Matt Barnes Reportedly Agrees to Terms with Sacramento Kings

July 3rd, 2016 by Timothy Rapp Leave a reply »

Free-agent small forward Matt Barnes will reportedly sign with Sacramento Kings, according to's Marc Stein.

The deal is for two years and $12 million, according to James Ham of CSN California. 

Barnes had also received interest from the Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors and Dallas Mavericks, according to Ramona Shelburne of

Barnes, 36, averaged 10.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.0 steals in 28.8 minutes per game for the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2015-16 season, appearing in 76 contests (45 starts).

He's remained an effective role player throughout his career, known for his solid defense and aggressive style. He often plays the enforcer role, quick to get in an opponent's face to protect his star teammates. 

His ability to lock down more than one position defensively makes him a valuable piece, as do his work ethic and intensity. And his ability to either come off the bench and make an impact or give the team a reliable starter who will do the little things throughout the ...

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