Matt Barnes Says Knee 90-95% Healthy
Amid the fiery rhetoric, sagging popularity and lost paychecks among owners, players and concession workers, it remains hard to find a silver lining regarding the NBA lockout.
Lakers forward Matt Barnes sees otherwise. Oh, he wishes the season would start on time so he can help avenge the team’s poor 2011 postseason performance all right. But in the pure interest of having enough time to rehab his surgically repaired right knee, the prolonged work stoppage has done wonders. So much that he considers his knee 90-95% healthy after scrimmaging Tuesday at Loyola Marymount University followed with an hour-long core-strengtening and flexibility session at Barre Physique Manhattan Beach.
“I’m starting to feel the spring coming back,” Barnes said of his right knee,