Matt Barnes admits he doesn’t know all his Grizzlies teammates’ last names

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Xavier Munford, Alex Stepheson and Briante Weber are so anonymous, these are their photos on the Grizzlies’ official roster page:

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As Memphis has churned through player after player due to trades and injuries, Matt Barnes can’t keep up.

Barnes, via J.A. Adande of ESPN (hat tip: James Herbert of

“With all due respect, sometimes I don’t know … the last names,” Matt Barnes said. “But that’s what kind of season it’s been.”

It doesn’t help that the Grizzlies have a whopping 19 (!) players – four more than the typical regular-season limit – thanks to all their injury hardships. That’s a lot for Barnes or anyone to track.