visit his children and was visiting the house that Barnes shared with his..." October 08
Page Six "Barring a profoundly unusual change of heart, Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes won’t be singing “We Found Love” with Rihanna. And thanks to former Los Angeles Clippers teammate Glen “Big Baby” Davis, she might even be a little “Disturbia”-d with him. In case you missed it, the..." August 19
Uproxx "At first, we almost felt bad for Matt Barnes. The Memphis Grizzlies wing certainly hasn’t confirmed that he’s dating Rihanna, and even goes so far as to say that she’s only his “friend.” But given the “Bitch Better Have My Money” superstar’s very public reaction to his suggestive remarks, it’s..." August 17
Larry Brown Sports "Rihanna sure loves her ballers, and Matt Barnes happily fits into that category. The Memphis Grizzlies wing player separated from wife Gloria Govan last fall and is in the process of getting a divorce. TMZ reports that Barnes is now going out with Rihanna and has been on two dates with the..." August 15
Los Angeles Times "Matt Barnes recently spent a few days with former Clippers teammate DeAndre Jordan to celebrate Jordan's 27th birthday, and it wasn't all backslaps and best wishes. Barnes made sure to warn Jordan that things could change between them in the flicker of a cake candle now that Barnes plays for..." July 29
TMZ "The next UFC superfight might just have a little NBA flavor to it ... 'cause hoops star Serge Ibaka tells TMZ Sports he's serious about battling Matt Barnes ... he's just gotta win a championship first. In case you missed it ... Barnes went on ESPN's "SportsNation" earlier this week and..." July 23
CBS Sports "Guys never really fight in the NBA, mostly because you have big penalties these days after the Malice at the Palace. Players are worried about losing money from being fined and suspended for altercations, plus nobody really likes to get punched in the face. That won't stop guys from instigating..." July 22
SB Nation "The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade recently acquired point guard Luke Ridnour to the Charlotte Hornets for Matt Barnes and his non-guaranteed contract, reports Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. " June 25
Yahoo! Sports "In a high-risk, high-reward move, the Los Angeles Clippers are discussing a deal with the Charlotte Hornets to acquire guard Lance Stephenson, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Clippers would send forwards Spencer Hawes and Matt Barnes to the Hornets, sources said. Talks have been ongoing..." June 16
It is unlikely Charlotte keeps Barnes, who'll become a free agent.
ESPN Los Angeles "The NBA has fined Clippers forward Matt Barnes $50,000 for directing inappropriate language at Houston Rockets guard James Harden's mother, the league announced Friday. During Game 2, Barnes, who had been exchanging words with fans throughout the series, made a profane remark toward Harden's..." May 09
Fox Sports West "Matt Barnes is making news for something he said yet again. The 35-year-old Clippers forward said something to James Harden's mother, Monja Willis, during the first half of the Houston Rockets' Game 2 win at the Toyota Center. Barnes confirmed that he apologized to Willis twice. "We've..." May 09
CBS Sports "Los Angeles Clippers star Matt Barnes doesn't exactly play nice. The guy is constantly involved in fights, gets fined all the time for his comments about officials or his behavior on court, and generally is a bit of a rabble-rouser. Against the Rockets, the narrative that's coming out, before..." May 08
TMZ "James Harden's mother tells TMZ Sports ... Matt Barnes PERSONALLY APOLOGIZED Wednesday night ... after the L.A. Clippers star hurled an extremely rude comment to her during last night's NBA playoff game. Monja Willis wouldn't tell us exactly what Barnes said to her at the Toyota Center in..." May 07
Larry Brown Sports "James Harden went off in the second half to give the Houston Rockets a much-needed win over the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 2 Wednesday night. He looked like a man who was playing angry, and Matt Barnes may have had something to do with it. According to ESPN’s Calvin Watkins, Barnes was..." May 07
Complex "Allen Iverson's free-spending ways have been well-documented in his post-NBA days. A player who used to buy an entirely new set of clothes wherever he went (he apparently didn't like luggage), Iverson's spending habits caught up to him in 2012, when it was reported his expenses totaled over..." April 11
SI "The tide has turned in Los Angeles. Once considered the No. 1 destination for NBA free agents, the Lakers have struggled in recent years to find marquee players to pair with star Kobe Bryant. Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes, who played alongside Bryant for two seasons with the Lakers,..." April 10
TMZ "The marriage may be over ... but NBA star Matt Barnes says he's finally made peace with his estranged wife Gloria Govan ... telling TMZ Sports, "I'm always gonna love my ex." We broke the story ... Matt and his reality star wife separated back in September due to "trust issues" and at first,..." April 08
Sportress of Blogitude "Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes blasted the NBA for the league’s one-game suspension of James Harden for kicking LeBron James in the groin during Sunday’s Houston Rockets-Cleveland Cavaliers game, arguing the league has a double standard when it comes to doling out punishment. Barnes..." March 04
Crawford (calf) and Barnes (hamstring) are out tonight
Spokesman says NBA review of Matt Barnes incident confirmed that it was "not an interaction with Suns owner Robert Sarver" that led to fine
L.A. Daily News "Matt Barnes of the Los Angeles Clippers sat at his locker before a recent game at Staples Center. He listened as a reporter began to pose a question and he began making sounds while slightly nodding his head as if to indicate he knew where the reporter was going. How tough has it been to..." January 13
Los Angeles Times "Those 18 pounds might not have been the only thing Matt Barnes shed over the summer. He also appears to have lost his shooting touch. The Clippers small forward made one of seven shots Tuesday night against the Golden State Warriors and it actually qualified as an improvement over his..." October 22
TMZ "L.A. Clippers star Matt Barnes has separated from his reality star wife Gloria Govan ... TMZ Sports has learned -- and sources close to the couple tell us it's all over "trust issues." Barnes and Govan were married back in 2012 -- and have 5-year-old twin boys together. Sources connected to..." October 16
TMZ "The man suspected of murdering Matt Barnes' aunt has been CAPTURED by police in Sacramento ... and officials say it's all thanks to a concerned citizen who tipped off the cops. As we previously reported, the L.A. Clippers star went to social media and begged his fans to be on the lookout for..." July 29
Clippers forward Matt Barnes has been fined $25,000 for failing to leave the court in a timely manner upon his ejection vs Wolves on Sunday.
Matt Barnes will play against Denver on Saturday.
Clippers say Matt Barnes is expected to miss at least 2 weeks after having surgery to repair a retinal tear in his left eye.
UPDATE: Matt Barnes did not travel with #Clippers on 2-game road trip due to a left eye contusion sustained in Monday's game vs. MEM
ESPN "Clippers forward Matt Barnes said Friday he will continue using a racial epithet he asserts has become commonplace in today's culture, two days after he apologized for using the word on Twitter and was also fined by the NBA for it. Barnes, speaking to reporters before Friday's practice session,..." November 15
Matt Barnes fined $25,000 by NBA for offensive language on Twitter, sources.
USA Today "Charles Barkley, the most outspoken man in sports, had some very, very interesting thoughts on the N-word (as it pertains to the Matt Barnes tweet, Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito and even Paula Deen), White America and locker room banter among friends during a brilliant five minute rant on..." November 15
Clips Nation "Instant access to a global audience and any sort of impulse control issue is a bad combination. So when Matt Barnes got back to the Los Angeles Clippers locker room slightly before the rest of his teammates at halftime of their game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, after having been ejected for..." November 14
Jared Dudley playing tonight vs Rockets. Has tendinitis right knee. Matt Barnes not playing with right thigh bruise
Matt Barnes (right thigh contusion) is out for the Clippers.