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J.J. Barea says re-signing with Mavs will be easier this summer than 2011

The Mavericks finished for the season with exit interviews on Wednesday. Here's a quoteboard of what J.J. Barea said.

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On whether he wants to coming back

"I want to. I want to and hopefully this time we make it work. I had a lot of fun this year. I enjoyed being back. It feels like home for me here in Dallas so hopefully I can come back and finish my career here for the next couple years."

On what it's going to take to resign him

"I don't know. That's business but we'll see. I think we'll make it work."

On why he has confidence in organization given potential changes

"I think it's a good fit for me and for them. I think I'll be able to help the team especially with coach and this system. I think me and the fans have a good relationship, so hopefully I think we can make it work."

Every Quoteboard

On not being leery of all the potential changes

"I know there's a lot of space, a lot of free agents, but hopefully they try to do the best job to try to see if they could keep the team together."

On what he proved this season

"I was able to help out a lot. I was able to come in off the bench or start and able to produce and help my team as much I can and I think it worked out."

On what's different from a business perspective this offseason compared to 2011

"It's going to be a little different. I think at that point I had to make a decision. This time I think it'll be a lot easier to keep me around."

On if he felt individually that he proved something:

"No question. I'm disappointed, I wanted to go far, but like you said, personally I was able to my job and I was able to come in and help me team out a lot."

On what the sales pitch should be for the Mavericks

"I think we're a great organization. We're committed to winning and we try everything to win. You saw it this year, they made trades, they brought free agents here, they tried. They're going to swing to try to win. I think it's a good city, a good place to live."