J.J. Barea is a 2011 NBA Finals hero and fan favorite in Dallas.
Justin Patton, whom the Clippers acquired in a draft-night trade, was waived by the team Tuesday.
Donovan Mitchell got the life-changing news Sunday and immediately began celebrating. Mitchell is now a max-contract recipient, he and the Jazz agreeing Sunday on a five-year extension that guarantees him $163 million - the new paydays start kicking in with the 2021-22 season - and could be worth $196 million if he reaches the All-NBA level. ''A dream does not become reality through magic it takes sweat, determination and hard work,'' Mitchell wrote on Instagram after sharing a toast with CAA Basketball agent Ty Sullivan and some family members as the celebration continued.