Online PR News – April-2013 –LA Clippers forward Matt Barnes is on a hot streak both on and off the court. After earning 12 points and shooting 83% against the LA Lakers Sunday before last, Barnes helped the Clippers make franchise history with the team winning it’s first ever Pacific Division title.
Among his achievements on the court, Barnes has averaged 11 points per game in his last 7 games, all of which have been wins for the Clippers. Barnes has also been focusing his energy toward his philanthropic endeavors – a non-profit organization he founded, Athletes Vs. Cancer, has just revamped and launched it’s new website, www.athletesversuscancer.org and joined an exciting collaboration with the artistic genius of Art Mobb.
In an effort to continually raise funding for the foundation, Barnes’ collaboration with Art Mobb has the proceeds from the sales of limited edition Matt Barnes T-shirts going directly to Athletes Versus Cancer. Also, any of Barnes’ shirts ordered through www.artmobb.com until April 20 will be hand signed by Matt himself as a thank you to fans and supporters.
Athletes Vs. Cancer was created to pay homage to Barnes’ late Mother, Ann, who passed from cancer just 26 days after her initial diagnosis. The foundation is recently gaining momentum, receiving $1,000 donation from the television show Home & Family on the Hallmark channel, as well as from viewers inspired by Barnes’ personal story he shared on the show.
Barnes also re-launched his personal website – www.mattbarnes22.com. The site features everything up-to-date on Barnes – from his Annual EA Sports Basketball Camp news to the exciting Hollywood events and film premieres Barnes attends when off the court.
The Clippers start the playoff season against the Memphis Grizzles at home Saturday.
About Matt Barnes: Matthew Kelly Barnes is a professional basketball player currently playing his 10th career season in the NBA as the go-to small forward for the Los Angeles Clippers. As an integral part of what many are calling the deepest bench in the NBA today, Barnes is part of an extraordinary 2012-2013 Clipper squad that, through December 2012, has broken a franchise record for most consecutive wins and been ranked the best team in the NBA.