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NBA: Matt Barnes' fine for language toward fan, not Suns owner

  An NBA spokesman says Matt Barnes' $25,000 fine was for inappropriate language directed toward a fan, not Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver, as the Clippers forward alleged. Barnes was penalized Tuesday by the league for an incident it says occurred with 4:28 remaining in the second quarter of the Clippers' 120-100 victory in Phoenix on Sunday. He later wrote on Twitter that he...
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Matt Barnes to Suns owner: Don’t be a snitch

Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes was assessed a $25,000 fine for directing inappropriate language toward a fan, the NBA announced Tuesday. Barnes says the fine came as a result of his interaction with Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver, not with a fan. “As players we’re obviously held to a higher standard, I’ve had to watch myself on that, but I think if we’re...
Via Sports-Glory
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Matt Barnes not happy with NBA for $25,000 fine

Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes was fined $25,000 for what the NBA determined was “inappropriate language directed toward a fan” during Sunday’s game against the Phoenix Suns. According to Barnes — who is no stranger to Twitter rants (and being punished for them) — that “fan” was actually Suns owner Robert Sarver, who Barnes Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Matt Barnes goes off on $25,000 fine for inappropriate language toward fan

During the second quarter of Sunday’s game between the Clippers and Suns, Matt Barnes was whistled for an offensive foul. Afterward, a fired up Barnes had a few words with a fan, which earned him a technical foul. On Tuesday, Barnes received a $25,000 fine for “inappropriate language toward a fan”, which did not sit...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Barnes fined by NBA for cursing at fan; Barnes Tweets it was Suns owner

Matt Barnes has been fined by the NBA again, this time $25,000 for directing curse words at a fan. That fan, according to Barnes' Twitter feed, was Suns owner Robert Sarver. Barnes and the Clippers played in Phoenix on Sunday. Barnes' Twitter feed became a series of rants about that fine and others. "Another 25k! The part of the story the NBA hasn't told you was my language wasnt...
Via Fox Sports West
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Matt Barnes goes off on Twitter – Gives hilarious reason for finding a second job

Los Angeles Clippers small forward Matt Barnes has been vocal in the past about being fined. Despite complaining about his previous fines with the NBA, it hasn’t stopped the journeyman player from continuing to be fined. Barnes’ latest fines have come over kicking a Gatorade cup and for directing inappropriate language towards a fan. This led Barnes to go on a Twitter tirade...
Via Pass The Pill
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Clippers' Barnes fined $25,000 for inappropriate language

NEW YORK (AP) -- Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes has been fined $25,000 for directing inappropriate language toward a fan. The NBA made the announcement on Tuesday. The incident occurred with 4:28 remaining in the second quarter of the Clippers' 120-100 win over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday at US Airways Center. Barnes finished with four points, going 1 for 9 from the field.
Via AP on Fox
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Clippers' Barnes has abdominal strain; unclear if he'll miss time

Matt Barnes walked gingerly around the court and grimaced after committing a fourth-quarter foul in the Clippers' win over the Nuggets on Monday. He's been dealing with an abdominal strain, Doc Rivers said, and it's unclear if he will miss time because of the injury. "That's why he didn't practice the other day," Rivers said. "I think (he injured it) when he committed the foul, the...
Via Fox Sports West
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes: 'It's championship or bust' for Clippers

The Clippers have preached winning a championship ever since Doc Rivers arrived. Expectations have risen with that mantra. "Whatever you do here is never going to be good enough," Matt Barnes said. "It's championship or bust. Until you get that championship, nobody is good enough. You definitely hear it. "I use it as motivation. I use it as motivation to play harder. I've been around...
Via Fox Sports West
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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