Barnes totaled 23 points (7-16 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 8-9 FT), five rebounds, four steals and one assist across 33 minutes in Monday's 103-98 win over the Bulls. Barnes has now collected seven-straight double-digit point contests, with his season-high being set in this game Monday night. Not only did he shoot the ball more, but he picked up his efforts on the defensive end with four steals, two trends which bode well for his future production on the Mavs.
Barnes had 19 points (6-13 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 5-5 FT), 13 rebounds, three assists, and two steals in 31 minutes during Tuesday's 119-100 victory over the Wizards. Barnes recorded his first double-double of the season Tuesday, helping the Mavericks to a nice win over the struggling Wizards. The addition of Luka Doncic and DeAndre Jordan has meant an adjustment for Barnes and he has certainly been inconsistent across his first few games back. Barnes upside is limited to scoring with some threes and rebounds, with efforts such as this one more the exception than the rule.
Barnes went for 18 points (8-14 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 0-1 FT), seven rebounds, one assist and one steal across 34 minutes in the Mavericks' 113-108 overtime loss to the Spurs on Monday. Barnes started slow before heating up in the second half, finishing with his best all-around performance over the first three games of his late-starting season. The 26-year-old had shot under 30.0 percent over his first pair of contests, so Monday's 57.1 percent success rate from the field was an especially welcome sight. Barnes also posted a season high in rebounds and drained multiple threes for the first time. Although the addition of DeAndre Jordan and Luka Doncic figure to certainly represent a hit to Barnes' overall usage, the Mavericks' faster-paced attack this season should still afford him plenty of opportunities to generate the solid fantasy production he's proven capable of in the past.
Barnes had seven points (3-13 FG, 0-4 3PT, 1-2 FT) and three rebounds in Sunday's loss to Utah. Barnes mostly struggled in his second game back from a hamstring strain that kept him out of the Mavs' first four contests. He made his season debut Friday in Toronto, playing 28 minutes and finishing with 14 points on 5-of-17 shooting. While the combined 8-of-30 start from the field isn't super-encouraging, Barnes at least appears to be comfortable getting his shots in an offense that also features Dennis Smith, Jr. and Luka Doncic.
Barnes (hamstring) will play Friday against the Raptors but will see a slightly lighter workload than usual, Tim Cato of The Athletic reports. Barnes will finally be making his season debut Friday against Toronto and per reports, will see a less-than-average workload. The former UNC standout has been plagued with a right hamstring strain which made him miss all preseason contests and the first four games of this year.
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