Who is Matt Branes?
Matthew Kelly Barnes, popularly known as Matt Barnes, is a professional basketball player in the NBA from America and has played NBA for 14 seasons. Memphis, Grizzlies drafted him in the year 2002. In his last season in 2017, Barnes won an NBA championship with the Golden State Warriors.
In addition to his outstanding basketball skills, Barnes was an All-American wide receiver and led the nation with 28 touchdown catches during his senior year. He earned All-American, All-State, All-CIF, All-City, and All-League honours in each sport.
Known for a fierce, competitive spirit on the court, Matt is no stranger to a challenge. While navigating the roadblocks of very public life, retirement is just the beginning. His authenticity and compassion set the stage for a powerful story where success belongs to those who give their all.
|Name||Matthew Kelly Barnes, Matt Barnes|
|Born||March 9, 1980|
|Height||6 feet and 7 inches |
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Children||Carter Kelly Barnes, Isaiah Michael Barnes,|
Ashton Joseph Barnes
|Net Worth||$10 million|
What is Matt Barnes famous for?
- Matt Barnes was born in 1980 in Santa Clara, California, the USA, to an African-American father and a white mother. Back in his high school, he won several honours like All-League, All-State, All-City, and All-CIF for each sport.
- Barnes’s career as a professional basketball player started in 2002 with Memphis Grizzlies, then with Cleveland Cavaliers, and for season 2002-2003, he joined Fayetteville Patriots. In October 2004, Barnes signed with Sacramento Kings. He made a debut record of 17 points and 9 rebounds for the team and confirmed himself as one of the key players of the Sacramento.
- In October 2006, Matt Barnes signed with Golden State Warriors. Since the day he joined the Warriors, Barnes went on raising his bar with his performance. On 26th December of the same year, he made a record by hitting seven three-point field goals. Barnes’s performance then saw a lot more improvement in each game.
- In season 2007-2008, Barnes was the team captain for the Warriors and Baron Davis and Stephen Jackson. After completing the season, he signed a year contract with Pheonix Suns and then a two-year contract with Orlando Magic in 2009.
- In 2012 Barnes returned to Los Angeles Clippers and, in the following year, was named as the team’s Defensive Player of The Year.
- Branes, for his last season, returned to the Golden State Warriors in 2017. The team won the year’s NBA championship to Cleveland Cavaliers. The Warriors win in this year was listed in NBA’s history as the best postseason winning per cent.
- The player announced his retirement in 2017 via Instagram.
What is the height and weight of Matt Barnes?
- THE 40 years old basketball player’s height is listed as 6 feet and 7 inches and weighs around 103kgs.
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Who is the wife of Matt Barnes?
- Gloria Govan was the wife of Matt Barnes. The couple had three kids named Carter Kelly Barnes, Isaiah Michael Barnes, and Ashton Joseph Barnes. But the two got divorced in 2016.
- The 40-year-old American former basketball player Matt Barnes’s net worth is estimated to be $10 Million. Barnes earned his fortune and fame with his excellence in the sport. Matt Barnes as a player of Los Angeles Clippers in the season 2014-15, used to earn a $3.4 million salary.
- Matt Barnes’s brother Jason Barnes was also a football player in the Canadian Football League.
- In his career of 14 seasons, Barnes had his first championship ring in the year 2017.