J.J. Barea





6 ft0 in

/ 1.83m


185 lbs

/ 83.9kg


20180906 mannie jackson human spirit award

J.J. Barea, Tina Charles and Boris Diaw are honored with the Mannie Jackson Human Spirit Award.

0021701170 DAL ORL RECAP

Aaron Gordon puts up 20 points while Jamel Artis scores 18 off the bench as the Magic get a win over the Mavericks 105-100. Kyle Collinsworth had 14 points, 9 rebounds, and 6 assists off the bench for Dallas in the loss.


J. J. Barea gets a screen from Johnathan Motley and dishes him a no-look pass in the paint for a two-handed slam.

0021701164 por dal recap

Dennis Smith Jr. put up 18 points, 8 rebounds, and 8 assists as the Mavericks get a win over the Blazers 115-109. Damian Lillard scored 29 points for Portland in the loss.

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J. J. Barea shows off the range with a triple from deep.

0021701093 CHA DAL RECAP

Kemba Walker Scores 24 point and Dwight Howard adds 18 points and 23 rebounds as the Hornets defeat the Mavericks 102-98.

0021701093 cha dal J.J. Barea Assist Q4

J.J. Barea dishes the one-hand pass down low to Yogi Ferrell under the basket for the reverse layup.

0021701076 UTA DAL RECAP

Donovan Mitchell leads all scorers with 26 points and five rebounds as the Jazz defeat the Mavericks 119-112.

20180320 Top 10

Check out the top 10 plays of Tueday's night of NBA action.

0021701061 dal nop recap

Anthony Davis goes off for 37 points and eight rebounds to propel the Pelicans past the Mavericks 115-105.

0021701061 dal nop powell dunk q4 wsc

Dwight Powell catches the lob from J.J. Barea with one hand and slams the alley-oop dunk.

0021701031 DAL TOR barea assist q2 wsc

J.J. Barea dimes it across the arc to Doug McDermott to knock down the triple.

0021700997 HOU DAL noel dunk q1

J.J. Barea finds Nerlens Noel on the drive to the basket for the alley-oop.

0021700997 HOU DAL powell dunk q1

J.J. Barea throws it up to Dwight Powell at the rim for the alley-oop slam.

20180310 Move of the night

J.J. Barea loses his defender as he changes directions with a spin move before pulling up and nailing the jump shot.

0021700989 mem dal RECAP

Harrison Barnes totals 25 points and seven rebounds as the Mavericks pull away with their 21st victory of the season after a 114-80 win against the Grizzlies.

0021700989 mem dal barea layup q3

J.J. Barea spins around Ben McLemore III and throws in the layup.

0021700989 mem dal barea jumper q1

J.J. Barea spins and drains the stepback jumper.

0021700961 DEN DAL Noel And1 Q3

J.J. Barea throws it up to Nerlens Noel for the alley-oop and-one bucket.

0021700961 DEN DAL Powell Slam Q1

J.J. Barea throws it up to Dwight Powell for the one-handed alley-oop slam.


Professional History

2013-14 SEASON:
Finished his eighth NBA season (third in Minnesota) by playing in 79 games, the second-highest total of his career... Averaged 8.4 ppg, 1.9 rpg and 3.8 apg in 18.6 mpg; his percentages from the floor(38.7%) and from long range (31.6%) were his lowest since his rookie 2006-07 year with Dallas... Shot 79.0% from the FT line, boosting that to 84.5%(60-for-71) since Jan. 1... Missed two games due to injury (Mar. 24 at Memphis,Apr. 9 vs. Chicago).. Made his lone start in the Apr. 4 double-overtime victory at Miami, netting 13 points and a season-high six rebounds in a season-best 38:50...Equaled his season high with the 21-point effort at Portland on Feb. 23 (also Nov. 15 at Denver); it's the 28th 20+ outing of his career... The Mar. 28 game vs. the L.A. Lakers was the 500th of his NBA career... Grabbed his 1000th career rebound Mar. 19 at Dallas, and went over the 4000-career-point mark Feb. 12 vs. Denver... The 8-for-8 effort Feb.12 vs. Denver was one short of the club single-game mark for most FGs made without a miss... Handed out a season-high 11 assists Dec. 16 at Boston, part of his 12th career point/assist double-double; Minnesota went 17-9 when he dealt 5+ assists... Went without a blocked shot for the third season in a row; he's now played 262 games since his most recent block, the longest such drought in the NBA in the past 30 years... Helped Puerto Rico earn a silver medal at the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship, held in Venezuela... Tallied 14.0 ppg (45.1%), 3.4 rpg and 3.8 apg in 10 contests as Puerto Rico qualified for the 2014 FIBA World Cup.

