Harrison Barnes
#40 Small Forward
Harrison
Barnes
Height / Weight
6' 8" / 225 lbs
Born
May 30, 1992 (28)
College
North Carolina
NBA Draft
1st Round, 7th Overall, 2012
NBA Career
8
NBA Champ.
1
Nationality
American
Net Worth
$16 million
SEASON STATS
2019-2020
PTS
14.5
-1.9
Rebounds
4.9
+0.2
Assists
2.2
+0.7
PER
15.26
-0.11
PLAYER INFO
Full Name: Harrison Barnes
Nickname: Black Falcon, The Senator
Place of Birth: Ames, Iowa
Shoe Size: 14
Education: North Carolina
Parents: Ronnie and Shirley

Harrison Barnes Biography Details, Age, Net Worth, and Basketball Career

Harrison Barnes was born in Ames, Iowa on May 30, 1992. He was one of the most prolific high school basketball players in the country. He led his team to back-to-back undefeated seasons and state titles during his junior and senior seasons. Arguably the nation’s best recruit in 2010, Barnes elected to play college basketball at UNC.

After a solid college career that saw him set numerous ACC records, Barnes declared for the 2012 NBA Draft after his sophomore season. He was drafted by the Golden State Warriors where he played four seasons and won his only NBA Championship so far. After signing with the Dallas Mavericks and playing three years there, Barnes is now a member of the Sacramento Kings where he signed a four-year deal in 2019.

Harrison Barnes High School Career (Ames High School)

Harrison Barnes played high school basketball at Ames High School in Ames, Iowa. Barnes was largely considered as the best high school recruit in 2010. Along with teammate Doug McDermott, Barnes led Ames High School to a 26-0 record and an Iowa 4A State Championship during his junior season. In his senior season, they led Ames to a 27-0 record and a second-straight 4A title. Barnes averaged 27.1 points, 10.4 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 4.0 steals per game.

In 2010, Barnes participated in the McDonald’s All-American Game. He led the West to a victory behind a team-high 18 points and was named Co-MVP along with Jared Sullinger. He was also the Co-MVP in the 2010 Jordan Brand Classic alongside Kyrie Irving. Barnes won the 2010 Morgan Wootten Player of the Year Award, which goes to the nation’s top player.

Harrison Barnes College Career (North Carolina Tar Heels)

Barnes received offers from virtually every major basketball program in the country. He chose to attend the University of North Carolina over other major programs such as Duke, Kansas and UCLA. 

Barnes was a preseason All-American entering his freshman season. He recorded his first double-double on December 11, 2010. Barnes set the record for most points by a freshman in the ACC tournament with 40. Barnes elected to return for his sophomore season despite being considered a lottery pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. After his sophomore season, Barnes declared for the 2012 NBA Draft.

Harrison Barnes NBA Career

Barnes was drafted by the Golden State Warriors with the seventh overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. Barnes finished sixth in the NBA Rookie of the Year Award and was named to the 2012-2013 NBA All-Rookie first-team. In his second NBA season, Barnes participated in the NBA Rising Stars Challenge.

In his third season, Barnes was a key player in the run that the Warriors made to win the NBA title. The Warriors were 17-0 to start his fourth season before he injured his ankle and missed 16 games. Following the season, Barnes signed a four-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks. 

Barnes led the Mavericks in scoring in each of his first two seasons with the team. During his third season with the Mavericks, Barnes was traded to the Sacramento Kings in the middle of a game on February 6, 2019. He was traded in exchange for Zach Randolph and Justin Jackson.

Harrison Barnes Net Worth, Salary, Endorsements & Career Earnings

Through eight seasons, Barnes has earned over $106.8 million in salary. He is set to earn $24.1 million during the 2019-2020 NBA season. Barnes signed a 4-year shoe deal with Adidas worth $300,000 a year after he left college.

Harrison Barnes signed a 4-year/$85 million contract with the Sacramento Kings in 2019.

Harrison Barnes Personal Life

Barnes was born on May 30,1992 in Ames, Iowa to parents Ronnie and Shirley. Harrison has a sister named Jourdan-Ashle Barnes. Barnes married his longtime girlfriend Brittany Johnson on July 29, 2017.

Awards & Achievements

NBA Championships:
2015 with Golden State Warriors
Awards and Honors by Type:
1 x NBA All-Rookie First Team
2013
Awards and Honors by Year:
2013
NBA All-Rookie First Team

Harrison Barnes Quotes

“Believe in yourself no matter what. When you have a dream, there’s only one person who can achieve it - you! Make it happen with your effort, determination and focus. When you combine all of that, things will start to fall into place.”

“As a statement, I don’t agree with it. As a joke, I don’t find it funny. And frankly I think it doesn’t reflect what makes the NBA special.” - Barnes on Mavericks’ owner Mark Cuban’s comment about American basketball culture.

“Opportunity to come play for your country, compete with these guys, get better. And the opportunity to be coached by a guy like coach Pop, who’s one of the greatest coaches in NBA history, and maybe in all sports history … I just want to make the most out of the opportunity.” - on playing for USA Men’s World Cup Team

Harrison Barnes Fun Facts

  • Barnes is a teetotaler.
  • Won two state titles in high school.
  • Played high school basketball with Doug McDermott.
  • Was Iowa Mr. Basketball in 2010.
  • Won award for nation’s best high school player in 2010.
Career stats
2019-2020
SAC
2018-2019
SAC
2017-2018
DAL
2016-2017
DAL
2015-2016
GS
2014-2015
GS
2013-2014
GS
2012-2013
GS
Season Team G MIN FG% 3P% FT% REB AST BLK STL PTS
2019-2020
72 34.5 46.0 38.1 80.1 4.9 2.2 0.2 0.6 14.5
2018-2019
77 32.9 42.0 39.5 82.4 4.7 1.5 0.2 0.6 16.4
2017-2018
77 34.2 44.5 35.7 82.7 6.1 2.0 0.2 0.6 18.9
2016-2017
79 35.5 46.8 35.1 86.1 5.0 1.5 0.2 0.8 19.2
2015-2016
66 30.9 46.6 38.3 76.1 4.9 1.8 0.2 0.6 11.7
2014-2015
82 28.3 48.2 40.5 72.0 5.5 1.4 0.2 0.7 10.1
2013-2014
78 28.2 39.9 34.7 71.8 4.0 1.5 0.3 0.8 9.5
2012-2013
81 25.4 43.9 35.9 75.8 4.1 1.2 0.2 0.6 9.2
Recent Games
Thu 8/13
Tue 8/11
Sun 8/9
Fri 8/7
Thu 8/6
Tue 8/4
Sun 8/2
Fri 7/31
Sun 3/8
Sat 3/7
Date Opp RESULT MIN PTS OR DR REB AST STL BLK TO
Thu 8/13
W 136-122
24 3 1 2 3 0 1 0 2
Tue 8/11
W 106-112
37 25 4 4 8 2 0 2 0
Sun 8/9
L 129-112
25 11 1 9 10 0 0 0 2
Fri 8/7
L 106-119
36 16 2 4 6 1 0 0 2
Thu 8/6
W 125-140
33 22 4 2 6 2 1 0 0
Tue 8/4
L 114-110
31 6 2 1 3 1 1 0 0
Sun 8/2
L 116-132
24 12 1 5 6 0 0 0 0
Fri 7/31
L 120-129
36 10 1 6 7 1 2 0 2
Sun 3/8
L 118-113
33 9 3 2 5 3 1 1 0
Sat 3/7
W 123-111
35 20 2 3 5 1 0 0 0