OAKLAND – Luke Walton knows basketball. He also knows basketball fans.
OAKLAND – Harrison Barnes on Monday sounded optimistic that an agreement on a contract extension can be worked out with the Warriors.
Warriors general manager Bob Myers has made it clear the franchise has a strong desire to retain Harrison Barnes, who is entering the final season of his rookie contract.
If Harrison Barnes and the Warriors don't come to terms on a contract extension before Oct. 31, he will become a restricted free agent on July 1, 2016.
With about 60 days left to negotiate contract extensions (the deadline is Oct.