Matt Barnes sprains knee, MRI Saturday

Updated: January 8, 2011, 3:14 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Lakers forward Matt Barnes left Friday's 101-97 win against the New Orleans Hornets with 5:22 remaining in the second quarter and did not return.

Barnes was diagnosed with a sprained right knee and will undergo an MRI exam on Saturday morning, according to the team.

"It feels really sore," Barnes said while walking out of Staples Center on his own after the game without the aid of crutches.

Barnes said he was hopeful the injury would leave his ...

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