Minnesota's been determined to unload Kevin Martin and JJ Barea in a Love deal -- no easy task for Cavs to make work without a third team.
Barea to play today. No Pek
Minneapolis Star Tribune "J.J. Barea was the subject of trade rumors this past week leading up to Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, but in the end he stayed with the Timberwolves. He’s proven to be an important player off the bench for the Wolves: In their 26 wins heading into Saturday’s game at Utah, he was shooting 43..." February 23
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Memphis and Minnesota have hit a logjam in talks involving Tayshaun Prince and Tony Allen for Chase Budinger and J.J. Barea, sources say.
Yahoo! Sports "The Memphis Grizzlies are discussing a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves centered on forward Chase Budinger and guard J.J. Barea, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Memphis wants to include forward Tayshaun Prince into the package and the deal could be expanded to include guard Tony Allen,..." February 18
Hearing Minnesota among teams expressing interest in trading for Denver's Andre Miller ... provided JJ Barea moves elsewhere before deadline
Fox Sports North "J.J. Barea isn't about to change. Even if it means getting tossed from a game every now and then. "I'm gonna play the game I was raised to play," Barea said. "I care a lot. I compete. I'm gonna get mad if stuff doesn't go my way." A prolonged argument with officials saw Barea receive two..." February 04
Minneapolis Star Tribune "J.J. Barea chatted with reporters after practice on Monday about Saturday night's ejection in the fourth quarter at Atlanta after he refused to quit complaining to the officials about their work and was whistled for two technical fouls. "I just got a little frustrated with a couple calls," he..." February 04
Another injury thing from last nite: JJ bruised his back in fall and moving carefully today
Fox Sports North "Every time the Mavericks come to town, J.J. Barea gets to relive it. A stunned Miami Heat crowd. LeBron James walking off the floor, bitter disappointment in his eyes. Dirk Nowitzki doing the same with tears of joy in his. Then came the championship parade and celebration upon the 2011..." November 08
#Twolves JJ Barea (personal) and Dante Cunningham (flu-like symptoms) are both practicing today.
Real GM Basketball "The Dallas Mavericks pursued J.J. Barea at the beginning of the summer and Barea has remained open to a return to the team with which he won the 2011 NBA championship. "It's a great relationship with Mark Cuban. If they want to bring me back to Dallas I am very [good] with it" Barea said. "But..." September 02
Souce: #Twolves still feel like Dallas is a team they can do business w/, Re: Barea - can't argue that Barea is as much a SG as he is a PG.
Dallas Morning News "The lessons J.J. Barea learned in Dallas continue to serve him well in his post-Maverick life. The little point guard has embraced the sixth-man role with the Minnesota Timberwolves, proving that he took good notes in those seasons when he was watching Jason Terry do that job with the..." March 11
Miami Herald "Timberwolves guard J.J. Barea, who was ejected Monday night for an altercation with Ray Allen and directed obscenities toward Allen as he left the floor, had strong words for the Heat’s guard after the game. “I’ve been playing in the NBA seven years,” Barea told the Minneapolis Star Tribune. “I..." March 06
Minneapolis Star Tribune "The NBA on Tuesday downgraded Timberwolves guard J.J. Barea’s flagrant foul incurred during Monday’s loss to Miami, just as he predicted it would. The decision by the league office never will bring back the eight minutes Barea missed at the end of Monday’s game. That’s when he was automatically..." March 06