Matt Barnes and Snoop Dogg’s Celebrity Flag Football Game!

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The First Annual Celebrity Flag Football Game this past Sunday was a huge success for all who attended but more importantly for Athletes vs. Cancer and The Snoop Youth Football League!  

The bleachers at Palisades Charter High School were full of fans as their favorite singers, actors, NFL and NBA stars prepped for the big UCLA vs.USC game.  The live twitter draft took place the night before the game with Snoop and Matt battling back and forth for the best players.  

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The VIP section of the field was full of S.W.A.G. thanks to our sponsors: BeTini, One Vodka, Core Power, Hansen’s Lemonade, Quest Nutrition, Art San Sports Massage, Red Bull Adidas, RMM, and Body Armor. 

It was a close game but two late touchdowns from Metta World Peace and an interception for Nick Young gave Team Snoop/USC the 63-56 victory. 

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Snoop and Matt on the red carpet!

 

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Snoop and Ray J before the game

 

 

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Matt’s wife Gloria Govan

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Laura Govan, Husband Gilbert Arenas and son

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DeAndre Jordan

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Mike Epps

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Blake Griffin

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Metta World Peace

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The Blindside’s Quinton Aaron

 

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Victor Ortiz

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Nick Young

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USC vs. UCLA

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Thrilling week for LAPR- Interviews and Upfronts

The Lynch Archer PR offices have seen non-stop action since the last blog post.

BBLA model Arika in her ring girl uniform

After the great Mayweather fight in Las Vegas, client Bikini Brigade LA headed back home. The ladies worked the fight as ring girls, modeled and promoted products at the Supercross finals, and got to attend hot new club Hakkasan where Calvin Harris and Tiesto performed. They even ran in to Neil Patrick Harris!

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At the supercross finals, client Jeremy McGrath was able to reveal the winner of his $20,000 scholarship. It was Alex Northcutt, who will use the money to further his education and pursue his dreams of working within the motorcycle/ motocross industry. Congrats, Alex!

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The LAPR social media and events team treated themselves to a night out to celebrate the anniversary of the London Hotel in WeHo. It was a great event with some old friends and some new opportunities.

Lynch Archer then celebrated Mother’s Day! A great reminder to thank all our clients, clients’ wives, and our own moms for always being there for support.

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LAPR was delighted to be invited back to ESPN’s Sports Nation with client Matt Barnes. He was even in-studio for their surprise Taco Tuesday skit, where Matt got to chow down on a taco during the commercial break.

Though Matt suffered a great loss already in this playoff season, he was able to make an impressive 30 points in his last game. He has spent the last few weeks opening up to the media about his future as an NBA player and the future of the LA Clippers team. He will be a free agent this summer, but has made it known that he and his family love LA. Being a UCLA grad, Barnes has strong roots in the area. For a taste of his media talks, check out one interview with ESPN here: http://espn.go.com/espnradio/play?id=9275303

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CEO Cheryl was in NYC for the TV upfronts. She and the LAPR team will attend several meetings with potential clients along with helming some network duties.

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The WME Tennis Classic is finally just around the corner! The annual event lets us catch up with old friends from the Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Center. LAPR loves to do charitable events with them, as theirs is a great cause that helps children with cancer. The tennis classic will feature many celebrities who will come out for a day of doubles tennis in the sun.

Other than TV pitching in NYC and Hollywood events in LA, the team has their sights set on plenty more to keep them busy in the next few weeks including Cannes Film Festival, Billboard Music Awards, ESPYs, the Fast and the Furious premiere, The Hangover premiere, and much more!

Please come back soon for more updates!

 

 

Matt Barnes Wraps Up Press Before Clippers Head to NBA Playoffs

Los Angeles-based Lynch Archer PR Entertainment wrapped a few more key interviews with Los Angeles Clipper Matt Barnes this week before the NBA Playoffs!

We brought you guys some exclusive behind-the-scenes shots of Matt, Gloria and twins Isaiah and Carter shooting an interview for E! News last week, and we are excited to share the intimate clip with you below:

Also last week, Matt took some time to call in to Sirius XM’s “Off the Dribble” to discuss the Clippers journey into the playoffs…

And lastly, we have some great footage of CEO Cheryl Lynch talking with Los Angeles Clippers’ Matt Barnes and Los Angeles Lakers’ Steve Nash in the green room before taping Extra TV last week at The Grove!  Check it out below:

Matt also caught up with NBC Sports Radio and ESPN Radio, with clips coming soon, so stay tuned!!

