Scottie Barnes Says There's Nobody He Won't Talk Trash To

Toronto Raptors forward Scottie Barnes discusses trash-talking New York Knicks sophomore Quentin Grimes and his love for mental games Scottie Barnes certainly isn't

lacking in confidence. View the original article to see embedded media. It was just a week ago that cameras picked up the Toronto Raptors sophomore wagging

his finger at Quinten Grimes telling the New York Knicks guard, "you is not him." Barnes had just threaded a beautiful pass overtop of the Knicks' defense, finding Pascal Siakam

for an And-1 layup to clinch a Raptors victory. "I think me growing up, I always started talking trash, if you go look at me in high school and middle school, you'll see me

always talking trash," Barnes said Sunday following another Raptors victory over the Knicks. "A lot of people like it." Barnes hasn't calmed down much since his high school

days. He threaded a full-court touchdown pass to Gary Trent Jr. in the fourth quarter Sunday against New York and celebrated by mimicking a quarterback. "I get overhyped

sometimes, I just can't help myself so talk a little trash, but I don’t talk a crazy amount of trash," Barnes added. Is there anyone he won't trash talk? "No," Barnes

said. "Anybody. Just depends on the moment." Toronto isn't going to complain as long as Barnes is backing it up. He's bounced back from a slow start to the season and has

been phenomenal since the start of the new year, averaging 18.7 points, 7.4 rebounds, and 5.3 assists per game and a team-best plus-3.3 plus-minus over the last 12 games.