AP sources: Wolves close to deal with guard Barea
By Jon Krawczynski, AP Sports Writer
MINNEAPOLIS -- After helping the Dallas Mavericks capture the franchise's first NBA title, free agent point guard JJ Barea is closing in on a deal to help Ricky Rubio learn the ropes in Minnesota.
Two people with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday that Barea could have a deal finished as early as Tuesday. The people requested anonymity because the deal has not been announced. NBA.com first reported the deal.
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