Former professional basketball player Matt Barnes is well-known for his 14-year NBA (National Basketball Association) career. Barnes had a lasting impression on the game by showcasing his abilities and commitment on the court throughout his career. He still makes contributions to basketball today as a reputable analyst and pundit.
Barnes, who was born on March 9, 1980, in Santa Clara, California, had a mixed upbringing, since his father was African American and his mother was Caucasian. He excelled as a multi-sport athlete while attending Del Campo High School in Fair Oaks, California, where he played basketball and football. Barnes continuously displayed his extraordinary skills, winning multiple honors including All-American, All-State, All-CIF, All-City, and All-League recognition.
Barnes continued his basketball career by enrolling in UCLA, where he played for four seasons. He shown his talent and adaptability while attending UCLA, leading to honors as an All-Pacific-10 Honorable Mention pick in 2001. This enhanced his standing as a talented athlete and paved the road for his advancement to the professional level.
Barnes' career as a professional basketball player began when the Memphis Grizzlies selected him in the second round of the 2002 NBA Draft. Barnes established a reputation for himself over the course of 14 seasons thanks to his aggressive playing style, perseverance, and hard work. Notably, in his final season with the Golden State Warriors in 2017, he attained the height of his success by winning an NBA championship. This victory was a fitting capstone to Barnes' illustrious career.
Barnes smoothly transitioned into a career as a basketball analyst and pundit after quitting the professional game. He contributes analysis and commentary for Sacramento Kings games to ESPN and NBC Sports California as a valued member, sharing his knowledge and experience..
How to hire Matt Barnes for an event
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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Matt Barnes to appear or speak.
Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Matt Barnes in certain cases will consider virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Matt Barnes or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Matt Barnes's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Matt Barnes for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Matt Barnes, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Matt Barnes. After we consult with them, we will provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate Matt Barnes booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Matt Barnes for an event?" is a frequent question we get. The final Matt Barnes booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Matt Barnes charge for an event. An example fee to book Matt Barnes is in the starting range of $150,000-$299,000. However, any recent popularity change would cause a price fluctuation well beyond this example. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price as well. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability to book Matt Barnes for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Matt Barnes agent on your behalf if your funding is in place. By not having funding ready then it will more difficult to book Matt Barnes, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Matt Barnes booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Matt Barnes, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Sports & Athlete
Basketball, Male, Age Group-18-30's, African American, American