Matt Barnes Calls Out Rihanna, Gloria Govan, Derek Fisher In New Year's Rant

Entertainment | 01/02/2016 | 01:48 PM EST

The NBA star brought in 2016 in his feelings...

NBA star Matt Barnes is happy for start of 2016, but he didn't say goodbye to 2015 without going off on Rihanna (who he had an alleged romantic situation with, that she is denying), his ex-wife Gloria Govan (needs no explaination) and his former teammate Derek Fisher (who he got into a physical altercation with after discovering Fisher was having relations with Govan).
 

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The 35-year-old power forward for the Memphis Grizzlies, took to Instagram to write: 

"Thank God For 2016! 2015 hands down was the worst year of my life! * *Lost the women I loved,the mother of my kids, my Dogg.. I had to walk away from the only thing I've wanted, MY OWN FAMILY! "They call that karma" *To being traded away from a team [and] city I love! "They call that the business" *Lied on by a pop star, who's lucky I stuck to the script [and] didn't expose her [lying] ass." 

"Funny thing about texts [and] pics is they DONT LIE! "I Guess" "They call that getting played" *Last BUT NOT LEAST... Being stuck in the "triangle offense" w my ex [and] snitch, I mean former teammate [and] friend.. Who went behind my back, messed [with] my ex, got caught, got dealt [with] for being a snake, then ran [and] told the Police [and] NBA.. Instead of taken that ass whoopin' like a man [and] kept it moving....! WHERE THEY DO THAT AT?"

"Guess cause I didn't SNITCH, I get a 2 game suspension by the league "They call that LIFE"
 

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He continued: 

"WHEN IT RAINED, IT POURED in 15. All this played out like a bad reality show, a nightmare, for your amusement & entertainment! For you to critique, make fun of, crack jokes & laugh about.. "What I shoulda did" or what "y'all would have done" Hmmmm... I say all this not for sympathy, because I had a hand in all the bad $h!t that happened.. I was never perfect in my relationship, I didn't see eye to eye w my head coach.. I was warned SEVERAL times about ole girl [and] I introduced love ones to people who I "thought were FRIENDS"... Lesson Learned!! This is for all of you who had a F@#%ed up year... To let you know I'm right there w you, We In this together! Everyone has ups & downs in this game called LIFE... It gets better.... "I think" Haha nah it does, trust me! --- -Remember God gives his toughest battles to his strongest soldiers!!!

-Stay positive, hold ya head, tighten your circle [and] stick to your instincts..

-It's not about how many times you fall down, it's about how many times you get up!

Heres to freeing your hands of all the bullshit of 2015 [and] preparing for the blessing God has in store for us all in 2016! 
HAPPY NEW YEAR,
LOVE
#THEBADGUY

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