Barnes collected 29 points (10-18 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 5-6 FT), four rebounds, one assist and one block across 37 minutes in the Kings' 133-129 loss to the Pelicans on Sunday. Barnes' scoring total led the Kings on the night and snapped an extended stretch of middling offensive production for the veteran. Barnes had scored 10 points or fewer in six of the prior eight games, a sample during which he'd shot 42.9 percent or lower in six contests as well. The 26-year-old is now averaging 13.8 points (on 45.5 percent shooting), 5.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists across four April games.
Barnes totaled seven points (3-7 FG, 1-2 3Pt), seven rebounds, one assist and one steal over 27 minutes in the Kings' loss to the Jazz on Friday. Barnes produced only seven points in Friday's loss, adding some meager numbers across the stat sheet. After a productive start to his Kings' tenure, Barnes has cooled off considerably, averaging just 9.8 points, 4.8 boards and 1.6 steals over his last five games.
Barnes produced 18 points (7-16 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 1-1 FT), three rebounds, and one assist in 33 minutes during Tuesday's 125-121 victory over the Mavericks. Barnes put up a prototypical line Tuesday, scoring 18 points with basically no other stats. Owners know exactly what to expect from Barnes and would not be surprised at all with his unproductive line. Points tend to garner more attention when people are drafting and that typically results in players such as Barnes being over-drafted in a lot of situations.
Barnes posted 10 points (3-7 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 2-2 FT), four assists and one rebound across 32 minutes in the Kings' 111-106 loss to the Lakers on Sunday. Barnes was much less a factor than 24 hours earlier versus the Suns, when he'd put up his best scoring tally (25 points) since joining the Kings. The veteran's shot attempts were his fewest since Feb. 25, so his drop in usage certainly qualifies as an outlier. Barnes been solid throughout March while averaging 17.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists, keeping him highly viable during fantasy postseason.
Barnes turned in 25 points (10-17 FG, 5-8 3Pt) six rebounds and two assists across 35 minutes in Saturday's 112-103 win over the Suns. Barnes' 17 shot attempts led the team and joined Buddy Hield as the leading scorer on the night for the Kings, who are still clinging onto slim hopes for post-season play. Barnes should figure to be a crucial component in the final push, as his stat line tonight brought his streak of double-digit scoring games to 12 in a row.
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