Mavs' J.J. Barea accepts apology

Updated: May 12, 2011, 8:53 AM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- Andrew Bynum and J.J. Barea have reached a peace accord.

The Los Angeles Lakers 285-pound center, who took out his frustrations on the Dallas Mavericks' backup point guard with a vicious mid-air forearm shiver that got him ejected from Game 4 and subsequently suspended and fined, publicly apologized Tuesday and then phoned Barea, leaving an apology on his voice mail.

Barea, fortunate only to have slightly bruised ribs and a bruised left hand after crashing to the floor ...

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