"He was open, and there was ball movement," Clippers Coach
Barnes had another explanation for his success, specifically,
"With me not having to guard Durant, I was able to help a little bit more," Barnes said.
When outside shooters such as Barnes and
Griffin has missed 14 games after needing surgery Feb. 9 to remove a staph infection from his right elbow.
Barnes is averaging 9.9 points, but since Griffin has been out, he's averaged 11.6 points.
He is also shooting a career-high 37.8% from beyond the three-point line this season.