Dallas Mavericks point guard J.J. Barea and team owner Mark Cuban stepped up in a big way to help Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico.
According to ESPN, on Monday, Cuban lent Barea the team plane to ferry water, food, and other necessary supplies to the island, which is reeling from the Category 4 storm.
Barea is the only native Puerto Rican currently active in the NBA. While he and his wife Viviana Ortiz now live stateside, much of his family remain in Puerto Rico.
In addition to delivering supplies, Barea will use the plane to bring his mother and grandmother back to Dallas with him. However his father will reportedly remain in Puerto Rico to help with relief efforts. Read more...
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