Over the past several years, the Clippers and the Memphis Grizzlies have become rivals, their games filled with tough, physical, chippy play.
So when the Clippers' roughest player, Matt Barnes, ended up being sent to the Grizzlies over the summer, he knew he'd have some reconciliation to do.
"I realize that I'm one of those guys that if I'm not with you, you hate me," Barnes said at a news conference with the Grizzlies on Tuesday. "But when I'm with you, you'll understand who I am and what I'm about and you'll love me. I'm looking forward to winning this crowd and winning the city over."
Barnes recently estimated to Sports Illustrated that he's paid...