Barcelona stars show off basketball skills as they meet Warriors' Harrison Barnes

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Champion met champion in San Francisco this week as Golden State Warriors small forward Harrison Barnes paid a visit to treble winners Barcelona.

The Catalan club take on Manchester United at the home of the San Francisco 49ers, Levi's Stadium, on Saturday in the International Champions Cup and took the opportunity to take pictures with the NBA Champion.

Barnes and his Warriors team lifted the Larry O'Brien trophy for the first time in 40 years, defeating LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-2 in the final.


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Gerard Pique and Sergio Busquets swapped the Champions League trophy for the Larry O'Brien trophy to snap a few pictures, before the were returned to their rightful owners. 

The centre back and some of the other Barcelona players even showcased their basketball skills, with a range of a abilities in the squad.

Barnes will be in attendance at the Levi's Stadium to watch Barcelona take on United and seemed excited about watching the European champions play.

Unfortunately he will not get to watch Lionel Messi play as the Argentinian is being rested from the competition following his exploits in the Copa America.

Barca won their opening game of the competition 2-1 against LA Galaxy, while United are 100% after two games following wins over Club America and San Jose Earthquakes.

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