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Thursday, November 14th, 2013 at 4:15 pm  |  15 responses

Matt Barnes Apologizes for Ejection and Postgame Rant


Having calmed down from his tussle with Serge Ibaka and profane venting on Twitter last night, Matt Barnes issued a heartfelt apology today in a series of tweets: “I’d like to take a second to apologize to the #LACorganization, my #Teammates & #CoachingStaff & the #ClipFans.. For my actions … Not only on the court, but off.. I was completely wrong for pushing Ibaka & then for what I tweeted following the altercation … I’ve been doing this for to long to let my emotions get the best of me.. My poor choice of words & timing do not reflect Who or what I am about … It was very selfish on my part to make this situation about me instead of my teammates that fought their Hearts out & earned a big win against a tough okc team … Now I could have took the easy way out & said, ‘My twitter was hacked’ … But that’s not what I’m about, I except full responsibility for all my inappropriate action last night & I am truly sorry!”

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  • http://www.dzfoot.com/ Matt Harpring’s Haircut

    Not a fan of Matt Barnes and his attitude in general but I’ll give him credit for standing up for his teammate and then manning up and accepting responsibility for his actions

  • robb

    you should never stand up for Blake Griffin, the guy’s always looking for the flop. Matt should know better.

  • Sean Superstar Juan

    Matt Barnes will get tough with the Kobe’s and Ibaka’s of the world but never with the Artest, K. Mart, David West type players of the world. He’s 100% fake tough guy all the way.

  • JD

    Matt Barnes is great at grammar.

  • no one

    Barnes been hanging out with too many VH1 girls, posting every thing that happens to him online and expressing feelings all the d@mn time.

  • Guest

    SLAM! duuh duuh duuh, duuh duuh duuh Let the boys be boys!
    SLAM! duuh duuh duuh, duuh duuh duuh Let the boys be boys!

    Well here’s another one (WHAT!)
    In the gutter one (WHAT!)
    Getting running up
    Troblesome extra double double I come to feed them
    The feed em then I shreed em
    Now everyone wanna sound (YA) grimey (yeah)
    I’m gonna show you how come on (ALL AND TOGETHER NOW!)
    Yeaah, ohh yeaah!
    YEAH!
    That’s how we gotta be
    So stop trying to beat loud as me cause you can’t do that

    All that BEEF slam slam slam

  • http://www.rich-imaging.com/ Dutch Rich

    Yeah, probably too intelligent. And then there’s Westbrook learning about weightclass on the fly.
    http://youtu.be/YLkWQKOBhvY

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  • Tarzan Cooper

    accept*

  • Enigmatic

    Do “teammates” and “coaching staff” really need to be hashtagged? I mean, seriously.

  • Drig
  • Rick

    A tweet without typos and grammatical errors. That’s a smart guy who just has short temper and wants to be one of the guys. Uh huh.

  • Sean Superstar Juan

    I have never heard Matt Barnes and intelligent mentioned in the same sentence.

  • what

    Why the f*ck is any famous person on twitter? Clooney was talking about this in that interview with Esquire. One drunken/emotional/stupid moment and you say something that gets you in all kinds of sh*t.

  • johnston

    Shut the f*ck up.

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