Rough Night For Matt Barnes: Unintentional 3-Pointer + Unfair Ejection

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| November 28th, 2016 | 1,339 Views

Going into Sunday’s game against the Nets, Matt Barnes was just four of 16 from three in his past three games. Sunday’s boxscore will tell you Matt Barnes attempted three 3-pointers on Sunday and made one. He really only attempted two 3-pointers and his only make was supposed to be an alley-oop pass to Rudy Gay. The pass/three also came during a third quarter when the Kings outscored the Nets 34-18 and DeMarcus Cousins matched the Nets with 18 of his 37 points.

Barnes did have six better passes for six assists to go with seven points and four boards before his (unfair?) ejection in the 4th quarter. I wonder if this foul on Sean Kilpatrick would have came from almost any other player, would the refs have called a flagrant foul 2? I doubt it.




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