Originally posted on SLAM Online  |  Last updated 12/5/11
Coveted free agent point guard JJ Barea would like to re-up with the defending champion Mavericks, but if that doesn’t work out, Barea may take his talents to New York. From the NY Daily News: “Hornets All-Star point guard Chris Paul may be using his clout to get traded to the Big Apple, but maybe Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni and the franchise’s front office should consider a championship-caliber player who actually is a free agent. ‘I still haven’t signed with nobody,’ J.J. Barea said. ‘That’s still got me a little. … I just want to know where I’m going to be. That’s still my first option (signing with Dallas). I know other teams are interested. I just want to know where I’m going to be, but it’s a business.’ With that notion in mind, how would Barea feel about running the point with Amar’e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony? ‘I always said the Knicks would be a great second option. I love the city. I love the way they’re playing now, their style of play with D’Antoni, the pl
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