Found January 17, 2013 on Celtics Town:
In case you missed Jordan’s post earlier, our bros over at SB Nation’s CelticsBlog unearthed this in an article about Leandro Barbosa from ESPN Brazil: Apparently Barbosa is (has?) requesting (requested?) a trade and isn’t especially happy with Danny Ainge for not allowing it to happen. Danny Ainge denies having fielded such a request and Barbosa denies ever having made it, but he has certainly slipped in the depth chart. He averages just 11.4 minutes per game and has seen several DNP-CDs throughout the year.Celtics fans have been clamoring for a trade, and it’s not hard to see why. Besides Kevin Garnett and Jared Sullinger, the Celtics are notably reluctant to grab defensive (and offensive) rebounds which has badly hurt the team in multiple games. Boston could use a big rebounder, and Barbosa seems like a likely option for tradebait, since he is both talented offensively and relatively unused on the bench. But is he actually redundant? Should he be traded? The stats would suggest t...
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