Jose Juan Barea RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rick Carlisle is 'very concerned' about JJ Barea's groin injury

    Mavs Moneyball "J.J. Barea was ruled out for Game 1 at halftime with the groin strain that cost him two of the Mavericks' final three games of the season. Rick Carlisle inserted Barea into the starting lineup to begin Saturday's game, but the pesky Mavericks guard scored just two points on 1-of-6 shooting in..." April 17

  • J.J. Barea, key to Mavs' playoff push, injures groin in win

    ESPN "Add another major contributor to the Dallas Mavericks' injury list. Point guard J.J. Barea, who had been the surprising star of the Mavs' season-saving win streak, exited in the first half of Friday's 103-93 win over the Memphis Grizzlies due to a strained right groin. Barea originally..." April 09

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    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    Per @MavsPR game notes, J.J. Barea is listed as doubtful today in Washington after missing four games with a sprained right ankle. #DALatWAS

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    Dwain Price @DwainPrice

    J. J. Barea (sprained right ankle) will probably miss the next 3 games, according to Rick Carlisle.

  • Mavs sweeten J.J. Barea's deal after DeAndre Jordan reneges

    ESPN Dallas "The deal guard J.J. Barea signed with the Dallas Mavericks ended up being significantly richer than the one he originally agreed to. Barea signed a four-year, $16 million deal Thursday. He originally agreed to sign a two-year, $5.7 million deal, which would have given him Dallas' cap-room..." July 16

  • Barea says he's back in the fold with Mavericks

    Dallas Morning News "J.J. Barea is sticking with the Dallas Mavericks. The point guard said via text message on Monday that he will sign a new contract with the Mavericks starting at $2.8-million for the coming season. The deal is for two years, the maximum length allowed for the cap-room exception. The total worth..." July 07

  • J.J. Barea agrees to sign with Mavericks, per report

    Mavs Moneyball "J.J. Barea has agreed to re-sign on a deal worth $5.6 million for two years, according to El Nuevo Dia, the highest circulating Puerto Rican newspaper. Interest between the two parties has been rumored for some time as the Mavericks roster begins to take shape. Although the Heat were rumored to..." July 06

  • Richard Jefferson signs 1-year deal, Barea working out details with Mavericks

    Mavs Moneyball "Per Yahoo's Marc J. Spears, Richard Jefferson will receive a one-year, veteran's minimum deal to return to Dallas next season. As is becoming a trend during recent Mavs off seasons, Jefferson was seen in a club with Mark Cuban and Chandler Parsons today, after rumors surfaced that DeAndre Jordan..." July 03

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Stunning, said no one: source says J.J. Barea now working out details w/Mavs on deal. Had been talking strong w/Heat, looking for 3 yrs.

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    Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

    Mavs remain optimistic that they'll be able to keep JJ Barea. But they can't discuss money until bigger dominoes fall.

  • Report: J.J. Barea leaning toward signing with Heat

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Heat have a starting point guard in Goran Dragic. They have backup point guards in Mario Chalmers and Shabazz Napier. And they might add yet another point guard in J.J. Barea. Barea was reportedly seeking $3 million per season, which would fit into the taxpayer midlevel exception." July 02

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    Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

    Source says Heat, Bulls, Lakers and Mavs among teams with interest in JJ Barea. Hear he wants multiyear deal in $3M per range.

  • Barea: 'A lot easier to keep me' this time

    ESPN "J.J. Barea knows all too well that strong mutual interest in his return doesn’t guarantee that he’ll be back with the Dallas Mavericks next season. He’s lived that experience once, leaving for Minnesota after the lockout when he would have loved to stay in Dallas to defend a championship he..." May 04

  • J.J. Barea says re-signing with Mavs will be easier this summer than 2011

    Mavs Moneyball "On whether he wants to coming back "I want to. I want to and hopefully this time we make it work. I had a lot of fun this year. I enjoyed being back. It feels like home for me here in Dallas so hopefully I can come back and finish my career here for the next couple years." On what it's going..." May 03

  • Mavs looking to re-sign J.J. Barea

    ESPN Dallas "The Minnesota Timberwolves are in the process of finalizing a buyout for veteran guard J.J. Barea that should enable Barea to become a free agent early next week, according to league sources. Sources told that Barea will be waived by the Wolves before Monday's 5 p.m. deadline for teams..." October 27

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    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    #Twolves still hope to move Barea. But told they are open to buying him out.

