J.J. Barea gets Game 4 start

Updated: June 7, 2011, 11:57 PM ET
By and Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks inserted penetrating backup guard J.J. Barea into the starting lineup for Tuesday night's Game 4 in place of DeShawn Stevenson in an attempt to boost the team's sagging offense.

Barea scored eight points and had four assists as Dallas avoided going down 3-1 to Miami with an 86-83 win.

Stevenson, who said he would come off the bench at small forward for Shawn Marion, had started all 18 playoff games, averaging 3.9 points and shooting 37.7 percent ...

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