July 16 9:10 AM PT10:10 AM MT11:10 AM CT12:10 PM ET16:10 GMT0:10 9:10 AM MST11:10 AM EST20:10 UAE18:1012:10 ET11:10 AM CT15:10 - The Mavericks have re-signed Barea, who will get significantly more money to provide depth behind newcomer Deron Williams after center DeAndre Jordan backed out on a deal to join Dallas. Analysis: Barea signed a four-year, $16 million contract after spending last season with the Mavericks. He originally agreed to a two-year deal at less than $6 million, but Dallas had more money under the salary cap without the max contract of four years and $80 million for Jordan, who re-signed with the Los Angeles Clippers.
July 6 1:45 PM PT2:45 PM MT3:45 PM CT4:45 PM ET20:45 GMT4:45 1:45 PM MST3:45 PM EST0:45 UAE (+1)22:4516:45 ET3:45 PM CT19:45 - Barea is returning to Dallas after considering a move to Miami in free agency. Analysis: The deal is reportedly for two years and $5.6 million. Barea told a newspaper in Puerto Rico that he was rejoining Dallas. The Mavericks brought back Barea early last season when Minnesota bought out the remainder of the four-year deal he signed after playing a key role in the Mavericks' run to the NBA championship in 2011.
Mar. 25 8:39 PM PT9:39 PM MT10:39 PM CT11:39 PM ET3:39 GMT11:39 8:39 PM MST10:39 PM EST7:39 UAE (+1)04:3923:39 ET9:39 PM CT2:39 - Barea has suffered an ankle injury and will miss some time. Analysis: Barea had been listed as questionable.
Oct. 29 3:54 PM PT4:54 PM MT5:54 PM CT6:54 PM ET22:54 GMT6:54 3:54 PM MST5:54 PM EST2:54 UAE (+1)23:5418:54 ET4:54 PM CT20:54 - Barea is the latest to join the championship reunion for the Dallas Mavericks. The diminutive guard who played a key role in Dallas' 2011 NBA Finals victory over Miami signed with the Mavericks on Wednesday after clearing waivers following his release by Minnesota. Analysis: Barea is back with Dirk Nowitzki and Tyson Chandler, the center whose leadership played a big part in the franchise's only championship.
Oct. 27 12:06 PM PT1:06 PM MT2:06 PM CT3:06 PM ET19:06 GMT3:06 12:06 PM MST2:06 PM EST23:06 UAE20:0615:06 ET1:06 PM CT17:06 - The Minnesota Timberwolves have reached a buyout agreement with veteran guard J.J. Barea to get down to the roster limit of 15 players. Analysis: Coach Flip Saunders announced the decision Monday. Barea had one year and $4.5 million remaining on his contract. But Saunders didn't believe there would be as much playing time for him this season with Ricky Rubio and Mo Williams entrenched as the team's top two point guards.