  • Report: Wolves tried and failed to trade J.J. Barea to Sixers

    CBS Sports "The Minnesota Timberwolves want to cut ties with point guard J.J. Barea and failed to trade him to the Philadelphia 76ers, according to Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Zgoda added that he thinks Barea will be waived if Minnesota can't move him. The writing was on the wall for this..." August 26

  • Report: Timberwolves trying to trade J.J. Barea, Luc Mbah a Moute, Alexey Shved

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Timberwolves will get a great package if the Kevin Love trade goes through as reported. I would have dealt Love for just Andrew Wiggins if it were allowed and all I could get, but Anthony Bennett and a future first rounder are nice assets, too. Minnesota did really well for itself, no..." August 08

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Minnesota's been determined to unload Kevin Martin and JJ Barea in a Love deal -- no easy task for Cavs to make work without a third team.

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    Kent Youngblood @BloodStrib

    Barea to play today. No Pek

  • J.J. Barea is happy he wasn’t traded by Minnesota Timberwolves

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "J.J. Barea was the subject of trade rumors this past week leading up to Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, but in the end he stayed with the Timberwolves. He’s proven to be an important player off the bench for the Wolves: In their 26 wins heading into Saturday’s game at Utah, he was shooting 43..." February 23

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    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    Memphis and Minnesota have hit a logjam in talks involving Tayshaun Prince and Tony Allen for Chase Budinger and J.J. Barea, sources say.

  • Sources: T'wolves, Grizzlies discuss deal that includes Budinger and Prince

    Yahoo! Sports "The Memphis Grizzlies are discussing a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves centered on forward Chase Budinger and guard J.J. Barea, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Memphis wants to include forward Tayshaun Prince into the package and the deal could be expanded to include guard Tony Allen,..." February 18

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Hearing Minnesota among teams expressing interest in trading for Denver's Andre Miller ... provided JJ Barea moves elsewhere before deadline

  • Barea's fire continues to rage

    Fox Sports North "J.J. Barea isn't about to change. Even if it means getting tossed from a game every now and then. "I'm gonna play the game I was raised to play," Barea said. "I care a lot. I compete. I'm gonna get mad if stuff doesn't go my way." A prolonged argument with officials saw Barea receive two..." February 04

  • Barea: "I let my teammates down a little bit"

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "J.J. Barea chatted with reporters after practice on Monday about Saturday night's ejection in the fourth quarter at Atlanta after he refused to quit complaining to the officials about their work and was whistled for two technical fouls. "I just got a little frustrated with a couple calls," he..." February 04

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    Jerry Zgoda @JerryZgoda

    Another injury thing from last nite: JJ bruised his back in fall and moving carefully today

  • J.J. Barea has fond memories of title-winning time in Dallas

    Fox Sports North "Every time the Mavericks come to town, J.J. Barea gets to relive it. A stunned Miami Heat crowd. LeBron James walking off the floor, bitter disappointment in his eyes. Dirk Nowitzki doing the same with tears of joy in his. Then came the championship parade and celebration upon the 2011..." November 08

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    Timberwolves PR @Twolves_PR

    #Twolves JJ Barea (personal) and Dante Cunningham (flu-like symptoms) are both practicing today.

  • J.J. Barea 'Very Good With' Return To Mavericks

    Real GM Basketball "The Dallas Mavericks pursued J.J. Barea at the beginning of the summer and Barea has remained open to a return to the team with which he won the 2011 NBA championship. "It's a great relationship with Mark Cuban. If they want to bring me back to Dallas I am very [good] with it" Barea said. "But..." September 02

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    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    Souce: #Twolves still feel like Dallas is a team they can do business w/, Re: Barea - can't argue that Barea is as much a SG as he is a PG.

  • Ex-Maverick J.J. Barea embraces sixth-man role with T-Wolves; says he learned from Jason Terry

    Dallas Morning News "The lessons J.J. Barea learned in Dallas continue to serve him well in his post-Maverick life. The little point guard has embraced the sixth-man role with the Minnesota Timberwolves, proving that he took good notes in those seasons when he was watching Jason Terry do that job with the..." March 11

  • Timberwolves’ J.J. Barea rips Miami Heat’s Ray Allen for ‘crying’

    Miami Herald "Timberwolves guard J.J. Barea, who was ejected Monday night for an altercation with Ray Allen and directed obscenities toward Allen as he left the floor, had strong words for the Heat’s guard after the game. “I’ve been playing in the NBA seven years,” Barea told the Minneapolis Star Tribune. “I..." March 06

  • Barea's flagrant foul downgraded

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The NBA on Tuesday downgraded Timberwolves guard J.J. Barea’s flagrant foul incurred during Monday’s loss to Miami, just as he predicted it would. The decision by the league office never will bring back the eight minutes Barea missed at the end of Monday’s game. That’s when he was automatically..." March 06