Leandro Barbosa RUMORS & NEWS

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Leandro Barbosa (right knee) will not play, according to the Warriors.

  • Heat looking at Barbosa

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Free-agent guard Leandro Barbosa, who currently is working with the Brazil national team in advance of the World Cup in hopes of showcasing his game for an NBA return, has drawn interest from the Heat. A source familiar with the situation said Barbosa is on the Heat's radar, but is one of..." August 19

  • Suns' Leandro Barbosa leaves game with fractured hand

    CBSSports.com "Phoenix Suns' reserve guard Leandro Barbosa has been kind of a fixture for the Suns' franchise during the 2000's. He spent his first seven seasons in Phoenix from 2003-2010. After not finding a home in the NBA this past offseason, he signed back up with the Suns in late January to provide some..." March 05

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Barbosa (toe sprain) didn't practice. Bledsoe's rehab intensifed w/more moves & some 1-on-1 vs. #Suns player development coach Corey Gaines.

  • Suns tell Leandro Barbosa that he’ll be signed for the rest of the season

    Arizona Republic "Late in Monday night’s Suns win, guard Leandro Barbosa turned to Eric Bledsoe on the bench and told the man he was brought in to help replace that it could be his final game. Barbosa’s addition was always a long-term Suns plan but you could not have eased his mind with his second 10-day..." January 28

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    Craig Grialou @CraigAZSports

    #Suns announce they have signed Leandro Barbosa to a second 10-day contract; he averaged 9.3 points in four games during initial 10-day deal

  • Sources: Barbosa's Brazilian deal has NBA out

    ESPN.com "Leandro Barbosa's first step to get back to the NBA is a return to his native Brazil. Sources close to Barbosa, in confirming that the veteran guard is indeed signing with Club Pinheiros in his homeland, also revealed to ESPN.com that the 30-year-old has an NBA out in his contract that will..." November 20

  • Jordan Crawford traded to Celtics for Leandro Barbosa's expiring contract

    Bullets Forever "The Washington Wizards will receive Leandro Barbosa's expiring contract in exchange for Jordan Crawford, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. Barbosa has a torn ACL and will not return this year. It doesn't appear that the Wizards will receive any draft picks in return as..." February 21

  • Celtics trade Jason Collins and Leandro Barbosa for Jordan Crawford

    Celtics Blog "David Aldridge @daldridgetnt Source: Wizards guard Jordan Crawford will be traded to the Celtics. David Aldridge @daldridgetnt Wizards/Celts deal sending Jordan Crawford to Boston will not be for C Fab Melo, per source. Teams still working. Details coming. It was widely believed that..." February 21

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    Cooper Hood @

    OFFICIAL: Celtics sending Leonardo Barbosa to Wizards for Jordan Crawford

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @

    Celtics will send the Leandro Barbosa expiring contract to the Wizards for Jordan Crawford, league source tells Y! Sports.

  • Celtics acquire Jordan Crawford for Barbosa and Collins

    ESPN.com "The Boston Celtics acquired third-year guard Jordan Crawford from the Washington Wizards for guard Leandro Barbosa and center Jason Collins on Thursday, sources have confirmed to ESPN.com. Barbosa is out the remainder of the 2012-13 season after tearing his ACL earlier this month. Crawford is..." February 21

  • Wizards trade Jordan Crawford to Celtics for Leandro Barbosa

    Yahoo! Sports "The Washington Wizards traded guard Jordan Crawford to the Boston Celtics for the expiring contract of Leandro Barbosa, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. With the emergence of first-round pick Bradley Beal as Washington's starting shooting guard, Crawford's role diminished and his desire was..." February 21

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    A. Sherrod Blakely @

    The #Celtics may consider waiving Leandro Barbosa if they get into a situation and need an added roster spot.

  • Celtics’ Win Streak Ends, But Status of Leandro Barbosa, Avery Bradley of Much Greater Concern

    NESN "Jason Terry‘s last shot told the whole story. With the Celtics up by four and Terry seemingly heating up with two 3-pointers in the fourth quarter already, the veteran sharpshooter let loose a long-range shot that might have put the nail in the Bobcats’ coffin. The other four guys in green jerseys..." February 12

  • Knee injury looks season-ending for Celtics' Barbosa

    CSN New England "Rough times just got rougher for the Boston Celtics who may be without Leandro Barbosa for the rest of the season. Barbosa, who has seen his playing time increase since Rajon Rondo's season-ending torn right ACL injury, crumbled to the ground near the end of the third quarter with a left knee..." February 12

  • Celtics faced with more adversity after Barbosa injury

    CSN New England "Regardless of whether Leandro Barbosa's left knee injury ends his season, the Boston Celtics find themselves once again having to deal with adversity. A slow start led to cat calls for Danny Ainge to "blow" the team up, whatever that means. A six-game winning streak quieted things..." February 12

  • Celtics Guard Leandro Barbosa Has Torn ACL, Done for Season

    NESN "The worst-case scenario for Leandro Barbosa‘s knee appears to have been confirmed. The Celtics guard, who came up lame during Monday’s loss in Charlotte, reportedly has torn the ACL in his left knee. Such an injury would end his season. Kevin Garnett told reporters in the locker room after the..." February 12

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    Steve Bulpett @

    More sources saying what we've already been hearing: Testing being done, but it's looking like an ACL for Barbosa.

