Matt Barnes, John Henson Involved in on-Court Altercation: Comments, Reaction

March 17th, 2016 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

Memphis Grizzlies swingman Matt Barnes and Milwaukee Bucks big man John Henson were involved in an altercation during Thursday night's clash at BMO Harris Bradley Center late in the fourth quarter.

After Henson rejected Barnes' shot and mean-mugged right in front of the notoriously fiery Grizzlies small forward, the two received technical fouls. Henson was ejected from Milwaukee's eventual 96-86 victory for receiving his second technical foul of the game, and Barnes appeared to chase him through the tunnel and back toward the locker room:

Citing sources, Gery Woelfel of Racine's Journal Times reported, "Barnes entered Bucks locker room after game looking for Henson," and added both players were escorted from the arena "by a spate of security guards." 

According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez, Henson was "sporting a scrape on the right side of his face" during postgame interviews. However, Henson reportedly "downplayed" the scrape and moved on.

Barnes entered the night with seven technical fouls and zero ejections this season, acco ...

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