Torn Achilles Sidelines Puerto Rico's Barea For NBA Mavs
Muhammad Rameez 7 days ago Sun 13th January 2019 | 10:27 AM
Washington, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 13th Jan, 2019 ) :Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea, who helped the club capture the 2011 NBA crown, will be sidelined indefinitely after an MRI on Saturday revealed a torn right Achilles tendon.
The 34-year-old Puerto Rican has averaged 10.9 points and 5.
6 assists as the first man off the Mavericks bench this season after a 2017-18 campaign with career bests of 11.6 points, 6.3 assists and 2.9 rebounds a contest.
Barea is in his 13th NBA campaign and his second five-season stint with Dallas after three years in between with Minnesota.
At 20-22, the Mavericks are 12th in the NBA Western Conference, 2 1/2 games behind theLos Angeles Lakers for the eighth and final West playoff berth.