2012-13: Completed his second season with the Wolves and seventh in the NBA by playing in 74 games and logging a career-high 1713 minutes (23.1 mpg)… Averaged 11.3 ppg, a career-high 2.8 rpg and 4.0 apg while shooting 41.7% from the floor and 78.4% from the line… Fired in a team- and career-best 97 three-pointers; he also led Minnesota by hitting 34.6% from beyond the arc… Started a pair of games (Nov. 30 vs. Milwaukee, Dec. 23 at New York) and missed seven due to injury; he was sidelined for five contests (Nov. 9-16) due to a sprained left foot and two (Jan. 9-11) with back spasms… Led Minnesota in 4th-quarter scoring for the season, netting 310 of his 834 points in the final stanza (37.2% of his total)… Collected 12 of his team-high 17 points (and all five assists) in the 4th quarter of the Jan. 3 win at Denver… Scored a team- and season-high 23 points Apr. 12 at Utah, his sixth 20+ outing and the 10th time he led the Wolves; the 9-for-10 effort from the line set career highs in both categories… Posted team highs with 20 points and six assists Apr. 6 vs. Detroit, one of 16 times he led in assists… Led all scorers with 21 points Mar. 26 at Detroit, matching his career best with five three-pointers; he also rang up five treys in the Mar. 12 victory over San Antonio… The Feb. 22 game at Oklahoma City was the 400th of his NBA career; he scored his 3000th point Jan. 13 at San Antonio… Picked off a season-high three steals Mar. 9 at Denver, logged a season-high 37:55 Dec. 23 at New York and hauled down a seasonhigh seven rebounds Dec. 26 vs. Houston… Contributed 11 points and a season-high 10 assists Dec. 4 at Philadelphia, his lone double-double of the year (12th career)..

2011-12: Finished his first season in Minnesota and sixth in the NBA by registering career highs in scoring (11.3 ppg), assists (5.7 apg), rebounds (2.8 rpg) and minutes played (25.2 mpg)… Shot 40.0% from the floor, 37.1% (53-for-143) from three-point range and 77.6% from the line… Saw action in 41 games, missing a total of 22 due to injury and drawing three DNP-CDs… Started the final 11 contests, his only starts of the year; he averaged 16.0 ppg (42.1%) and 9.3 apg in 36.1 mpg in those 11, while shooting 43.3% (26-for-60) from three-point distance and collecting five point/assist double-doubles (seven total)… Played all 48 minutes Apr. 22 vs. Golden State, the first complete game by a Timberwolves player since Dec. 21, 2007 (Sebastian Telfair vs. Indiana)… Tallied a season-high 28 points Apr. 17 vs. Memphis, one of five 20+ efforts on the season; his five treys in that game tied a career best… Dished a career-high 15 assists Apr. 11 at Denver, the Wolves' best since Troy Hudson dealt 15 vs. Cleveland on Feb. 28, 2003… Notched his first career triple-double Mar. 23 at Oklahoma City (25 pts, 10 reb, 14 ast); he's the eighth player in club history to post a triple-double (first since 2007) and the first to accomplish that feat in a reserve role… Led Minnesota with 18 points and 11 assists Mar. 21 at San Antonio; he was credited with 10+ assists in five of his final seven road outings, averaging 11.1 apg in that stretch… Handed out his 1000th career assist Mar. 7 vs. Portland, and went over the 2500-point mark Mar. 21 at San Antonio… Led the Wolves with 22 points (going 5-for-6 from beyond the arc) in the Feb. 22 win over Utah, one of seven times he was Minnesota's top scorer..

2010-11: Averaged a career-high 9.5 points, 2.0 rebounds, career-high 3.9 assists and career-high 20.5 minutes in 81 games (2 starts), while shooting 43.9% (285-649 FGs) from the field, 34.9% (66-189 3FG) from 3-point range and 84.7% (133-157 FTs) from the line… Had three double-doubles and five games with 20+ points… Recorded four games with 10+ assists… Tallied 10 points (5-10 FG), 5 rebounds, and 7 assists in 23 minutes at Memphis (11/10/10)… Had a game-high 19 points (7-14 FG, 1-4 3FG, 4-4 FT) in 22 minutes vs. Philadelphia (11/12/10)… Dished out a career-high 13 assists in 27 minutes vs. New Jersey (12/9/10)… Had his career-high 29 points (11-21 FG, 1-4 3FG, 6-6 FT) in 36 minutes at MIL (1/1/11)… Recorded 25 points (9-12 FGs, 3-4 3FGs, 4-4 FTs), including 18 first-half points, in 33 minutes vs. the Clippers (1/25/11)… Notched 20 points (8-12 FG, 2-4 3FG), including 15 fourth-quarter points, in 22 minutes at Sacramento (2/9/11)…Tallied 15 points and 6 assists vs. Phoenix (4/10/11)… It was his seventh straight game with 10+ points, marking his longest double figure scoring streak of his career (3/30-4/10/11)..

