SportsReport: Mavs believe Barea tore Achilles tendon

13:41  12 january  2019
13:41  12 january  2019 Source:   thescore.com

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Report: Mavs believe Barea tore Achilles tendon © Glenn James / National Basketball Association / Getty

The Dallas Mavericks believe J.J. Barea tore his right Achilles tendon in Friday's 119-115 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves, a source told ESPN's Tim MacMahon.

The injury occurred with approximately 6:31 remaining in the fourth quarter on a made layup from Barea.

The Puerto Rican native took a hard fall and was clutching his right ankle.

Barea had 16 points, seven assists, and four rebounds in 22 minutes played before leaving the game.

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Head coach Rick Carlisle told reporters that Barea will undergo an MRI on Saturday.

The 34-year-old has been a spark plug off the bench this season, averaging 10.9 points and 5.6 assists per contest.

Barea was also instrumental in helping the Mavericks defeat LeBron James and the Miami Heat for their first NBA title in 2011.

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