About Lynch Archer PR Entertainment: LAPR is a progressive, award-winning, full-service marketing, promotions and public relations agency. Providing outstanding account service, exceptional media results and on-budget account deliverables since 1995, Lynch Archer PR serves a unique and varied clientele within the categories of: • Talent • Events/ Destinations • Motorsports • Film/TV • Sports • Consumer/ Lifestyle Brands.
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Matt Barnes Media Round-Up

It’s been a whirlwind for Los Angeles-based Lynch Archer PR Entertainment these past two weeks with getting in coverage for Los Angeles Clipper Matt Barnes while he finally had a few days off!  From being on the road to playoffs quickly approaching, we had a small window of opportunity to get Matt on-air talking about the amazing Clippers season as well as his foundation Athletes vs Cancer (www.athletesversuscancer.org) and his youth EA Basketball Camp coming up in the summer!

The madness began with Matt’s first interview with Extra at The Grove.  Matt was really great with all his fans, stopping to take pictures and sign autographs with kids and adults alike.

Los Angeles Clipper Matt Barnes stops to sign autographs for fans at The Grove before his appearance on Extra last Thursday.

Los Angeles Clipper Matt Barnes stops to sign autographs for fans at The Grove before his appearance on Extra last Thursday.

 

Matt hangs out with fans on the set of Extra at The Grove to take pictures!

Matt hangs out with fans on the set of Extra at The Grove to take pictures!

Publicist and CEO Cheryl Lynch breaking down talking points with Matt Barnes before his Extra interview.

Publicist and CEO Cheryl Lynch breaking down talking points with Matt Barnes before his Extra interview.

 

The show went great!  Maria interviewed both Matt and Steve Nash of the Los Angeles Clippers about the big game Sunday (which the Clips wound up winning, woo!) and Matt got in some air time for his foundation Athletes vs Cancer as well.

Matt takes questions from fans on the set of Extra last week.

Matt takes questions from fans on the set of Extra last week.

The two also had a little shoot-out, whoever could make the most baskets into the arcade basketball hoops in 30 seconds won, and they pulled two fans in with them.

Los Angeles Clipper Matt Barnes and Los Angeles Laker Steve Nash go head-to-head on Extra last Thursday!

Los Angeles Clipper Matt Barnes and Los Angeles Laker Steve Nash go head-to-head on Extra last Thursday! (photo: @thegrovela)

Here’s the clip of the two on the show in case you missed it!

The next day Matt had to wake up bright early to phone into KROQ’s morning show with Kevin & Bean on Friday!  While it was really early (7:35am), Matt did excellent and cracked some jokes with the shows host and producer who were Lakers and Clippers fans and joked about Matt throwing the game last Sunday and what it means to be a Clipper now.

You can download the podcast here from April 5th: http://kroq.cbslocal.com/kevin-bean-podcasts-april-2013/

Afterwards Matt had the whole day off Saturday after practicing for the big game Sunday against the Lakers!  He spent it with his wife Gloria Govan, and twin sons Isaiah and Carter.

Matt Barnes of the Los Angeles Clippers spending his day off last Saturday with wife Gloria Govan and twins Isaiah and Carter.

Matt Barnes of the Los Angeles Clippers spending his day off last Saturday with wife Gloria Govan and twins Isaiah and Carter. (photo: @glogovan)

And of course after a lovely day off Saturday, Matt rested up for the big game versus the Lakers on Sunday!  It was an exciting and great game, but the chemistry of the Clippers ultimately beat the Lakers, officially make the Los Angeles Clippers Pacific Division champs for the first time in franchise history! We are so proud of Matt being on a team making history.

After a 4 game sweep of the Lakers, the Clippers earn their first ever Pacific Division title at the Staples Center Sunday.

After a 4 game sweep of the Lakers, the Clippers earn their first ever Pacific Division title at the Staples Center Sunday. (photo: @glogovan)

 

And the work wasn’t over for Matt!  Monday we were back on our crazy press schedule with taping Hallmarks Home & Family with both Matt Barnes and Gloria Govan.  The two showed up to the set on the Universal lot looking fabulous and did a great job getting into Matt’s foundation, Athletes vs Cancer.  They really dove into how his mother’s death and Gloria’s parents being cancer survivors motivated them to start the foundation and zoned in on a side of Matt many of us haven’t seen.

