TAG: Matt Barnes

NBA, Twitter / Nov 14, 2013 / 3:20 pm

Clippers’ Matt Barnes Apologizes For His Tweet Like A Mensch

Matt Barnes, Serge Ibaka

It feels rare when NBA players hold themselves accountable for their actions in such a direct way. While Twitter exposed Matt Barnesvortex of emotions last night following his ejection from the Thunder-Clippers matchup at Staples Center, it also provided a palliative medium for him to apologize and take ownership of his mistake. Read More »

NBA, Smack, Twitter / Nov 14, 2013 / 2:00 am

Matt Barnes Ejected, Tweets That He’s Done Standing Up For His Clipper Teammates

Matt Barnes, DeAndre Jordan

Matt Barnes didn’t score any points tonight, both in the basketball game between the Clippers and the Oklahoma City Thunder, or with his teammates. After getting into the usual faux bravado shoving match with Serge Ibaka after Ibaka had become entangled with Blake Griffin, Barnes was ejected. But it was what Barnes did after the ejection that was the big story. Read More »

NBA / Oct 23, 2013 / 2:15 pm

5 Reasons To Watch The 2013-14 Los Angeles Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers

With the start of the 2013-14 NBA season rapidly approaching, we thought it only fair to share what makes each team so exciting. Ontologically speaking, all 30 teams deserve our eyeballs this season. Even disastrous lineups still present oodles of plays, personalities, highlights and headaches. Here are five things to keep in mind for each team before flipping the channel.

Next up, an exciting, and refurbished, Clippers team. Read More »

NBA / Sep 20, 2013 / 3:00 pm

The NBA’s 20 Best Role Players

Andrei Kirilenko

The NBA is a league dominated by stars. However, some of the most important guys are the secondary players, the ones who do the little things that help their team win. Most of the guys on this list are limited in some areas – and that is why they are role players. There are no scoring title winners or All-NBA players on this list – just guys who have a well-defined role who put the success of the team far above their own. Read More »

instagram, NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 2, 2013 / 3:45 pm

Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan & Matt Barnes At Superhero-Themed Costume Party (Pics)

DeAndre Jordan

Clippers’ center DeAndre Jordan hosted his second annual costume party this Labor Day weekend, and teammates Blake Griffin and Matt Barnes joined him in the superhero-themed affair. Read More »

Video / Aug 30, 2013 / 4:15 pm

Watch Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan & Other Clippers Dominate In Flag Football

Matt Barnes

A few weeks back, we got up with Blake Griffin and asked him whether he’d be a good football player. He thinks so. But would he be as good as LeBron James? He isn’t so sure. Recently, Griffin, DeAndre Jordan, Matt Barnes, and other Clippers participated in a flag football game that included a lot of big plays. Read More »

NBA, Video / Aug 14, 2013 / 11:58 pm

Clippers Forward Matt Barnes Weds In Front Of A Star-Studded NBA Crowd & A Drunk Pelican

Matt Barnes, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin, Ryan Hollins, Willie Green,  Gloria Govan

Matt Barnes, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin, Ryan Hollins, Willie Green, Gloria Govan (photo. BB Photography)

The Clippers’ defensive-minded small forward, Matt Barnes, got married to Gloria Govan last weekend in front of some of his LA teammates, including groomsmen DeAndre Jordan. Blake Griffin was in attendance, as was Ryan Hollins and a few other players from the NBA’s past and present. But a Pelican stole the show, and we’re not talkng about a New Orleans player, either. Read More »

NBA / Aug 12, 2013 / 5:00 pm

The 10 Most Hated Players In The NBA Right Now

Dwight Howard

There are many reasons to have hatred or dislike towards a specific player in the NBA. Some fans just love to hate, whether it’s a star player from a rival team or perhaps you just don’t like the way he comes across. Many of the NBA’s most disliked are hated for the same reason: they come across as arrogant. Others are hated because they play dirty or are consummate actors. Some are hated just because they just know how to win and have the ability to get in your favorite player’s head. The league’s most hated probably have a little of all of the above. Read More »

NBA, Twitter / Aug 7, 2013 / 11:52 pm

Matt Barnes Defends Shabazz Muhammad on Twitter; Calls His Dismissal From The Rookie Transition Program “BS”

Matt Barnes

On his Twitter feed tonight, Matt Barnes excoriated the NBA’s decision to send Shabazz Muhammad home from the Rookie Transition Program for having a woman in his room. Barnes was unabashed in his belief that there are bigger issues the NBA needs to worry about than a rookie having a woman in his room. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Aug 5, 2013 / 12:45 pm

The Top 45 Small Forwards In Fantasy Basketball

LeBron James, Paul Pierce

While all of America is gearing up for fantasy football, we here at Dime feel that it’s never too early for fantasy basketball draft preparation. We’re in the process of breaking down each position into tiers, continuing in this post with the spot that starts with the game’s two best players. Read More »