Harrison Barnes Injury: Updates on Warriors Forward's Foot, Likely Return Date

Matt FitzgeraldCorrespondent IIIOctober 29, 2013

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 16: Harrison Barnes

Golden State Warriors small forward Harrison Barnes missed the first three games of the 2013-14 NBA season due to persistent inflammation in his left foot that has kept him out for three prior weeks.

Kurt Helin of ProBasketballTalk.com reported the specifics of the injury on Tuesday. Head coach Mark Jackson noted that Barnes will come off the bench when he does return, per the Bay Area News Group's Marcus Thompson:

Again, Mark Jackson says Harrison Barnes is out first two games. When he returns, he will come off the bench.

— Marcus Thompson (@gswscribe) October 29, 2013

Barnes made his season debut Wednesday against the Timberwolves.