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Biography

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Overview (2)

Born in Santa Clara, California, USA
Height 6' 7" (2.01 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Matthew Barnes is a professional basketball player in the NBA. An exceptional athlete at a young age, Barnes attended Del Campo High School in Fair Oaks, California, where he lettered in both football and basketball. In addition to his outstanding basketball skills, Barnes was an All-American wide receiver and led the nation with 28 touchdown catches during his senior year. He earned All-American, All-State, All-CIF, All-City, and All-League honors in each sport. Matt went on to play basketball for UCLA and later appear on many teams in the NBA. As of 2013, Matt was most recently an LA Clipper, scoring an impressive 30 points in his last playoff game with the team. Off court, Barnes devotes a great deal of time to philanthropic endeavors starting a foundation, Athletes vs. Cancer, in honor of his late mother, Ann Barnes, who passed away in 2007, just days after being diagnosed with several types of cancer. Matt also hosts EA Sports "Matt Barnes Basketball Camp" for kids aged 7-14 each year in Northern California, where kids learn the basics of basketball during a week long camp hosted by basketball's elite. In June 2013, Matt was named Defensive Player of the Year by the LA Clippers Organization, as voted by the fans. Matt has tried his hand at acting and attends many red carpet movie premieres in Hollywood during his downtime. He is married to Basketball Wives LA star Gloria Govan and has twin sons, Isaiah and Carter.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Leila Dane

Spouse (1)

Gloria Govan (11 August 2013 - 21 December 2016) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

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