Matt Barnes and Gloria Govan with Hallmark Home and Family hosts Mark Steines & Cristina Ferrare.

Matt Barnes and Gloria Govan with Hallmark Home and Family hosts Mark Steines & Cristina Ferrare.

Home & Family also surprised Matt and Gloria with an opportunity.  They gave Matt 5 chances to make the ball from half court and if he made it, they would donate $1,000 to Athletes vs Cancer! And he made it! So sweet of them and a great surprise for Matt!

If you don’t have the Hallmark channel, you can watch Matt’s segment here:

After we wrapped Home & Family in Universal, it was off to West LA to have Matt Barnes on Studio 11 LA on Fox! Laura Diaz was excited to have him on the show right off of his amazing game Sunday.  They talked about the Clippers great win over the Lakers, what it means to be a Pacific Division champ, and looking ahead to playoffs!

Laura Diaz interviewing Matt Barnes on Studio 11 LA Monday.

Laura Diaz interviewing Matt Barnes on Studio 11 LA Monday.

Catch the full interview of Matt Barnes on Studio 11 LA on Fox with Laura Diaz here:

Matt Barnes: Clippers Are Going To Be Hard To Beat

And if you think we were done, we weren’t.

Matt had a FULL day of media and press yesterday as well!

Matt headed straight from practice to his home where Gloria Govan, his kids, and E! News were waiting to interview Matt & Gloria and get footage of them at home with their kids.

Matt Barnes being interview at his home Tuesday by Farrell of E! News.

Matt Barnes being interview at his home Tuesday by Farrell of E! News.

It was great to have E! come out to the Barnes’ home and catch Matt in his natural element, with his wife and kids at home, being an amazing father and husband.  It was a really personal piece and we are excited to see the results!

E! News shoots Matt Barnes and Gloria Govan with their twins cooking in the kitchen!

E! News shoots Matt Barnes and Gloria Govan with their twins cooking in the kitchen!

After a long shooting day, everyone rested up a bit before one last final check mark on our media schedule, the 42 premiere at TCL Chinese Theater!

Matt and Gloria dressed in their best blues of course and headed out to catch 42, the Jackie Robinson story.

Matt Barnes, Gloria Govan, and Naturi Naughton on the red carpet of 42 premiere last night in Hollywood.

Matt Barnes, Gloria Govan, and Naturi Naughton on the red carpet of 42 premiere last night in Hollywood.

The 42 premiere was a star studded event, and even our photo of Big Sean and Naya Rivera went viral as it was the first the two were seen holding hands in public, making them an official couple!  Twitter and Tumblr picked up on the photo like wildfire and we couldn’t keep up with everyone using it!

Lynch Archer PR grabs one of the first photos of the newly official couple Big Sean and Glee star Naya Rivera in public together and it goes viral!

Lynch Archer PR grabs one of the first photos of the newly official couple Big Sean and Glee star Naya Rivera in public together and it goes viral!

Matt Barnes with Harrison Ford and 42 Director Brian Helgeland on the red carpet premiere in Hollywood Tuesday.

Matt Barnes with Harrison Ford and 42 Director Brian Helgeland on the red carpet premiere in Hollywood Tuesday.

 

 

Matt Barnes and wife Gloria Govan with 42 star, Chadwick Boseman, aka Jackie Robinson at the red carpet premiere!

Matt Barnes and wife Gloria Govan with 42 star, Chadwick Boseman, aka Jackie Robinson at the red carpet premiere!

There were so many more great pictures from all the media and events above, so make sure to check out all our social media below!

About Lynch Archer PR Entertainment: LAPR is a progressive, award-winning, full-service marketing, promotions and public relations agency. Providing outstanding account service, exceptional media results and on-budget account deliverables since 1995, Lynch Archer PR serves a unique and varied clientele within the categories of: • Talent • Events/ Destinations • Motorsports • Film/TV • Sports • Consumer/ Lifestyle Brands.
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Matt Barnes on Extra and KROQ’s The Kevin & Bean Show this week!

Los Angeles Clipper Matt Barnes will be doing quite a few interviews this week in his down-time back at home.

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The first begins with an exclusive Extra interview.  If you want to be a part of the live audience you can head down to The Grove at 1:30pm to check him and hosts Mario Lopez and Maria Menounos out alongside Los Angeles Lakers’ Steve Nash.  The two will be interviewed and then have somewhat of a shoot-out at the end with each host taking a team and selecting some members of the audience as well!  There’s also some awesome prizes at hand so make sure if you can’t be there to check it out on NBC4 at 7pm Thursday night!

