Harrison Barnes is a professional basketball player in the National Basketball Player. He plays for the Sacramento Kings. He used to play for the Golden State Warriors and the Dallas Mavericks. In 2015, he was part of the Warriors team that won the NBA Championship.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Harrison Bryce Jordan Barnes was born on May 30, 1992, in Ames, Iowa.

The small forward shoots right-handed, and he stands 203 cm tall, while his weight was last listed at 102 kg. He is a teetotaler and famously had his first sip of alcohol at the celebrations following the 2015 NBA Finals where his team won.

Team 233 sacramento kings Sacramento Kings
Position Small Forward
Height / weight 2.03 m / 102 kg
Born 30 May 1992
Nationality United States United States
Playing Style Right Handed
Nickname The Black Falcon
Team History
233 sacramento kings Sacramento 2019 - present
217 dallas mavericks Dallas 2016 - 2019
230 golden state warriors Golden State 2012 - 2016

High School and College Career

Barnes attended Ames High School in his hometown. He was teammates with Dough McDermott and the two helped lead the team to the Iowa 4A State Championship. By the time he was a senior in high school, he was considered a top college recruit.

He received several offers including those from Duke University, Iowa State University, the University of California, Los Angeles, and more. He decided to go with North Carolina.

He played for the college from 2010 to 2012 until he declared for the draft. While there, he was named to the First team All-ACC.

In 2012, he decided to forgo his college eligibility and declared for the NBA.

Professional Career

Barnes was selected during the 2012 NBA Draft. He was a first-round pick and the 7th overall pick of the draft and was chosen by the Golden State Warriors. In his first year with the Warriors, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. In 2015, he was a part of the team that won the NBA Championships that year.

In 2016, he signed a four-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks. The deal was worth $94 Million. He did well with the Mavericks and helped them win many games. In February 2019, he was traded to the Sacramento Kings for Justin Jackson and Zach Randolph. He debuted for the Kings two days after his trade. After the 2019 season, he signed a contract extension with the Kings that was worth $85 million.

In 2020 he tested positive for COVID-19. As of the 2023-2024 season, he still plays for the Kings.

Career Highlights

  • 2015 - NBA champion
  • 2013 - NBA All-Rookie First Team
  • 2012 - Second-team All-American – NABC
  • 2012 - First-team All-ACC
  • 2011 - Second-team All-ACC
  • 2011 - ACC Rookie of the Year
  • 2011 - ACC All-Freshman team
  • No. 40 honored by North Carolina Tar Heels
  • 2010 - Mr. Basketball USA
  • 2010 - McDonald’s All-American Game Co-MVP
  • 2010 - First-team Parade All-American
  • 2009 - Second-team Parade All-American
  • 2010 - Iowa Mr. Basketball

Medal Record, Men’s basketball, representing the United States

  • Gold - 2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro

People Ask

How old is Harrison Barnes?

He turned 31 in 2023. He was born on May 30, 1992.

Where was Harrison Barnes born?

He was born in Ames, Iowa in the United States of America.

What position does Harrison Barnes play?

He is a Power Forward and Small Forward.

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