Tyson Chandler turned his ankle when he tripped over J.J. Barea coming off court late in game but said it's not serious. "I'm all right."
JJ Barea has been a crazy effective sparkplug off the bench tonight in this 4th quarter.
Rockets are 3 of 15 since they held their 18-point lead. Mavericks within four with Barea going to line for one ft.
J.J. Barea to the rescue? Scoreless in 5 minutes through 3Q, he has 2 buckets and 2 assists in 4 4Q minutes.
Dallas has a whole lotta momentum going right now. Barea just made a layup and was fouled by Beverley - he will shoot a FT.
Jameer Nelson limping after drive as Dallas gets a time out. Looks OK. Barea his backup.
Devin Harris will play for Mavs after missing last 2 games. J.J. Barea averaged 15 points, 7 assists with Harris out.
Seen that one before. J.J. Barea baits opposing PG (Price in this case) into a push off foul be being annoying defensively.
J.J. Barea giving me flashbacks with that last play. Where’s Andrew Bynum when you need him?
To compound it, DAL grabbed Crowder missed and-1 FT, and J.J. Barea hit a leaning 3 to beat the buzzer. That's a 7-0 run in 6 seconds.
I have a feeling Andrew Bynum wouldn't have allowed JJ Barea to do that
More minutes for JJ Barea tonight now that Devin Harris has been ruled out. JJ shined big-time in Wednesday's 105-102 win at Washington.
Reminder in light of his 4Q on Wed., JJ Barea was undrafted in 2006. Only 5 plyrs drafted in 06 have played more gms, 9 have scored more pts
Coach Carlisle, Dirk, Monta and JJ Barea, all felt like their 9-3 record was finally validated because they defeated a team like the Wiz
Maaaannnnn, what a win. So many nice layers to that joint. Ridiculous BWright flushes. Barea's out of body final stretch. Monta show. And...
Goddamnit Mavs fans. We all saw that play too. (I would've gone with Barea three honestly)
Really nice Mavs win in Washington tonight 105-102. Monta scored a season hi for any Mav, 34 pts. Great 4Q for JJ Barea w/ 10 pts & 4 asst
JJ Barea just ended an impressive performance -- 14-6-4 -- as the Mavs' crunch-time point guard.
Final: Mavs 105, Wizards 102. Monta Ellis scores 18 of his 34 in 1st. J.J. Barea scores 10 of his 14 and dishes 4 of his 6 assists in 4th.
J.J. Barea has dribbled approximately 9876 times in this game.
With Harris out & Felton serving a suspension, J.J. Barea becomes the backup PG. Crowder likely sees time at the 2 with Jefferson inactive.
J.J. Barea throws the lowest lob in NBA history to Dirk, who finishes from a couple of feet below the rim.