Barnes (groin) won't play in the Kings' final two games this season, Jason Anderson of The Sacramento Bee reports.
The veteran is being shut down for the rest of the regular season due to a lingering groin injury. Barnes last played April 26 against Dallas, posting 19 points and six rebounds in 24 minutes. In 58 games played with the Kings this season, Barnes averaged 16.1 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists.
Barnes (adductor) is listed as doubtful for Friday's game against the Grizzlies, Jason Anderson of The Sacramento Bee reports.
Barnes has missed the Kings' last nine games with a groin injury and is likely to miss his tenth consecutive Friday. Before his injury, Barnes was playing his best basketball of the season, averaging 21.6 points, 6.4 rebounds and 3.4 assists. Expect Chimezie Metu to start in Barnes' place.
Barnes (groin) will not play Thursday against the Grizzlies, Evan Barnes of The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports.
Barnes will continue to be sidelined due to a left groin injury. It doesn't seem likely that the 28-year-old will return will either of the team's final two regular season games.
Barnes (groin) is unlikely to play Thursday against the Grizzlies.
Barnes hasn't played since April 26, and it's unlikely he'll return Thursday. After that contest, Barnes will have just two more chances to return before the end of the regular season.
Barnes (groin) is out Tuesday against the Thunder, James Ham of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
As expected, Barnes will remain sidelined Tuesday due to left groin soreness. The contest will mark his eighth missed in a row.
Barnes (adductor) is listed as doubtful for Tuesday's game against the Thunder.
Barnes appears likely to miss his eighth game in a row due to groin soreness. The veteran may be shut down for the rest of the regular season with just three games remaining after Tuesday.
Barnes (groin) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Thunder, James Ham of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Barnes was doubtful for Sunday's matchup, and he'll miss a seventh straight game. Marvin Bagley should see increased run.
Barnes (groin) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against Oklahoma City.
Barnes has missed the last six games and appears likely to extend that streak to seven. The team will provide an additional update ahead of tipoff.
Barnes (groin) has been ruled out for Friday's game against the Spurs, Paul Garcia of ProjectSpurs.com reports.
Barnes was doubtful ahead of Friday's matchup, and he'll officially miss his sixth consecutive game. Marvin Bagley should continue to see increased run.
Barnes (groin) is doubtful for Friday's game against the Spurs.
Barnes is expected to miss a sixth straight game as he continues to recover from left groin soreness. In his presumed absence, Marvin Bagley should continue seeing extra usage.
Barnes (groin) is listed as out for Wednesday's game against the Pacers, Jason Jones of The Athletic reports.
Barnes will miss his fifth consecutive game Wednesday as he deals with an adductor injury. With injuries piling up for the Kings, expect Maurice Harkless and Justin James to gain plenty of additional minutes. Marvin Bagley will likely take Barnes' spot in the starting lineup, as has been the case in each of the last two games.
Barnes (groin) is listed as doubtful for Wednesday's game against the Pacers.
Barnes has already missed the last four games with tightness in his left adductor, and he's on course for another absence as the Kings finish out a back-to-back. Expect Maurice Harkless and Marvin Bagley to hold down the starting forward spots again Wednesday.
Barnes (groin) is out for Tuesday's game against the Thunder, Jason Jones of The Athletic reports.
As expected, Barnes will remain sidelined for a fourth straight game. Marvin Bagley is likely to draw another start at power forward.
Barnes (groin) is doubtful for Tuesday's game against the Thunder, James Ham of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Barnes has missed the last three games due to a groin injury, and it appears he's on track to miss a fourth after being tagged as doubtful. Marvin Bagley could draw another start at forward with Barnes expected to remain sidelined.
Barnes (groin) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Mavericks, Jason Anderson of The Sacramento Bee reports.
Barnes was doubtful heading into Sunday's matchup, so it isn't very surprising to see him inactive. With Chimezie Metu (back) also unavailable, Marvin Bagley could draw the start for Sacramento.
Barnes (groin) is doubtful for Sunday's contest against the Mavericks.
Barnes and Chimezie Metu (back) are both doubtful, opening up plenty of time in the frontcourt. The result could be Marvin Bagley drawing a start.
Barnes (groin) is listed as out for Friday's game against the Lakers.
Barnes will miss his second game in a row due to a left adductor injury. A timetable for 28-year-old's return has yet to be established.
Barnes (groin) has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Jazz.
Barnes exited Monday's game against Dallas due to adductor tightness, and he'll be unable to return Wednesday. With Marvin Bagley (hand) unlikely to play, Chimezie Metu and Maurice Harkless could see increased run for Sacramento.
Barnes left Monday's game against the Mavericks due to adductor tightness, James Ham of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Barnes was forced to exit the contest in the second half. He'll finish with 19 points (7-10 FG, 3-4 3PT, 2-2 FT), six rebounds and two assists in 24 minutes. Barnes can be considered day-to-day until further notice.
Barnes racked up 22 points (7-14 FG, 4-9 3Pt, 4-6 FT), seven assists and six rebounds in 38 minutes during Wednesday's 128-125 victory over the Timberwolves.
Barnes isn't among the league's flashy stars, but he has proven to be invaluable to the Kings this season due to his professionalism and consistent contributions. The veteran forward has scored at least 20 points in three straight games and is averaging career highs in both boards (6.6) and assists (3.5) per contest on the campaign. His 49.4 percent field-goal rate is also a career best.
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