Brandon Jennings tweets about Harrison Barnes' Olympic involvement

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Harrison Barnes can add Olympic gold medalist to his list of achievements following Sunday's 30-point blowout victory for the USA over Serbia. However, his contribution to the team was minimal. As the 12th man, the former Golden State Warriors player found his minutes limited and accumulated less time on the court than any of his compatriots.

He played just 30 minutes throughout the competition, averaging 7.5 minutes per game as he sat out half of the USA's matchups - the only other star not to play every game was Toronto's DeMar DeRozan.

Barnes' situation was not missed by those who remained at home and Brandon Jennings, a man who has never been scared to speak his mind on social media, did just that during the final.

Here are some of the tweets the New York Knicks player sent out while HB and the other NBA superstars were battling Serbia in Rio de Janeiro.


Despite winning a gold, Barnes could be forgiven for having a sense of disappointment that he wasn't able to offer more.

After a tough end to the season where he was made a scapegoat for the Golden State Warriors' incredible finals collapse, his Olympic campaign would've done little to change the public's view on his style of play.

The forward will have to make it happen with the Dallas Mavericks, the franchise has acquired him to be one of their primary threats and make an instant impact. With the money that has been handed to the 24-year-old, failure to do that would only put more pressure on his shoulders.

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