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Dirk Nowitzki: Harrison Barnes Has ‘Looked Like a Franchise Player’
Harrison Barnes is putting up impressive numbers for Dallas—22.9 points (on 49.2 percent shooting) and 5.5 rebounds—and Dirk Nowitzki says the free agent signee has...

Harrison Barnes embracing opportunity to grow into go-to guy
Harrison Barnes has let the NBA know that he can light it up when he goes one-on-one. He’ll never be a flashy ball handler, but...

Mavs believe Harrison Barnes is an All-Star in the making
Harrison Barnes entered Saturday’s game in Orlando averaging 22.2 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. After averaging 11.7 points last season, Barnes has increased his...

Harrison Barnes appears ready to become a star
The Mavericks are starting to see what an inspired Harrison Barnes can do, even if it’s just resulted in a 2-7 record. He’s being fed,...

Harrison Barnes’ scorching start is even more impressive by the numbers
Harrison Barnes has two games this year where he’s made 13 shots, and shot 50 percent or better in both of them. The most baskets...

Harrison Barnes scores career-high 34 points
When the Dallas Mavericks signed Harrison Barnes to a max contract in the offseason, they probably had nights like this in mind. Barnes scored a...

Harrison Barnes on the mental approach to becoming a go-to guy
Harrison Barnes is receiving an unprecedented volume of work early on with the Mavericks. Through three games, he’s taken 48 field goal attempts, and until...

Will Harrison Barnes Ever Live Up to Being Harrison Barnes?
There seem to be two sides to every Harrison Barnes story. But two games into the season, Barnes is settling nicely into his starring role...

Harrison Barnes has more than earned his money after two games
If Harrison Barnes’ first two games are any indication, the Dallas Mavericks may have found themselves a valuable key young piece to build around for...

NBA scouts dish on Mavs: Harrison Barnes is solid but could underwhelm
NBA scouts expect the Mavericks' $94 million man Harrison Barnes to serve as an improvement for the departed Chandler Parsons if only because of the...

Is a Change in Scenery All Harrison Barnes Needed?
The last time we saw Harrison Barnes, he was missing open shot after open shot in the NBA Finals. The Cavs stopped guarding him halfway...

Harrison Barnes urges Dallas students to hit the books just as he did
Harrison Barnes wouldn’t be in the NBA if he hadn’t taken academics seriously. And no, that is not hyperbole. “I lived in a dictatorship household,”...

Dallas Mavericks bet big on Harrison Barnes' upside
The math on Harrison Barnes seems hard to figure for some. He averaged a career-high 11.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.8 assists for the 73-win...

Audio: Harrison Barnes explains choosing UNC over Duke
Former UNC basketball star Harrison Barnes joined the David Glenn Show to discuss his college recruitment, relationship with Coach K, winning gold at the Olympics,...

Studying film on Harrison Barnes shows why the Mavericks are so excited for him
Harrison Barnes, fairly or not, will be constantly compared to Chandler Parsons. Whether he lives up to the departed Parsons will, in large part, determine...

Former Tar Heels Make SI's Top-100 NBA Players List
Sports Illustrated released its annual Top 100 NBA Players list over the course of this week, with two former North Carolina players making the cut...

Harrison Barnes expects role to change with Mavericks
Harrison Barnes knows his role will change this season. He’s just not sure how much. After signing a four-year, $94 million free agent contract with...

Harrison Barnes Helps Out Des Moines
It was a bunch of busy shovels as 40 trees were planted outside of Des Moines' East High School on Thursday. Olympian Harrison Barnes lent...

Harrison Barnes' first priority? Proving himself to Dirk Nowitzki
Imagine being promoted from bartender to the guy in charge of making the beer. Or from greenskeeper to head pro. That out-of-comfort-zone feeling is sort...

Signing with Mavs equals more responsibility for Harrison Barnes
Although Harrison Barnes admits that he’s excited for the opportunity to have the ball in his hands more this season after signing a max-level contract...

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