Sources: J.J. Barea to join Wolves

Updated: December 12, 2011, 11:16 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

Free-agent guard J.J. Barea has reached an agreement in principle with the Minnesota Timberwolves on a four-year contract worth an estimated $19 million, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.

NBA.com reported that the Wolves and Barea were finalizing the deal Monday.

Barea joins Tyson Chandler and Caron Butler as prime free agents to leave the Dallas Mavericks in the wake of their championship, but Dallas has focused exclusively on acquiring players on one-year deals ...

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