JJ Barea says situation in Puerto Rico 'complete emergency'

Mark Cuban gave JJ Barea the team jet to fly resources to Puerto Rico

"Mark gave him our team plane", team coach Rick Carlisle told ESPN.

President Trump has said he will visit Puerto Rico, home to three million U.S. citizens, after Hurricane Maria caused food, water and electricity shortages last week. In a text message to ESPN, Cuban said that all praise should go to Barea: "I was really proud of J.J. and how quickly he got involved and how hard he worked to make all of this happen".

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Barea, the only active Puerto Rican NBA player, will miss the opening day of Mavs training camp for the visit to his home country. "He's going to take his mom and grandmother back with him, and my understanding is his dad is going to stay over there and slug it out with all of the recovery efforts".

Barea was born and raised in Puerto Rico.

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American artist Pitbull has flown his private jet to Puerto Rico to transfer cancer patients to the USA mainland.

The Spanish rapper, Pitbull, is sending his private plane to Puerto Rico to bring cancer patients to the United States for their treatment after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. He'll reportedly return on the team plane Tuesday night.

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And earlier this week, singer Jennifer Lopez donated $1 million to help with hurricane relief efforts on the island. She is also working with other celebrities to airplanes fly to the island with much-needed supplies including generators and medical equipment.

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