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Barnes' pleas are all in vain as Clippers fall to Rockets in Game 7

Barnes' pleas are all in vain as Clippers fall to Rockets in Game 7

HOUSTON – Matt Barnes strode up and down in front of the Clippers bench, urging, begging his teammates to focus. They had trimmed a 20-point lead and had the Rockets within sight with 8:32 left in the third quarter. “This is our time. Let’s...
Houston Chronicle May 11, 2015

Dwight Howard fined $15,000 for shoving Matt Barnes in Game 4

Rockets center Dwight Howard was fined $15,000 on Monday for shoving Clippers forward Matt Barnes about his shoulders, the NBA announced. Barnes ran into a Howard screen, with Howard rushing over to shove Barnes. Rockets coach Kevin McHale complained that the officials saw the second contact, but did not call a foul on Barnes. Clippers […]
The Dream Shake May 10, 2015

The Dream Shake Podcast: Episode No. 4, May 10, 2015

Ryan Dunsmore and Ethan Rothstein talk about the Rockets playoff series with Clippers, Matt Barnes cussing out James Harden's mom, and the Rockets' strategy going forward in the playoffs. The Dream Shake Podcast: Episode No. 4, May 10, 2015 It's mothers' day, seems like no better time to talk about basketball. Right? (crickets) Well, we're doing to do it anyways. We're specially going to talk about Matt Barnes cussing out James Harden's mom. Because if James Harden's ever going to have any reason to get for the game its on mothers' day after his momma was told to perform fellatio. In...
Clippers' Matt Barnes fined $50,000 for on-court exchange with James Harden's mother

Clippers' Matt Barnes fined $50,000 for on-court exchange with James Harden's mother

LOS ANGELES – Matt Barnes expected the NBA to take “a piece” of his check for remarks he made to a fan during the first half of Wednesday’s Game 2 against the Rockets in Houston. He was right. The league Friday fined him $50,000 for...
Los Angeles Times May 8, 2015

NBA fines Clippers' Matt Barnes $50,000 for comments to James Harden's mom

Matt Barnes placed his arms behind his back and leaned against a wall early Friday at the Clippers' training facility, knowing a fine from the NBA was coming for the rude comments he directed at Houston guard James Harden's mom, Monja Willis, in Game 2 in Houston on Wednesday night.
Houston Chronicle May 8, 2015

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers responds to Matt Barnes’ offensive comments

Clippers coach Doc Rivers made it clear how displeased he was about forward Matt Barnes’ comments directed at James Harden’s mother, adding that it is not acceptable even in general to respond to taunts that come from fans. “I was not pleased,” Rivers said. “I made that clear and I made it clear to Matt […]
Matt Barnes fined $50,000 for swearing at James Harden's mother

Matt Barnes fined $50,000 for swearing at James Harden's mother

LOS ANGELES -- The NBA fined Clippers forward Matt Barnes on Friday for for expletive-laced comments made to the mother of Rockets' star James Harden during Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals. The Clippers and Rockets have each won one game...
Houston Chronicle May 8, 2015

NBA fines Matt Barnes $50,000

The NBA fined Clippers forward/guard Matt Barnes $50,000 for his comments to a fan during Game 2 of the Rockets-Clippers series. Barnes’ comments were directed toward James Harden’s mother — Barnes said he didn’t know that’s who it was. He said he has since spoken with her and settled the issue. Weve spoken twice since […]
Los Angeles Times May 8, 2015

Clippers' Matt Barnes says he's made peace with James Harden's mom

Clippers forward Matt Barnes tried on Friday to put an end to the controversy he became embroiled in for inappropriate comments he made toward Rockets guard James Harden’s mother during Game 2 in Houston.
Houston Chronicle May 8, 2015

James Harden said Matt Barnes comments ‘disrespectful’

Rockets guard James Harden said that the comments Clippers forward Matt Barnes directed at Harden’s mother were “disrespectful,” but that he would not be thinking about the incident when they meet in Game 3 in Staples Center. Barnes reportedly cursed at Harden’s mother in Game 2 in Houston. Harden’s mother, Monja Willis, told TMZ.com that […]
Los Angeles Times May 8, 2015

Matt Barnes apologizes to James Harden's mother after trash-talking

Monja Willis, mother of Houston Rockets star James Harden, said Matt Barnes of the Clippers has apologized for his inappropriate comment to her during Houston's Game 2 victory.
Los Angeles Times May 7, 2015

Kevin McHale: Comment attributed to Matt Barnes crossed line

Houston Rockets Coach Kevin McHale said Clippers forward Matt Barnes crossed the line by making what a website said was a very rude comment to James Harden's mom during Game 2 on Wednesday night at the Toyota Center.
Houston Chronicle May 6, 2015

Matt Barnes and Clippers look to keep Harden off the free throw line as key to series

No one took more free throws this season than Rockets guard James Harden, who averaged 10.2 in the regular season. He took just six in Monday’s Game 1 loss to the Clippers, but Harden’s season spent at the line was a concern for Los Angeles forward Matt Barnes. Barnes, however, was more concerned about how […]
Matt Barnes pushes Clippers through rough spots of a Game 7 victory against San Antonio

Matt Barnes pushes Clippers through rough spots of a Game 7 victory against San Antonio

LOS ANGELES – Matt Barnes wanted to score a few points in Game 7. He had not shot well throughout the first-round series against San Antonio and knew he had to put a few points on the board if the Clippers had any shot of moving forward. Yet it was...
Paul, Clippers find peace in midst of playoff turmoil, eye Game 7 against Spurs

Paul, Clippers find peace in midst of playoff turmoil, eye Game 7 against Spurs

LOS ANGELES – The music blared from Matt Barnes’ locker inside the AT&T Center visitor’s locker room Thursday night. Barnes sat in front of the speaker, nodding his head to 2Pac’s “Picture Me Rollin.” Barnes’ head bounced with the beat,...

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