JJ Barea just ran right into Boozer screen - smacked pretty hard - not happy about it either
J.J. Barea with two layups and just gave Jeremy Lin a bloody nose. Lakers need to sign Andrew Bynum to a one-day contract ASAP.
Consecutive buckets at the rim from J.J. Barea have Dallas up 23-20 late in the 1st. Jordan Hill leads all early scorers with 6 points.
Clarkson seems surprised by the speed of JJ Barea
Barea: "I hit somebody when they were driving. I tried to hold him up with my left hand and I jammed my thumb. It’s a sprained ligament."
Barea (thumb) is going to try and play tonight. Devin (hand) is out.
To clarify on the Barea injury, it's a left thumb sprain.
Mavs announced that Devin Harris is doubtful due to right hand injury and JJ Barea is questionable due to left thumb strain.
Barea (left thumb strain) is questionable, Harris (right hand injury) is doubtful & Parsons (left ankle injury) is out vs. Warriors.
Added to tonight's injury report for the Mavs: JJ Barea (L thumb sprain) & Devin Harris (R hand injury). Both questionable vs GS (730, FSSW)
Always such a surprise when an opposing guard gets hot the moment Barea starts guarding him.
J.J. Barea listed as the starting small forward for Dallas tonight. Rick Carlisle is out-small balling Lionel Hollins tonight.
Mavs go smallball with starting 5: Rondo, Barea, Ellis, Jefferson, Dirk
Good point from Roland Beech: Everybody talks about Barea starting in 2011 Finals. Brian Cardinal entering rotation gets overlooked.
Roland Beech on the 2011 Finals: "We felt our closing lineup was the best in the league." More important than making Barea a starter?
Half: Mavs 53, Hawks 47. Monta Ellis 15 points. J.J. Barea 9 points, 4 assists.
Order has been restored in Atlanta. JJ Barea is dribbling. A lot.
Bernard James starts for Tyson Chandler, and J.J. Barea starts for Rajon Rondo.
Wifey says this convo happened at 1:52 AM in my sleep --- Me: JJ Barea is just the best at getting in the way Wife: of what? Me: defense
J.J. Barea confirms he was a small forward Sunday: "I was playing the 3, so that goes on my resume. I started at the 3 in the league."