The Mavericks have struggled the last three seasons and missed the playoffs in each of them.  Guard J.J. Barea has been there through the good times and the bad. 

Luckily for Barea all of the bad times have taken place on the court.  He hasn’t lost his winning ways off the court at all.  He landed himself an actress, model and beauty pageant winner for a wife. 

The 35-year-old married former Miss Universe Puerto Rico, Viviana Ortiz Pastrana, back in 2016.  Marrying a former Miss Universe contestant has to make losing and the longer off-seasons a little bit better.

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