According to Kings beat writer Jason Jones, Dave Joerger is "a fan of Matt Barnes."
The Kings have reportedly agreed to a two-year, $12 million deal with free agent Matt Barnes.
Matt Barnes has reportedly drawn interest from the Clippers, Warriors, Kings and Mavericks.
Matt Barnes, who will be an unrestricted free agent this summer, said that he would like to be "in a competitive situation."
Matt Barnes scored 15 points on 6-of-13 shooting in Sunday's loss to the Spurs.
Matt Barnes scored 17 points with 11 rebounds, four assists, two steals and one 3-pointer in 42 minutes against the Spurs on Friday.
Matt Barnes scored nine points on 3-of-11 shooting in Tuesday's loss to the Spurs, adding six boards, two assists, one steal and one 3-pointer in 30 minutes.
Matt Barnes was held to seven points vs. the Clippers on Tuesday, adding one rebound and three turnovers in 26 minutes.
Matt Barnes was terrific in 40 minutes during a 100-99 loss to the Warriors on Saturday, scoring 24 points with 15 rebounds, four assists and three 3-pointers.
Matt Barnes scored 11 points on 3-of-11 shooting Friday, to go with seven boards, fives assists, three 3-pointers, two steals and two turnovers in 38 minutes.
Matt Barnes scored a team-high 24 points in Sunday's tough road loss, making 8-of-17 shots with five 3-pointers, five rebounds, one assist, one block and four turnovers.
Matt Barnes' shooting woes continued on Friday, as he hit just 1-of-7 shots on his way to two points, four boards, one assist, one turnover and no other statistics in 27 minutes.
Matt Barnes shot just 2-of-12 from the field to score six points on Wednesday, but he rounded out his line with 11 rebounds, three assists, two steals and one 3-pointer.
Matt Barnes scored 14 points in 35 minutes against the Spurs on Friday with six rebounds, three assists, one block, one steal and two 3-pointers.