Browsing J.J Barea

NBA Rumors – Dallas Mavericks Carried by J.J. Barea While Dirk Nowitzki Fades Away

Posted on 7 Apr, 2016, by in NBA

Unless the Dallas Mavericks crash and burn in their final four games, they should be able to find themselves, just barely, making the NBA playoffs as J.J. Barea is playing like one of the best point guards in the NBA for the last few games, making up for Dirk Nowitzki who seems to have run out of fuel at the most important phase of the season. More

NBA Rumors – Oklahoma City Thunder Need Russell Westbrook to Grow Up

Posted on 14 Jan, 2016, by in NBA

The Dallas Mavericks went into their game against the Oklahoma City Thunder knowing they were going to lose, resting their entire starting lineup. No wonder the big headline from the blowout was Russell Westbrook getting thrown out of the game via a two-technicals ejection instead of the scoring from Kevin Durant and the rest. More

Mavericks Over Rockets – Delaying the Inevitable

Posted on 27 Apr, 2015, by in NBA

The Dallas Mavericks aren’t ready to go home, beating the Houston Rockets 121-109 to make it 3-1 in the series, as the insertion of J.J. Barea and Al-Farouq Aminu into the lineup seems to be something their opponents have yet to come to grips with. More

NBA Rumors – Golden State Warriors Interested in Trading for J.J. Barea

Posted on 9 Jul, 2013, by in NBA

One of the more interesting test cases going into the offseason are the Golden State Warriors, in an attempt to build on last season’s success and upgrading without a lot of cap-room to do it. Their next move, so it seems, is adding a backup point guard, with J.J. Barea of the Minnesota Timberwolves looking like the best option. More

NBA Rumors – Minnesota Timberwolves Trying to Trade J.J. Barea or Luke Ridnour

Posted on 8 Jul, 2013, by in NBA

Last season, the Minnesota Timberwolves had too many point guards, and in their third consecutive season of putting the playoffs as an achievable goal, they’re looking to get rid of some of them, focusing on trading away either J.J. Barea or Luke Ridnour. More

J.J. Barea Tries to go Between the Legs of Hasheem Thabeet

Posted on 30 Mar, 2013, by in NBA

One of the more interesting struggles in basketball and the NBA specifically is big vs small, and the contrasts of point guards and big men. A quite comical example of that was seen when J.J. Barea of the Minnesota Timberwolves found himself in a tight spot, so he tried to dribble his way through the legs of Hasheem Thabeet of the Oklahoma City Thunder. More

Ray Allen Gets Pissed Off by J.J. Barea

Posted on 5 Mar, 2013, by in NBA

It’s quite possible that J.J. Barea is one of the best in the NBA when it comes to getting under one’s skin, and he certainly did with Ray Allen in the game between the Miami Heat and the Minnesota Timberwolves, causing Allen to lose his cool for the wrong reasons. More

Minnesota Timberwolves – Losing Kevin Love Isn’t so Bad

Posted on 4 Jan, 2013, by in NBA

The Minnesota Timberwolves have gotten used to playing without their best players. Ricky Rubio is out with back spasms and Kevin Love got injured again. Even that couldn’t deny them the win. More

Dirk Nowitzki Shines in Fourth to Grab Series Lead

Posted on 10 Jun, 2011, by in NBA

Dirk Nowitzki with 29 points led the Dallas Mavericks to a 112-103 win with another great run in the fourth quarter while LeBron James and the Miami Heat crumbled again when it mattered the most. More