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Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea has partnered with ofo, a bike-sharing company, to send 600 bicycles to Puerto Rico to help with transportation needs on the hurricane damaged island.

Dirk Nowitzki will miss the final three games of the NBA regular season after undergoing a minor ankle surgery on Thursday morning, the team announced Thursday morning.

The Mavericks forward did not make the trip to Orlando for the team's 105-100 loss to the Magic on Wednesday night.

Recently, the 13-time All Star said that he expects to return for his 21st NBA season.

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Guard J.J. Barea will also miss the remainder of the season with an oblique strain.

The Mavericks are currently are tied for the fourth-worst record in the NBA standings.

Dallas will travel to face the Philadelphia 76ers and the Detroit Pistons, before they host the Phoenix Suns in the regular season finale on April 10.

Those three games will play a large factor in determining the team's lottery odds for the 2018 NBA Draft.
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