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Report: Suns waiving veteran guard Leandro Barbosa

The Phoenix Suns are heavily invested in a youth movement, so it’s not surprising to hear that veteran Leandro Barbosa is being released.ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news Monday. Originally a first-round pick by the San Antonio Spurs, Barbosa was traded to the Suns, where he ended up spending more than half his career.In his 15th season last year, Barbosa was relegated to...
Via Sportsnaut
July 03, 2017  |  Discuss

NBA players who could retire at the end of the season

25 NBA players could retire at the end of the season, Let's acknowledge the many years of service to the fans with a slideshow.
November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Suns officially announce signing of guard Barbosa

PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Suns have announced the signing of veteran guard Leandro Barbosa. Barbosa returned from his native Brazil, where he was preparing for the Rio Olympics, to be re-introduced by the Suns on Tuesday. Barbosa played eight of his 13 seasons with the Suns. He spent his first seven NBA seasons with Phoenix and returned for the 2013-14 season. He played the past...
Via Associated Press
July 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Suns bring back Barbosa on 2-year deal

PHOENIX -- A person with knowledge of the situation says the Phoenix Suns have agreed to a two-year contract with guard Leandro Barbosa.The deal is for $4 million each year with $500,000 guaranteed for the second year, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal had not been officially announced.It means Barbosa will...
Via Associated Press
July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

AP source: Suns, Barbosa agree on two-year contract

PHOENIX (AP) A person with knowledge of the situation says the Phoenix Suns have agreed to a two-year contract with guard Leandro Barbosa. The deal is for $4 million each year with $500,000 guaranteed for the second year, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal had not been officially announced. It means Barbosa...
Via Associated Press
July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Leandro Barbosa knocks ref down, drains three-pointer

Leandro Barbosa turned back the clock in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, dropping 11 points in just 11 minutes of play. Barbosa knocked down all five shots he took, and he also knocked a ref down as well. In the second quarter of the game, Barbosa found an opening in the corner and he was determined to get there. Unfortunately, an official was in his way. No problem, though, as Barbosa...
Via The Sports Daily
June 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Leandro Barbosa’s secret to longevity is horse medicine

Leandro Barbosa is still going strong after all these years. The 33-year-old backup shooting guard is averaging 13.4 minutes off the bench in the postseason for the Golden State Warriors and playing well. What’s his secret? The answer might surprise you. Barbosa credits his longevity to a green liquid extract made from the leaves of a South American shrub called arnica do mato....
Via The Sports Daily
May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Warriors' Barbosa misses Pacers win with illness

Golden State Warriors backup guard Leandro Barbosa missed Tuesday's 131-123 win over the Indiana Pacers because of an illness, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.Barbosa missed two games while tending to a family matter in Brazil and missed another game because of a virus earlier this season. He is averaging 6.5 points on 44.2 percent shooting in 14.9 minutes per game."It always...
Via FOX Sports
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Warriors' Thompson, Green, Barbosa to play against Raptors

The Golden State Warriors are nearing full strength, which is a scary thought for the rest of the league.The lone remaining undefeated team will have all three of its questionable players -- Draymond Green (flu), Klay Thompson (back) and Leandro Barbosa (family matter) -- back and ready for Tuesday's home matchup with the Toronto Raptors, according to the San Francisco Chronicle...
Via FOX Sports
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

What is the Warriors' fatal flaw this season?

The doubters keep coming out of the woodwork. Everyone seems to have an opinion on the Golden State Warriors, and a lot of them have surprisingly been worse and worse as the season approaches. Most of that is just noise. The things most pundits criticize the Warriors for -- their health and playoff path -- aren't legitimate reasons to doubt a team. The Warriors capped off a historically...
Via FOX Sports
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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