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Former Suns Tough Guy Matt Barnes Arrested For Domestic Violence

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Oh Matt. Matt Barnes, former Phoenix Sun. Actually he's also a former Clipper, King, 76ers, Knick, Warrior and Magic and current Laker. That Matt Barnes.

He was arrested in Sacramento on domestic violence charges. Here's the bloody details:

Sacto 9-1-1: Ex-Kings player Matt Barnes arrested
Sacramento County Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Tim Curran said deputies responded to an incomplete 911 call from the 8100 block of Sunset Avenue at about 4:15 p.m., where they encountered Barnes and a woman "who lived with him and with whom he had a dating relationship."

After speaking to Barnes and the woman, deputies determined that the two had been in a physical confrontation and Barnes had prevented the woman from talking to 911 operators. Curran said dispatchers heard the sound of a struggle in the background on the brief open line until it was disconnected.

Both parties had visible injuries but Barnes was determined to be the primary aggressor, Curran said.

There's a joke here about Barnes being on the same team now as Kobe Bryant and Ron Artest but for some reason it escapes me.