J.J. Barea throws the lowest lob in NBA history to Dirk, who finishes from a couple of feet below the rim.
JJ Barea had 11 assists tonight. The entire Philly club had 9.
James Ennis fearlessly backs JJ Barea down into the post. (Got his shot swatted from behind by Nowitzki though.)
J.J. Barea enters the game. He is guarding LeBron in Cleveland.
Tyson Chandler and J.J. Barea back on the Mavs. Feels like 2011 all over again.
Probably merits suspension. Not so different from the Bynum/Barea foul that got Bynum 5 games. Hair less violent/less follow-through.
Unselfish play by Barea, getting the steal and feeding Aminu on the break. Dirk then sits with 7:34 remaining. He shouldn't have to return.
That was the kind of Barea shot that infuriated me.
Crazy end-to-end sequence that started with two blocks by Tyson, then a steal by Barea, ends with a corner three from Devin. Wow.
Mark Cuban has said Dallas wants to emulate the Spurs, and they just made a Spursy move by signing a released player who will help in Barea.
17 bench points for Dallas led by Harris with 7 and Barea has 6. Mavs lead in New Orleans 45-36 mid 2nd
Others: Gal Mekel (cut by Mavs for JJ Barea), Toney Douglas, Jamaal Tinsley
Tyson on the return of Barea: "I walk in today and they got the giant and the little person back."
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."
Dirk joking around on getting Barea back: "If we can bring Peja and Cardinal back, it'd be pretty good moves."
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
Los Mavs están celebrando la vuelta de JJ Barea con una buena ovación del público
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.
J.J. Barea checks into a standing ovation late in the first quarter.
Barea comes in the game for the first time with 1:33 left in the 1st period. And he gets another loud ovation.
J.J. Barea just got a loud ovation during pregame introductions.
Mavs coach Rick Carlisle was asked by a Dallas reporter how he feels about having J.J. Barea back. His in-depth answer: "Good."