JJ Barea said that he hopes to play for Puerto Rico at the upcoming FIBA Basketball World Cup.
The guard of the Dallas Mavericks is out with a torn achilles but he hopes to play his final World Cup with his country, helping the team 10-15 minutes per game.
Barea, a free agent who expects to re-sign with the Mavs, is working out under the supervision of Dallas’athletic performance and medical staff. He is doing non-contact basketball activity. He said he took 600 shots in an hour last week — off-dribble, PNR, floaters, etc.
— Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) 3 giugno 2019