HoopsHype Jose Juan Barea Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: October 31, 2014 | 02:42 AM

David Aldridge

Others: Gal Mekel (cut by Mavs for JJ Barea), Toney Douglas, Jamaal Tinsley

Earl K. Sneed

Tyson on the return of Barea: "I walk in today and they got the giant and the little person back."

Tim MacMahon

Dirk giddy about having Tyson Chandler/J.J. Barea back. "I’m gonna call Peja & bring Brian Cardinal back and see if they can move somehow."

Earl K. Sneed

Dirk joking around on getting Barea back: "If we can bring Peja and Cardinal back, it'd be pretty good moves."

Paul Garcia

2 minutes left, Mavs are up 18 over Utah and about to pick up their first win. DAL with 7 players in double figures, JJ Barea playing w/ DAL

Earl K. Sneed

Somehow J.J. Barea, the shortest guy on the court, has 4 rebs to go with 4 pts. #DALvsUTA

Chema de Lucas

Los Mavs están celebrando la vuelta de JJ Barea con una buena ovación del público

Jody Genessy

Dallas fan favorite J.J. Barea and former Utah Jazz fan favorite Richard Jefferson are in the game for the Mavericks. #UTAatDAL

Aaron Falk

Huge cheer for Richard Jefferson as he checks in for Dallas. Or maybe it was for J.J. Barea's homecoming. So hard to tell.

Tim MacMahon

J.J. Barea checks into a standing ovation late in the first quarter.

Dwain Price

Barea comes in the game for the first time with 1:33 left in the 1st period. And he gets another loud ovation.

Earl K. Sneed

The crowd gives J.J. Barea a loud ovation as the entire @Dallas Mavericks roster is introduced. Then gets louder for Tyson, Parsons & Dirk.

Dwain Price

J.J. Barea just got a loud ovation during pregame introductions.

Dwain Price

"Tony Romo wasn’t drafted.'' -- #Mavs coach Rick Carlisle, referring to J.J. Barea, who also went undrafted

Eric Pincus

Added J.J. Barea/took off Gal Mekel from @BBallInsiders Dallas Mavericks Team Salary basketballinsiders.com/dallas-maveric…

Eric Pincus

J.J. Barea's contract should pay him about $1.3 mil with the Mavs - slightly prorated cap hit of $909,859 @BBallInsiders

Chris Sheridan

The #Mavs are paying four players to not play for them after waiving Gal Mekel to make room for JJ Barea #NBA sheridanhoops.com/2014/06/30/dal…

Jody Genessy

Mavs coach Rick Carlisle was asked by a Dallas reporter how he feels about having J.J. Barea back. His in-depth answer: "Good."

Dwain Price

You ever wonder how much court time, if any, will J.J. Barea see in tonight's home opener against the #Jazz?

Dwain Price

J.J. Barea's buyout with the #Timberwolves was roughly $3.2 million.

Mark Followill

The Mavs have won 5 straight against Utah dating back to March 2013. JJ Barea is expected to be available to play tonight for Dallas

Dwain Price

"I want 2 thank Minnesota. They treated me with respect my 3 years there. From the owner 2 everybody over there treated me good." - JJ Barea

Dwain Price

Barea all smiles and glad he’s back with the Mavs | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sp... star-telegram.com/2014/10/30/624… +@startelegram

Dwain Price

#Mavs guard J.J. Barea on his reception tonight: "Where I go eat n walk around the city, it's awesome. So it should be really fun tonight."

Dwain Price

"The first couple of times (up the court) is going to be a little weird. It's going to be different for me.'' -- #Mavs guard J.J. Barea

Dwain Price

#Mavs guard J.J. Barea: "Whatever they need me to do, I'll be ready. I'm playing great. I had a good summer."

Dwain Price

"I think we have a lot of talent and a lot of depth, and the way I see it, a bunch of good guys. So we’ll see how it goes.'' -- J.J. Barea

Tim MacMahon

J.J. Barea: 'I wish I would have never left': DALLAS – Guard J.J. Barea is giddy to be back in the city he cal... es.pn/1tUWQP6

Earl K. Sneed

Inside Report: J.J. Barea expected to make debut for @Dallas Mavericks in home opener against Jazz mavs.com/game-2-mavs-vs… #DALvsUTA

Earl K. Sneed

You can expect to see @Jose Juan Barea tonight for the @Dallas Mavericks vs. the Jazz. #DALvsUTA http://t.co/wKiuNZ9nwZ

Dwain Price

#Mavs guard J.J. Barea on leaving Dallas for Minnesota via free agency in 2011: "I wish I would have never left, but things happen."

Tim MacMahon

JJ Barea: "I wish I'd never left." Is your bank account happy you did? "No question."

Earl K. Sneed

Tonight, Monta Ellis will play his 600th career game. Also, J.J. Barea needs one FG to have 1,600 career makes. Stats via @alanrakowski.

Dwain Price

Mavs excited about having Barea back | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sports News on the Dal... star-telegram.com/2014/10/29/624… +@startelegram

Enric Corbella

El 'lobonés' Barea vuelve a los Dallas Mavericks tras dejar 'sólo' a Ricky marca.com/2014/06/20/bal… @marca

Dwain Price

Point guard J.J. Barea will be at the #Mavs' shootaround Thursday morning, according to president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson

Dwain Price

"It's a homecoming and we're just really, really excited about having him back." - #Mavs prez of bask operations Donnie Nelson on J.J. Barea

Dwain Price

In starting last 3 games of the '11 Finals, J.J. Barea had 40 pts, 8 reb. and 14 assists in 78 min. He was 16-of-32 on FGs, 5-of-10 on 3s.

Dwain Price

Mavs sign JJ Barea | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sports News on the Dallas Cowboys, Dalla... star-telegram.com/2014/10/29/624… +@startelegram

Kurt Helin

Mavericks sign J.J. Barea, waive Gal Mekel dlvr.it/7MLQPQ

Mark Followill

Expected roster moves official for the Mavs. Gal Mekel released to make room for return of J.J. Barea who signed this eve. Welcome back JJ!

Dwain Price

So Dirk, Tyson and Barea are the lone holdovers from the #Mavs' 2011 championship team.

Dwain Price

Only 75 minutes passed from the time the two #Mavs' press releases announced Gal Mekel's departure to JJ Barea's arrival.

Dwain Price

The #Mavs have officially signed point guard JJ Barea to a one-year contract.

Michael Dugat

Was away, but Barea deal is official.

Earl K. Sneed

Also, @Jose Juan Barea will now wear the No. 5. Monta Ellis already has the No. 11 to himself.

Tim MacMahon

JJ Barea deal is official. With Monta Ellis wearing his old No. 11, Barea will take No. 5.

Earl K. Sneed

Per @MavsPR, the @Dallas Mavericks have officially signed guard J.J. Barea.

Dwain Price

The #Mavs have officially waived PG Gal Mekel and are in the process of signing PG JJ Barea.