J. J. Barea G DAL 2 Days

Barea returned to the bench Monday after starting in Dallas' previous outings. He played 15 minutes and finished with three points and one assist

Coach Rick Carlisle opted to return to a more traditional lineup after starting Barea in a three-guard lineup against the Nets. He remains an efficient player whose minutes tend to fluctuate.

J. J. Barea G DAL 4 Days

Barea moved into the starting lineup alongside Rajon Rondo and Monta Ellis on Saturday, scoring seven points (3-9 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 1-2 FT) with two rebounds and one assist in 22 minutes.

Coach Rick Carlisle went small with Chandler Parsons and Tyson Chandler out, but it didn't result in a victory, nor did it result in a great night for Barea. While starting in place of Rondo, Barea was worth of ownership, but at this current level of production, he can be safely left on the waiver-wire in most formats.

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Barea is starting Saturday's game against the Nets, the Mavericks' official site reports.

With Chandler Parsons (ankle) and Tyson Chandler (hip) out of commission, coach Rick Carlisle is opting for a three-guard starting lineup featuring Rajon Rondo, Monta Ellis, and J.J. Barea, the latter of which is manning the three. In nine previous nods this season, Barea has averaged 11.4 points (on 43 percent shooting), five assists, 3.8 rebounds, and 1.2 three-pointers in 30 minutes.

J. J. Barea G DAL 8 Days

Barea scored 13 points on 6-of-10 shooting Wednesday. He added a team-high seven assists in the loss to the Hawks.

Barea started in place of the suspended Rajon Rondo and was effective for most of the game.

J. J. Barea G DAL 8 Days

Barea got the nod for the suspended Rajon Rondo in Atlanta on Wednesday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Rondo has been suspended one game for "conduct detrimental to the team" after his very public encounter with coach Rick Carlisle during Tuesday's outing. In his place, Barea will start his ninth contest of the season. During the previous eight, he averaged 11.3 points (on 41 percent shooting), 4.8 assists, 3.6 rebounds, and 1.3 three-pointers in 30 minutes.

J. J. Barea G DAL 8 Days

Barea scored 13 points Tuesday in a win over the Raptors. He added three assists and a rebound in 19 minutes off the bench.

Barea scored in double-figures for the first time in the last five games. He's averaging 18.2 minutes of action over that stretch as he competes with Rajon Rondo and Devin Harris for playing time.

J. J. Barea G DAL 10 Days

Barea scored eight points on 3-of-5 shooting Sunday. He added two assists in a win over the Hornets.

Barea played 11 minutes off the bench and remains an efficient but inconsistent fantasy option.

J. J. Barea G DAL 12 Days

Barea did not score Friday in a win over the Rockets. He finished 0-of-5 from the field but did manage to hand out five assists.Barea played just 12 minutes with Devin Harris playing 30 minutes and starter Rajon Rondo registering 21 minutes.

J. J. Barea G DAL 21 Days

Barea scored a team-high 22 points Wednesday in a win over the Jazz. He finished 8-of-15 from the field, including 4-of-7 from behind the arc.Barea stepped up his game with Rajon Rondo sidelined and Monta Ellis nursing a hip injury. Dallas hopes both players will be healthy following the All-Star break but Barea will continue to have added value until that time.

J. J. Barea G DAL 23 Days

Barea scored 15 points (6-10 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 2-2 FT) in a loss to the Clippers on Monday. He added seven assists and two rebounds.Barea played 34 minutes and shouldered an even bigger bulk of minutes with Monta Ellis leaving with an undisclosed hip injury. He will continue to see extra minutes with Ellis limping and Rajon Rondo sidelined.