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Harrison Barnes has unseated Dirk Nowitzki as Mavericks’ go-to player
As Dirk Nowitzki’s minutes stacked up and age became his public enemy No. 1, the Dallas Mavericks have been searching for someone to make their...

On a points-per-touch basis, Harrison Barnes is one of the most efficient players in the NBA
What do Klay Thompson, Kawhi Leonard, and Harrison Barnes have in common? They each average 20+ points per game and they’re all top-10 in the...

Harrison Barnes subtly leads the Mavs by example
Harrison Barnes has silenced the critics, and ironically, he’s done so in his own tasteful style. Barnes came into a situation with the Mavericks where...

Harrison Barnes continues to grow into role as Mavs’ go-to scorer down stretch
What does it take to be a go-to scorer? Harrison Barnes is learning the answer to that question on the fly. Leading the Dallas Mavericks...

How Dirk Nowitzki has seen new Maverick Harrison Barnes grow as a closer this season
While Dirk Nowitzki turned back the clock with a game-tying jumper with 2.8 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Mavericks small forward Harrison Barnes took...

In bit of foreshadowing, Harrison Barnes had already walked us through pass he’d make against Spurs
Harrison Barnes is clearly a smart guy, but the play he made in Sunday’s win against San Antonio makes him look even more intelligent —...

1-on-1 With Harrison Barnes on His Christian Faith
Money, fame, and talent can be the top priorities for most professional athletes, but for Harrison Barnes, it’s his relationship with God that comes first...

A statistical glimpse at Harrison Barnes’ growth in his first season as a Mav
It would be an understatement to say Harrison Barnes has come a long way in his first season as a Maverick. Remember when he shot...

Shades of Dirk in Harrison Barnes? It could go a long way for him
The weird thing about Harrison Barnes is that he’s apparently an extreme gym rat. That’s not weird in and of itself, of course, but when...

For Harrison Barnes, All Roads Lead To Ames
When Harrison Barnes takes the floor of his old gym now, he does so with Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle in tow. The streets Barnes has...

UNC-Florida State Postgame Notes
This was the first time three Tar Heels scored 20 points since 3/18/11 against LIU in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Tyler Zeller...

Harrison Barnes is so consistent it’s spooky
Harrison Barnes is a 20-point scorer. He scores 20 when it rains; he scores 20 when it shines. He scores 20 at home; he scores...

Harrison Barnes' rise to stardom this season for Mavs has him reaching new heights as a playmaker
For most people, changing this much in one year requires enrollment in the witness protection program. For Harrison Barnes, all it's taken is a huge...

Harrison Barnes Officially Has His Own ‘All-Star’ Burger In Dallas
Harrison Barnes was maligned for his “max” contract during the 2016 offseason, but the former Golden State Warriors forward has played quite well during his...

Dirk Nowitzki has funny quote about Harrison Barnes’ game-winner vs. Clippers
Dirk Nowitzki is no longer the Dallas Mavericks’ go-to guy in the clutch, but at least he has a good sense of humor about it...

Harrison Barnes embraces Mavericks culture, from midrange jumpers to Dirk jokes
When he left Golden State and signed with the Mavericks this offseason, forward Harrison Barnes didn’t quite know...

Harrison Barnes says he must be more aggressive in big moments
This season has been one big education for Harrison Barnes. The fifth-year pro has quickly become the Mavericks’ top offensive option in his first season...

Is Harrison Barnes the NBA’s Most Improved Player?
Despite the Dallas Mavericks’ woeful start, there’s no reason Harrison Barnes shouldn’t be in the early conversation for Most Improved Player. This season, Barnes has...

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...

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