Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes has been suspended one game without pay for striking the neck of Minnesota Timberwolves center Greg Stiemsma during the second quarter of Wednesday night's game, the NBA announced Friday. Matt Barnes of the Los Angeles Clippers has been suspended one game without pay for striking Greg Stiemsma of the Minnesota Timberwolves in the neck, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations. Yeah, that's a pretty accurate description of Barnes. Matt Barnes disagrees with his flagrant-2 and ejection, which is funny. Especially league-office favorites like Greg Stiemsma NBA Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Stu Jackson will own you if you mess with his binkies.