It shouldn't come as a surprise to hear that Matt Barnes has a little bit of a thing for Rihanna. As far back as 2012, he was trying to flirt with her on social media. But is he really "obsessed" with her?

His now-former Clippers teammate Glen "Big Baby" Davis thinks so. He spoke with Sports Illustrated today and revealed that Barnes used to talk about Rih-Rih all the time when he played in Los Angeles. Apparently, he used to blabber on and on and on about her on team flights and such.

Big Baby thinks Rihanna should give Barnes a chance, too. Yeah, he kind of crossed the line when he tried to use TMZ to get at her recently. But Big Baby says Barnes has these three things going for him when it comes to Rihanna:

  1. "She likes rough guys, tattoos, light skinned guys."
  2. "Matt has two kids. He's a good father."
  3. "He's a wonderful person."

Tattoos, a good father, and a wonderful person? C'mon, Rihanna. Give him a chance!

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[via Sports Illustrated]

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