Matt Barnes RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kings expected to waive Barnes to make room for Cousins trade

    CSN Bay Area "Matt Barnes has reportedly drawn the short straw. The Kings are expected to waive Barnes, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. After Sunday’s blockbuster trade that sent DeMarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi to the New Orleans Pelicans for Buddy Hield, Langston Galloway, Tyreke Evans and picks, the..." February 20

  • Matt Barnes: DeMarcus Cousins must 'be himself' despite rep

    ESPN "Veteran Matt Barnes speaks from experience when he says All-Star teammate DeMarcus Cousins must "try to be himself without jeopardizing himself or the team" for the Sacramento Kings to make the playoffs. Barnes, in an interview with ESPN-Tencent's Yuan Fang on Sunday night after a 105-99 win..." February 13

  • Matt Barnes surrenders to cops over nightclub brawl

    New York Post "Basketball bad boy Matt Barnes surrendered to NYPD cops on Wednesday and was booked in connection to a barroom brawl back in December, law enforcement sources said. The hoops hothead Barnes turned himself in at the 10th Precinct station house and was issued a desk appearance ticket for..." February 01

  • The Matt Barnes and Derek Fisher Beef Is Heating Up Again

    Complex "Time may heal all wounds, but apparently, 16 months isn't long enough for Matt Barnes to get over the fact that his ex-teammate Derek Fisher is dating his ex-wife Gloria Govan. At least, not if a comment Barnes left under one of Bleacher Report's Instagram posts on Monday is any indication. B/R..." February 01

  • Sacramento Kings’ Matt Barnes likely turning himself in soon for Chelsea nightclub brawl

    New York Daily News "NBA player Matt Barnes is expected to soon turn himself in on misdemeanor assault charges for allegedly assaulting a woman during a brawl at a Chelsea nightclub, police sources said Friday. The Dec. 5 free-for-all happened at hotspot Avenue on 10th Ave. and involved Barnes, fellow Sacramento..." January 27

  • Matt Barnes Officially Divorced After Writing Huge Checks

    TMZ "Matt Barnes is officially a single man ... and all it cost him was HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS ... TMZ Sports has learned. Barnes and Gloria Govan broke up in 2014 after 1 year and 11 months as man and wife. They have twin boys together who were born back in 2008. Things were amicable..." December 21

  • NYPD nearing arrest of Matt Barnes over club assault

    Pro Basketball Talk "While in New York, Sacramento’s Matt Barnes and DeMarcus Cousins were involved in an altercation at a Chelsea club, which led to them being questioned by police. Barnes’ representative said it was self-defense , but the video of the incident reportedly shows Barnes as the aggressor and choking a..." December 10

  • Matt Barnes Accuser 'I've Got Injury Pics Too ... You Obliterated My Face'

    TMZ "The man suing Matt Barnes and DeMarcus Cousins just released pics of his alleged injuries ... and it's pretty brutal. Myrone Powell and Jasmine Besiso just appeared at a news conference in NYC -- where, along with attorney Michael Lamonsoff, they spelled out their case against the NBA stars...." December 08

  • Matt Barnes and DeMarcus Cousins Sued by Alleged Victims of NYC Nightclub Fight

    Complex "In the latest development in the Monday morning NYC nightclub fight involving Matt Barnes and DeMarcus Cousins, the alleged victims of the altercation have sued the Sacramento Kings teammates. According to TMZ, the lawsuit was filed by Jasmine Besiso and Myrone Powell in New York this week...." December 08

  • Matt Barnes Responds To Reports He Choked A Woman in New York

    Hip Hollywood "Matt Barnes is responding to new reports that he choked a woman inside a New York Nightclub early Monday morning. The Sacramento Kings star posted as statement on Instagram that read: “There’s always two sides to a story.. The side the media consistently tries to paint of me…. And what actually..." December 05

  • Matt Barnes accused of choking woman in nightclub

    New York Post "NBA bad boy Matt Barnes is being accused of choking a woman inside New York’s Avenue nightclub early Monday, TMZ reports. Sources told the website the NYPD received a call after midnight, in which Barnes — named as the assailant — choked a woman during an argument. Barnes allegedly punched..." December 05

  • Matt Barnes calls out Pelicans for waiving Lance Stephenson due to injury

    TMZ "Matt Barnes is PISSED at the New Orleans Pelicans for cutting his boy Lance Stephenson -- saying Lance busted his ass for the team, only to get waived after he got hurt. Stephenson suffered a groin injury and will require surgery that will reportedly keep him out for 6 to 10 weeks. So, New..." November 07

  • Kings’ Matt Barnes fined $15,000 by league for language to referees

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Sacramento was frustrated after an overtime loss to the Heat — DeMarcus Cousins picked up six fouls in the fourth quarter (some of them questionable), the Kings had blown a fourth-quarter lead, then they just came apart in overtime. After the final whistle, Matt Barnes — never one to be shy..." November 03

  • Gloria Govan’s IG Attacked After Barnes Says She Won’t Allow Him to See His Kids

    Black Sports Online "If there’s one thing we can all agree on it’s that Matt Barnes loves the kids. His kids, other people’s kids, at risk kids, kids in general. Yesterday he generously opened up his heart and wallet to Ta’Kari Christie, the daughter of Basketball Wives: LA star Jackie Christie who says her mother..." October 20

  • Matt Barnes says he’s been warned for chewing gum, using bathroom during national anthem

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA has long taken a hard stance on the national anthem. Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf was infamously suspended for sitting during the national anthem 1996. The league has a specific rule – which it doesn’t plan to change – that states, “Players, coaches and trainers are to stand and line up in a..." October 01

  • Matt Barnes, the NBA's Last Tough Guy, Is Still Ready for a Fight

    Bleacher Report "There are beautiful places in this world. Where warm, sparkling water clear as life slides on pristine beaches without making a sound under palm trees that grow sideways. Where ebullient smiles of little black children, dressed in school uniforms with white beads in their braided hair, a..." September 27

  • Matt Barnes on IG Says Gloria Govan Won’t Let Him See His Kids

    Bossip "Matt Barnes Says Estranged Wife Gloria Is Stopping Him From Seeing His Kids Over Money? We aren’t sure exactly what’s going on between Matt Barnes and his ex Gloria Govan, but he’s dropping clues all over social media. First the ball player posted this note addressing his frustration when it..." September 16