Clipper News: Matt Barnes Shows His Frustrations Over Twitter

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Matt Barnes has always been one of the feistiest players in the NBA. Often referred to as an “enforcer”, Barnes is often quick to back up a teammate when things get physical. However, after being ejected from the Clippers’ win over the Thunder for pushing Serge Ibaka, it seems Barnes has had enough.

Barnes tweeted this immediately after being ejected (inappropriate words had to be blacked out):

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Barnes deleted the tweet before the game had finished, but the damage had already been done. However, despite the inappropriate tweet, Barnes’ teammates and coach have apparently accepted that the tweet was not directed at them, according to Dan Wioke of the OC Register:

Barnes has also apologized to his teammates for his actions:

*Update: 2:58 p.m. PST

Per Arash Markazi of ESPN LA, Barnes has been fined $25,000 by the NBA:

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