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SportsDay Jun 6, 2019
10 things to know about Mavs guard J.J. Barea, including dust-ups with Russell Westbrook and his real height

10 things to know about Mavs guard J.J. Barea, including dust-ups with Russell Westbrook and his real height

Here are 10 things you might not know about the point guard J.J. Barea.10. His mother isn't fooled by what the NBA says about his heightBarea is officially listed at 6 feet tall but in an interview with WFAA, his mom says he is only 5' 10 ¾".9. His size can lead to some creative attemptsIt can get tough for a guy that's more than a foot shorter than people he's competing against. This can lead to some interesting tactics, such as the time Barea tried (and almost succeeded) to dribble through the legs of 7'3" Hasheem Thabeet.8. He admired a fellow short NBA player when growing upIn an...
The Smoking Cuban Jun 4, 2019

Dallas Mavericks: J.J. Barea hopeful to play in 2019 FIBA World Cup

Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea wants to represent Puerto Rico in the 2019 FIBA World Cup, but his injury may prevent him. Find out the latest. Dallas Mavericks fans adore J.J. Barea. Following Dirk Nowitzki’s retirement, Barea is the last member of the Mavs 2011 championship team still in their uniform. He also won over the […] Dallas Mavericks: J.J. Barea hopeful to play in 2019 FIBA World Cup - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Smoking Cuban May 29, 2019

Dallas Mavericks: It’s time to stop comparing everyone to the 2011 Mavs

The 2011 Dallas Mavericks championship team is considered by many to be the most impressive, unexpected title run in NBA history. Yet, a new team is compared to those Mavs every year. Problem is, none of them are as impressive. There is only one Dirk Nowitzki. There is only one Jason Kidd, J.J. Barea, Jason […] Dallas Mavericks: It’s time to stop comparing everyone to the 2011 Mavs - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SportsDay May 27, 2019
10 things you need to know about Mavs' forward Dwight Powell, including why he didn't hear his name called on draft night

10 things you need to know about Mavs' forward Dwight Powell, including why he didn't hear his name called on draft night

Here are 10 things to know about Mavericks forward Dwight Powell. Powell has been the subject of rumors already this offseason. See note number two in this story or click here for more. 1. He's not just a basketball playerWhile participating in a celebrity baseball game may not actually show baseball skills, it can be confirmed that Powell is a multi-sport athlete with at least some ability after he was named MVP of Dirk Nowitzki's 2016 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game. We do know this photo proves Powell is a lot taller than teammate J.J. Barea.2. Money, money, moneyPowell, who was a...
The Smoking Cuban May 26, 2019

NBA Draft: Jared Harper could be the next J.J. Barea

The NBA Draft is less than a month away, and fans are getting familiar with the prospects. Here is why point guard Jared Harper could be the next J.J. Barea. The NBA Draft gives fans of all 30 teams hope. It is a night where anything can happen from a blockbuster trade to drafting a […] NBA Draft: Jared Harper could be the next J.J. Barea - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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