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After that, Matt will also be on KROQ’s Kevin & Bean Morning show at 7:35am Friday morning! He’ll be talking to the hosts about his career and the incredible Clippers season ahead.  Tune in at 106.7 KROQ or stream online at:http://betaplayer.radio.com/player/kroq

It should be fun, Kevin & Bean are always great hosts, so don’t miss it!

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About Lynch Archer PR Entertainment: LAPR is a progressive, award-winning, full-service marketing, promotions and public relations agency. Providing outstanding account service, exceptional media results and on-budget account deliverables since 1995, Lynch Archer PR serves a unique and varied clientele within the categories of: • Talent • Events/ Destinations • Motorsports • Film/TV • Sports • Consumer/ Lifestyle Brands.
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LAPR Behind-the-Scenes: LA Clipper Matt Barnes on Fashion Police, Airing Tomorrow Night on E!

That’s right, Los Angeles-based Lynch Archer PR Entertainment has a couple exclusive photos from the Fashion Police taping featuring Matt Barnes, airing tomorrow (Friday) night at 10pm l 9 CT on E!

Los Angeles Clipper Matt Barnes will be on the show tomorrow night, so make sure you check him out along side Joan Rivers, Giuliana Rancic, Kelly Osbourne and George Kotsiopoulos only on E! Entertainment!

Matt is very stylish and always on his A game when it comes to fashion, so we are excited to see the results of the collaboration!

Check out the first photo below of Matt looking very handsome in a grey three-piece suit:

Matt Barnes and Joan Rivers on the set of Fashion Police

Matt Barnes and Joan Rivers on the set of Fashion Police

And this photo of the whole group:

Matt Barnes with E! Entertainment's Fashion Police hosts Joan Rivers, Giuliana Rancic, Kelly Osbourne and George Kotsiopoulos

Matt Barnes with E! Entertainment’s Fashion Police hosts Joan Rivers, Giuliana Rancic, Kelly Osbourne & George Kotsiopoulos and fellow guest, NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon.

Remember, the episode airs tomorrow night 10pm l 9 CT only on E! It’s going to be a good one!

And check out more info on the show here: http://www.eonline.com/shows/fashion_police

About Lynch Archer PR Entertainment: LAPR is a progressive, award-winning, full-service marketing, promotions and public relations agency. Providing outstanding account service, exceptional media results and on-budget account deliverables since 1995, Lynch Archer PR serves a unique and varied clientele within the categories of: • Talent • Events/ Destinations • Motorsports • Film/TV • Sports • Consumer/ Lifestyle Brands.
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Lynch Archer PR presents LA Times piece on Matt Barnes

Los Angeles-based Lynch Archer PR has the pleasure of representing a great client on one of our favorite LA teams, the Los Angeles Clippers!  Small forward Matt Barnes has been getting a lot of attention this season between his strong defense and his career-high points per game this season.  He really has brought a lot to the Clippers line up and is no doubt a part of their success in being one of the best teams in the west.

photo cred: STEPHEN DUNN/GETTY IMAGES

photo cred: STEPHEN DUNN/GETTY IMAGES

So that makes this Los Angeles Times article even more special:

“It can be argued that Matt Barnes is playing the best of his 10-year career.
At least that what the numbers say.
Barnes is averaging a career-high 10.7 points. His 36.2% three-point shooting is the second highest in his career.
And Barnes is doing all this as the backup small forward behind Caron Butler.”

Check out the rest of the article and what the LA Times had to say here:
Clippers’ small forward Matt Barnes showing his versatility

And make sure you check them out tonight as Matt Barnes and the Clippers go up against the 76ers at Staples Center at 7:30pm! Tickets are still available at: http://www.stubhub.com/los-angeles-clippers-los-angeles-staples-center-3-20-2013-4118556?gcid=C12289x468&keyword=NBA+Clubhouse+Los+Angeles+Clippers+20130320

About Lynch Archer PR Entertainment: LAPR is a progressive, award-winning, full-service marketing, promotions and public relations agency. Providing outstanding account service, exceptional media results and on-budget account deliverables since 1995, Lynch Archer PR serves a unique and varied clientele within the categories of: • Talent • Events/ Destinations • Motorsports • Film/TV • Sports • Consumer/ Lifestyle Brands.
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