2009-10: Averaged 7.6 points, 1.9 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 19.8 minutes in 78 games (18 starts) while shooting 44.0% (232-527 FG) from the floor, 35.7% (56-157 3FGs) from 3-point range and career-high 84.4% (76-90 FT) from the line… As a starter, averaged 11.1 points, 2.0 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 25.7 minutes… Recorded 25 games with 10+ points, six games with 15+ points, and three games with 20+ points… Had a career-high 12 assists vs. Toronto (11/7/09) -- the most assists off the bench by a Mavs reserve since Derek Harper had 13 vs. Philadelphia (2/19/87)… Scored a season-high 23 points (10-13 FGs),...(8-15 FG, 3-5 3FG vs. Houston (12/18/09)… .

2008-09: Averaged career-highs in many statistical categories including points (7.8), rebounds (2.2), assists (3.4), minutes (20.3), games (79) and starts (15)… Shot 44.2% (246-557 FG) from the field (career-high), 35.7% (55-154 3FG) from 3-point range and 75.3% (70-93 FT) from the line… Recorded 20 10-point games and six 20-point games… Had 15 points (7-11 FG), including game-winning 3-pointer with 50.2 seconds to go vs. the Clippers (12/2/08)… In his first start of season, tallied 18 points (6-14 FG) in 31 minutes vs. Phoenix (12/4/08)… Recorded 21 points and 5 assists in a career-high 40 minutes vs. San Antonio (12/9/08)… Tallied 20 points, six assists, a career-high three steal, and one block in 37 minutes vs. Chicago (2/7/09)… Scored a then career-high 26 points at Houston (2/20/09)… .

2007-08: In 44 games (9 starts), averaged 4.3 points, 1.1 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 10.5 minutes… Shot 41.8% (71-170 FG) from the field, 38.9% (21-54 3FG) from 3-point range, and 80.0% (28-35 FTs) from the line… Shot a perfect 4-4 from 3-point range to score 25 points (9-11 FG, 4-4 3FG, 3-3 FT) in second career start vs. Sacramento (11/3/06)… Had 31 games on inactive list, including the final 18 of season. .

2006-07: In 33 games (1 start), averaged 2.4 points and 5.8 minutes per game… Shot 35.9% (28-78 FG) from the field, 28.6% (5-21 3FG) from 3-point range and 66.7% (16- 24 FT) from the free throw line… Scored 13 of 16 points in the fourth quarter vs. Utah (4/13/07)… Recorded his first career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds (5 offensive) in 31 minutes at Golden State (4/17/07)... Assigned to the D-League’s Ft.Worth Flyers (1/18-1/31/07)… In 8 games (6 starts) with the Flyers, averaged 27.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, 7.8 assists and 1.3 assists in 36.6 minutes per game… Shot 52.3% (79-151 FGs) from the field, 43.8% (21-48 3FGs) from 3-point range and 78.0% (39-50 FTs) from the line in Ft. Worth..

Represented Puerto Rico in five games at the 2010 FIBA World Championships (Istanbul, Turkey), averaging a team-high 16.4 points, 5.4 assists and 3.8 rebounds... Represented Puerto Rico in five games at the 2008 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament (Athens, Greece), averaging 12.4 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists... Played for Puerto Rico (finished in third place) in the 2007 FIBA Americas Tournament, averaging 7.5 points, 1.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 8 games.

Averaged 21.0 points, 4.4 rebounds, 8.4 assists as a senior... CAA Preseason All-Conference First Team selection... CollegeInsider.com Preseason Mid-Major All-America selection... Named CAACo-Player of the Week (11/22)… Scored 22 points in season opener vs. Brown... Followed that with 28 points and 14 assists in comeback win over Central Connecticut… Converted 10-13 FGs, including 3-3 3FGs in 23- point effort against Lasell... Earned All-Tournament Team honors for a 45-point, 18-assist effort over 2 games in the California Golden Bear Classic...Moved into third on the NU all-time field goals list in that game, surpassing Mark Halsel (1980-84)... Scored 26 points with 10 assists in victory over Georgia State... Followed with his second-straight double-double, a season-high 32 points and 10 assists in 38 minutes at Old Dominion.

Signed as a free agent by Minnesota on Dec. 14, 2011... Signed as a free agent by Dallas on Aug. 11, 2006 and re-signed with the Mavs on July 9, 2008...

Born and raised in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico… Parents are Jaime Barea and Marta Mora… Has two older brothers, Jamie J. Barea and Jason J. Barea… Chosen as the flag bearer for the Puerto Rican delegation at the Centro American Games to be held in July in hometown of Mayaguez, PR.

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