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Matt Barnes on Serge Ibaka: “He’s just dirty.”

Serge Ibaka, Jeff Green

Serge Ibaka, Jeff Green

AP

Matt Barnes may not be with the Clippers anymore, but he hasn’t forgotten his old team’s battles with the Thunder — and some of the questionable plays made by Thunder forward Serge Ibaka. In a radio appearance in his new home of Memphis, Barnes didn’t mince words, outright accusing Ibaka of being a dirty player.

Putting aside the question of whether Matt Barnes has any room to call another player dirty, he has a point about Ibaka’s history with Griffin. Here’s the groin shot from a regular-season game in 2013:

And here’s the one from Game 4 of the Clippers-Thunder second-round series in 2014:

The first time the Thunder play Barnes’ Grizzlies next season is going to be fun.