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SportsDay Oct 11, 2018
Why you shouldn’t underestimate effects of China hangover on Mavericks’ season start

Why you shouldn’t underestimate effects of China hangover on Mavericks’ season start

J.J. Barea, among others, has stressed that beyond anything else, the Mavericks have to get off to a good start this season."If we start bad again, it's just downhill," Barea said Thursday. "The start has to be awesome - at least .500."Compared to the last two seasons, when the Mavericks started out 2-13 and 2-14, .500 would be awesome.And they have to overcome some challenging factors, most notably recovering from two preseason games in China against Philadelphia. The travel demands of that trip cannot be overlooked. On Thursday at least two players, several basketball staffers and others...
SportsDay Oct 4, 2018
DeAndre Jordan could be an All-Star this season, but it will only make it easier for him to leave Dallas

DeAndre Jordan could be an All-Star this season, but it will only make it easier for him to leave Dallas

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered questions during a live chat recently. Here are some highlights, edited for clarity.Do you think DeAndre Jordan has a chance to make the All-Star team this year?Newy Scruggs: DeAndre Jordan will be getting passes from Dennis Smith, Jr, J.J. Barea, Devin Harris and Luka Doncic so he will be able to put up some nice numbers for a center. Jordan is still a top rebounder in the NBA and add in the fact his is a free...
The Smoking Cuban Sep 30, 2018

Dallas Mavericks: Jalen Brunson will play an important role

The Dallas Mavericks have two sets of guards on this year’s team: the old and the young. How will these two groups co-exist on the same team? Jalen Brunson may be the key. The Dallas Mavericks are going to be a pretty guard heavy team once again. Between Dennis Smith Jr., Luka Doncic, J.J. Barea, […] Dallas Mavericks: Jalen Brunson will play an important role - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Sep 28, 2018
J.J. Barea suffers hamstring strain during camp

J.J. Barea suffers hamstring strain during camp

The Dallas Mavs suffered a pair of injuries during Thursday’s practice session, as both Harrison Barnes and J.J. Barea went down with hamstring issues. Barnes will be out of commission for roughly 10 days with a right hamstring, but Barea (left hamstring) has been listed as day-to-day. “Harrison tweaked his hamstring yesterday, so he’s going […] The post J.J. Barea suffers hamstring strain during camp appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Smoking Cuban Sep 28, 2018

Dallas Mavericks: J.J. Barea also hampered by hamstring injury

Dallas Mavericks point guard, J.J. Barea, has also come down with a hamstring injury from practice today, but his appears to be less significant than Harrison Barnes. The Dallas Mavericks had their first round of injuries in yesterday’s practice, as Harrison Barnes and J.J. Barea each went down with hamstring injuries. The initial report talked […] Dallas Mavericks: J.J. Barea also hampered by hamstring injury - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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