Cops were called, but Fisher left before they arrived, the sources said.
Following the dustup, Barnes, 35, texted a pal that he had not only assaulted Fisher, 41, but also took revenge on Govan, one source said.
In 2012, he was arrested for allegedly threatening a California cop who recognized him for an outstanding warrant for driving with a suspended license.
Candace, who has twin sons with the coach, responded with court papers saying she was “blindsided” by the move and discovered he had secretly moved his stuff out of their New York apartment when she went to check on it, according to TMZ.Saturday’s altercation wasn’t the first time Barnes has flashed rage.“I kicked his ass from the back yard to the front room, and spit in her face,” the text read, according to the source.A source close to Fisher confirmed the fight, but insisted it wasn’t as one-sided as Barnes claimed.She denied he had abused her during a fight at their home, and the charge was later dropped.
Earlier this year, the NBA fined Barnes ,000 for directing “inappropriate language at a fan” who was seated courtside during a May 1 playoff game — and who turned out to be the mom of Houston guard James Harden.Barnes met Govan when she was 12, and they started dating in 2006, when he played for the Golden State Warriors. Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson may or may nor be engaged to Khloe Kardashian, but there’s no doubt that the two are heavily involved.“Matt came after Derek, but he only had a few scratches,” the source said.“Derek’s not going to press charges; he’s going to let it go.” Fisher, who declined to comment in detail about the dustup, looked no worse for wear before the Knicks’ preseason game against the Brazilian Paschoalotto/Bauru team at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night.Sources said Fisher began dating Govan, 29, “a few months” ago, and on Sept.