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The Smoking Cuban Jul 21, 2018

Dallas Mavericks: Watch Mark Cuban and J.J. Barea on Bar Rescue

Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban and guard J.J. Barea are teaming up with Jon Taffer to rebuild a community in Puerto Rico on the show Bar Rescue. Members of the Dallas Mavericks are hitting your television sets on Sunday, July 22.  No, the team will not be in action, but owner Mark Cuban and guard J.J. […] Dallas Mavericks: Watch Mark Cuban and J.J. Barea on Bar Rescue - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SportsDay Jul 19, 2018

How the Mavericks' J.J. Barea and Mark Cuban wound up on an upcoming episode of 'Bar Rescue'

Shortly after the Mavericks' season ended, guard J.J. Barea and owner Mark Cuban took a trip to Puerto Rico to help with reconstruction of a beachfront bar that was destroyed by Hurricane Maria and was to be featured on the hit show Bar Rescue.What they ended up doing was so much more than fixing up a demolished bar. It turned out to be a rewarding trip in so many ways, not only for Barea and Cuban, but also for the show's star, Jon Taffer, as the group took on the job of restoring a community center, a basketball court and a baseball field in addition to the bar.Taffer took a few minutes out...
SportsDay Jul 18, 2018
10 things to know about Mavs' Dwight Powell, like why he didn't hear his name called on draft night

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

Ten things to know about Mavericks forward Dwight Powell, who will be entering his fifth NBA season in 2018-19:1. He's not just a basketball playerDon't know if this photo proves Powell is a good baseball player, but 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 restricted free agent in 2016, got a four-year, $37 million-plus contract from the Mavericks.3. He didn't hear his name called when drafted in 2014NBA draft night is stressful enough for...
SportsDay Jul 17, 2018
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...
SportsDay Jul 11, 2018
Mavs G J.J. Barea named one of the winners of basketball's human spirit award for hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico

Mavs G J.J. Barea named one of the winners of basketball's human spirit award for hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico

Mavs G J.J. Barea has been named a winner of the 2018 Mannie Jackson award -- Basketball's Human Spirit Award. "The Mannie Jackson Award is an esteemed honor awarded only to those with the highest level of dedication to making a positive impact in the lives of others," said John L. Doleva, President and CEO of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. "The Basketball Hall of Fame is proud to recognize J.J. Barea, Tina Charles and Boris Diaw for the impact they have had on the national and global level. Our game spans the earth and so does the generosity and commitment of these three...

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