TAG: harrison barnes

Latest News / Oct 27, 2014 / 8:00 am

Steve Kerr On Starting Barnes Over Iggy: “You Could Call Me An Idiot”

Steve Kerr, Warriors

The Warriors are contenders in the West with one of the best backcourts in the NBA right now. But they’ve also got a new coach with Steve Kerr and his jiggering of the starting lineup led to some self-effacing comments on Sunday before the Dubs tip off the season opener in Sacramento on Wednesday. Kerr has brought Andre Iguodala off the bench as the point/forward of their second team in the preseason, and they’ve started third-year forward Harrison Barnes despite Barnes’ regression in his second season. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 13, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Report: Warriors May Start Harrison Barnes, Bring Andre Iguodala Off Bench

Harrison Barnes

We didn’t bat an eye when the Golden State Warriors started Harrison Barnes instead of Andre Iguodala to open their rout of the Los Angeles Lakers last night. Preseason is the time to experiment, after all, and Iguodala suffered a broken nose in his team’s previous exhibition against the Lakers on Thursday. Giving the youngster some confidence by playing with the starters and Iguodala some rest was a prudent decision by first-time head coach Steve Kerr, we thought. Then came news, however, that not only was Iguodala active and playing without restrictions, but Kerr went with Barnes in his place to get a look at a potential change in his regular season rotation. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 8, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Harrison Barnes Is Facebook’s Newest “Intern”

Harrison Barnes

Golden State Warriors wing Harrison Barnes has had a busy summer. After spending time in Brazil to take in World Cup festivities, Barnes moved onto Las Vegas for training camp with USA Basketball. Now, then, would seem an opportune time for the 22 year-old to relax before getting back into the swing of the NBA season with his Warriors teammates next month. But Barnes isn’t having it. Instead, the ever-industrious Barnes is spending his August days as an “extern” with social media king Facebook. Read More »

College / Jun 19, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Dime Q&A: Doug McDermott On H-O-R-S-E, Ray Allen, The Draft & More

Doug McDermott

The 2014 NBA Draft is a week away, and one of the more intriguing choices surrounds 2014 Naismith College Player of the Year, Doug McDermott. The high-scoring four-year senior is expected to go in the first half of the first round, and we picked his brain about the transition and a whole lot more. Read More »

NBA, Smack, Twitter / Apr 29, 2014 / 4:00 pm

NBA Players React On Twitter To Donald Sterling’s Lifetime Ban

Donald Sterling

Earlier this afternoon in a live news conference, Adam Silver announced he has banned Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life and is fully committed to forcing him to sell his franchise. Read More »

NBA / Apr 18, 2014 / 5:00 pm

8 Keys To Watch For In The NBA Playoffs This Weekend

Manu Ginobili

The NBA postseason is upon us and it should be a great one. The Western Conference has three can’t-miss first-round series, while the elite teams in the East look to get by some of the new faces in the playoffs.

For teams like San Antonio, Miami, Oklahoma City and Brooklyn, the most important key to the first round is to stay healthy. San Antonio and Brooklyn have veteran rosters and will need the extra rest to stay healthy throughout the playoffs. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Apr 17, 2014 / 11:00 am

Video: Harrison Barnes Smashes On Aaron Brooks

Harrison Barnes

The Dubs had already secured the No. 6 seed in the West before last night’s game against the Nuggets, so Mark Jackson rested his starters. That meant Harrison Barnes (30 points) and Jordan Crawford (41 points) shouldered the majority of the offensive load in Golden State’s 116-112 win. Read More »

NBA / Mar 13, 2014 / 2:15 pm

5 Big NBA Names That Could Be Traded This Summer

Rajon Rondo

With just about a month left of the 2013-14 NBA season, the playoffs will begin and another champion will be crowned. Just like every year, we saw teams overachieve and underachieve, with surprises and disappointments. Something all I want to ask all NBA fans is did anyone think the New York Knicks would miss the playoffs before the Charlotte Bobcats? If the disappointing Knicks can’t turn it around soon, it’s destined to happen. Also, what happened to the Detroit Pistons who had a promising offseason last summer? And did anyone expect the Portland Trail Blazers or Phoenix Suns to overachieve as much as they have so far? Read More »

All-Star, NBA / Feb 18, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Photo Recap Of NBA All-Star Weekend With #adidasintheQuarter

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, John Wall

NBA All-Star Weekend concluded on Sunday night with the All-Star Game, and over the course of the weekend, adidas tipped off their new fan experience at adidas in the Quarter with visits from star athletes and entertainers. From celebrating the launch of the adidas D Howard 4 to throwing a party at the House of Blues, which featured names like 2 Chainz, Snoop Dogg and Pusha T, adidas was in all during All-Star Weekend. Read More »

All-Star, GIFs, Video / Feb 16, 2014 / 4:15 pm

The Top 5 Dunks Of The 2014 NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Terrence Ross, Paul George, John Wall

Terrence Ross, Paul George, John Wall (Bob Donnan/USA TODAY Sports)

The 2014 NBA Slam Dunk Contest is in the books, with the Eastern Conference collection of John Wall, Paul George and Terrence Ross claiming victory for the Eastern Conference squad. Wall took home the individual crown, but we’re opening it up to every contestant when we pick the top 5 dunks of Saturday night. So Harrison Barnes, Damian Lillard and Ben McLemore are also in contention, but obviously the East was a beast. Read More »