Harrison Barnes Details Differences Between Playing for Kerr, Carlisle

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last several months, you know that Harrison Barnes is now a member of the Dallas Mavericks.

After playing for Steve Kerr the prior two seasons, Rick Carlisle is now Barnes' head coach.

How are the two coaches similar and how are they different?

"They're both great basketball minds," Barnes explained on the Pro Basketball Talk Podcast. "I think they see the game in ways that's very different. What I'm experiencing now is a system that's much more regimented -- just in terms of how we play, what's expected.

"Playing for Coach Kerr -- a lot more just read and react. Played off each other, not a whole lot of set calls, not a whole lot of set rules. We just all knew how to play."

Barnes averaged 11.7 points and 4.9 rebounds on 9.6 shot attempts per game last season. He played 30.9 minutes per contest, while shooting 46.6 percent from the field, 38.3 percent from deep and 76.1 percent from the free throw line.

This year, the 24-year old is registering 20.5 points and 5.6 rebounds on 17.5 shots per game. He's racking up 36.8 minutes per night and shooting 46.3 percent overall, over 34 percent from distance and 86.5 percent from the charity stripe.

Against Golden State on Nov. 9, Barnes scored 25 points (8-for-20) and grabbed eight rebounds.

The Warriors host Barnes and the Mavs on Dec. 30 and play in Dallas on March 21.

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