DTDJ.J. Barea
G DAL
7 hours ago

Barea (groin) has been upgraded from out to questionable for Saturday's contest against the Trail Blazers, Earl K. Sneed of the Mavericks' official site reports.

EDGE Analysis

Barea apparently felt better than expected after going through team activities Friday, causing an upgrade in status. More information regarding his availability should arrive following Saturday's morning shootaround. If he's ultimately held out against Portland, expect Yogi Ferrell and Devin Harris to continue seeing extended run in the backcourt.

DTDJ.J. Barea
G DAL
11 hours ago

The Mavericks have Barea (groin) listed as out for Saturday's game against the Trail Blazers.

EDGE Analysis

While Barea was able to return to practice Thursday, the point guard will be held out for at least one more game despite optimism regarding his status earlier in the week. In Barea's absence, look for Yogi Ferrell to continue operating as the primary backup point guard. Barea's next chance to play will be when the team returns home Monday to play the Wizards.

DTDJ.J. Barea
G DAL
1 day ago

Barea (groin) participated in Thursday's practice but is still questionable for Saturday's game against the Trail Blazers, Earl K. Sneed of the Mavericks' official site reports.

EDGE Analysis

While it appears as though Barea went through the full practice Thursday with no lingering problems, the Mavericks won't commit to his status for Saturday. Barring any setbacks, however, Barea should be good to go this weekend in Portland. Expect the team to provide another update on Barea after Dallas' shootaround Saturday morning.

DTDJ.J. Barea
G DAL
2 days ago

Barea (groin) said he's hopeful to play Saturday against the Trail Blazers, Earl K. Sneed of the Mavericks' official site reports. "It should be OK," Barea said Tuesday, regarding the health of his strained left groin.

EDGE Analysis

Barea was sidelined for Tuesday's 105-102 loss to the Nuggets, resulting in heavier workloads off the bench for Yogi Ferrell and Devin Harris, while rookie Kyle Collinsworth also entered the backcourt rotation. It doesn't sound like a long-term absence is on the table for Barea, who stands to benefit from the Mavericks' light schedule this week. If Barea is able to gradually increase his activity during workouts the next three days, his chances of rejoining the backcourt mix Saturday will increase.

DTDJ.J. Barea
G DAL
4 days ago

Barea has been ruled out for Tuesday's game against the Nuggets due to a groin injury, Eddie Sefko of the Dallas Morning News reports.

EDGE Analysis

The exact injury is unclear at this time, but it appears Barea tweaked his groin at some point during Saturday's overtime loss to the Lakers. His absence Tuesday may be precautionary, especially considering the Mavs have a few days off before Saturday's matchup with the Blazers. In Barea's absence, expect Yogi Ferrell and Devin Harris to pick up a few extra minutes.

DTDJ.J. Barea
G DAL
3 weeks ago

Barea collected 12 points (5-9 FG, 2-4 3Pt), 11 assists and seven rebounds in 25 minutes during Sunday's 116-113 victory over Oklahoma City.

EDGE Analysis

Barea was magnificent off the bench once again, pacing the team in assists to help them to the victory. He is not a flashy player by any means, but will give you double-figure scoring as well as a bundle of dimes on a nightly basis. When Seth Curry (lower leg) makes his return to the lineup, Barea's value could take a hit but there has been no update regarding Curry and his return does not seem imminent.

DTDJ.J. Barea
G DAL
3 weeks ago

Barea collected 14 points (5-10 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 1-2 FT), nine assists, two rebounds, one steal and one block across 24 minutes in Friday's 128-120 win over the Pelicans.

EDGE Analysis

Barea filled out the stat sheet in a modest amount of minutes, something that's been encouragingly common for the veteran this season. The 12-year veteran has eight double-digit scoring efforts in the last 11 games, and he's dished out between six and 12 dimes in nine of his last 10 contests as well. With his ability consistently offer multi-category production and typically high usage, Barea retains solid fantasy value across all formats, irrespective of his bench role.

DTDJ.J. Barea
G DAL
3 weeks ago

Barea tallied 20 points (9-18 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 0-1 FT), four assists and three rebounds across 22 minutes in Tuesday's 98-93 victory over Toronto.

EDGE Analysis

Barea was a sparkplug off the bench again Tuesday, finishing with a team-high 20 points. He continues to be fantasy relevant, having now scored in double figures in seven out of his last nine games while also averaging 6.6 assists. He won't contribute in the defensive categories but owners are running out of reasons not to give him a look.

DTDJ.J. Barea
G DAL
4 weeks ago

Barea finished with 15 points (6-11 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 1-1 FT), 12 assists, three steals and two rebounds across 29 minutes during Saturday's 112-97 loss to Atlanta.

EDGE Analysis

Barea recorded his third double-double of the season while also matching his season-high of three steals. He saw some additional playing time in this one, taking over down the stretch from Dennis Smith Jr. He has been surprisingly consistent this season and has now scored in double-figures in six of his last eight games. He continues to see limited minutes as the team manages him to avoid injury, but he is most certainly worth a look if you are in need of some assists and sneaky scoring from the point-guard position.

DTDJ.J. Barea
G DAL
1 month ago

Barea managed 16 points (6-11 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 2-2 FT), six rebounds and six assists across 25 minutes in Tuesday's 95-89 win over the Spurs.

EDGE Analysis

The veteran guard scored 14 of his 16 points after halftime to help the Mavericks mount a second-half comeback that ultimately led to victory. Barea now has back-to-back 16-point efforts and has proven to be a valuable source of offense off the bench while still offering solid production in rebounds and assists as well. Factoring in Tuesday's production, he's averaging career highs in scoring (12.2), rebounds (3.1) and three-point shooting percentage (39.0), while his 5.4 assists per contest is the third-highest figure of his career in that category.