Matt Barnes Reportedly Drove 95 Miles To Fight Derek Fisher For Dating His Estranged Wife (With Updates)
Matt Barnes, now with the Grizzlies, reportedly confronted Knicks head coach Derek Fisher when Barnes found out he was dating his estranged wife -- because Matt Barnes is gonna do what Matt Barnes does. Fisher and Gloria Govan, who has children with Barnes, were in the backyard of Barnes' former residence when the fight took place, according to the New York Post.
Barnes was in Grizzlies' training camp in Santa Barbara when he found out the two were in a romantic relationship, say reports. He then drove to LA and went after Fisher. Fisher received a few scratches but declined to press charges. Barnes left before police arrived.
Fish asked about report involving Matt Barnes. "Personal and private matters will remain private," he says.
— Chris Herring (@HerringWSJ) October 7, 2015
UPDATE: The Memphis Grizzlies have released a statement:
We are aware and currently gathering information regarding today's report involving Matt Barnes. We have no further comment at this time.
Best tweet about the incident so far:
Matt Barnes drove 95 miles to confront Derek Fisher about his estranged wife. See what happens when gas is cheap? #THANKSOBAMA.
— Rusty Redenbacher (@rustymk2) October 7, 2015
More on this as we get it.
At least we know Derek Fisher is truly committed to the triangle.
— Peter Botte (@PeterBotte) October 7, 2015
So, to recap: is ex-. is . So, . But was like ¯\_(ツ)_/¯. Because ’s s. Fin.
— Dan Favale (@danfavale) October 7, 2015
Silver: “Bring me Matt Barnes’ file.” /assistants wheel in a cabinet
— Hardwood Paroxysm (@HPbasketball) October 7, 2015
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