During the Golden State Warriors' 114-103 loss to the Denver Nuggets, Harrison Barnes left the game with a knee injury in the second quarter and did not return. The Warriors announced during the game that he had a sprained right knee.
Harrison Barnes (right knee sprain) will not return to tonight's game— GSWStats (@gswstats) October 14, 2015
After the game, Warriors interim coach Luke Walton said that Barnes' current status is day-to-day.
Warriors forward Harrison Barnes is day to day with a knee sprain, interim coach Luke Walton said. Uncertain about possible testing.— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) October 14, 2015
Although Barnes' health and speedy recovery is clearly the chief concern, it's hard not to think about how an injury could end up affecting his ongoing contract extension negotiations.