  • Leandro Barbosa might be done

    Boston Herald "The Celtics were sending mixed messages last night on the condition of Leandro Barbosa, who injured his left knee and left the 94-91 loss to the Charlotte Bobcats in the final minute of the third quarter and might require surgery. According to a source, there is a strong possibility Barbosa’s..." February 12

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    Cooper Hood @

    #Celtics lose guard Leonardo Barbosa for the season. Third player they've lost for year in past 2 weeks

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    A. Sherrod Blakely @

    Garnett said the #Celtics players are being told Barbosa is done for the season. #bigblow

  • Leandro Barbosa Shines, LeBron James Gets His Ring and Other Impressions From Loss to Heat

    NESN "The Celtics have some problems, as their opening night loss to the Miami Heat made clear. One of those problems involves having far more quality guards than Doc Rivers can fit in his rotation, although that is the problem the coach is least likely to complain about. A quiet bench was due to join..." October 31

  • Heinsohn: 'Barbosa is gonna be a weapon'

    CSN New England "One of the bright spots in the Celtics' 120-107 loss to the Heat was the play of Leandro Barbosa. Barbosa came in during the fourth quarter and immediately sparked the Celtics helping them come back from 18 down all the way to four points. Barbosa is a player who can add instant offense to a..." October 31

  • Leandro Barbosa still has something left to offer Celtics

    Boston Globe "His road to Boston is no longer an issue for Leandro Barbosa. He's here now, having accepted a league-minimum deal and entering a situation with the Celtics in which he may be reduced to a cheerleader by midseason. Barbosa wanted a chance to win after years playing for the fun-to-watch,..." October 23

  • Doc Rivers hinted at Barbosa signing yesterday

    Celtics Blog "If you read between the lines of what Doc Rivers said yesterday, you can tell they were already working on bringing in Barbosa. "We're always looking. Every team is always looking. If nothing comes, does that bother us? No. It'd be great to get another guy at any position. Obviously, at..." October 17

  • Leandro Barbosa signs with the Celtics

    CBSSports.com "The Celtics are replacing Ray Allen by signing a horde of shooting guards. According to Yahoo Sports, the Celtics have reached an agreement for one year with free-agent guard Leandro Barbosa. Barbosa, 29, joins the Celtics after spending last season with the Pacers and Raptors. In Toronto,..." October 17

  • For Pacers' Barbosa, big brother also watching -- and cheering

    Indianapolis Star "Leandro Barbosa arrived in Indianapolis and joined the Indiana Pacers in March as part of a trade with the Toronto Raptors. As usual, older brother Arturo was by his side. Those unfamiliar with the Barbosa family might have thought it was his father, considering Arturo is 21 years his senior...." May 04

  • Leandro Barbosa offers energy

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel joked about having extremely high expectations for Leandro Barbosa with the guard's former team, Toronto, visiting Bankers Life Fieldhouse Monday night. "I just asked him to try to score 50," Vogel said with a smile. "If he can go for 50 and pay those guys back,..." April 10

  • Raptors send Leandro Barbosa to Indiana Pacers

    Toronto Star "The Toronto Raptors have traded Leandro Barbosa to the Indiana Pacers for a second-round pick, according to various reports. The Pacers can absorb Barbosa's $7.6 million contract because they're under the salary cap. Barbosa is averaging 12.2 points in 42 games for the Raptors this..." March 15

  • Will Barbosa be here next season? Let's hope so

    Toronto Sun "With so much uncertainty surrounding the NBA's landscape, there's no telling where Leandro Barbosa will end up playing next year, assuming there is a season. With no playoff position to grab, Barbosa continues to be as professional as can be amid the losing, health issues and a suspect..." March 24

  • Barbosa undecided on Olympic qualifiers

    Toronto Sun "Leandro Barbosa had a visitor following Sunday's game asking him a question he can't quite answer yet. Ruben Magnano, the head coach of the Brazilian national basketball team was in the crowd for Sunday's loss to Charlotte. It was the final stop of an NBA tour for the Argentine who was..." March 15

  • Brazilian Blur leads Raptors over Pacers

    Toronto Star "Not bad for a guy with a bad back. Leandro Barbosa, who missed practice Thursday with a sore back and who was getting treatment even as the game was going on, sparked the Raptors to a 108-98 victory over the Indiana Pacers at the Air Canada Centre on Friday night. The backup guard,..." March 12

  • Barbosa hoping to return against Timberwolves

    Toronto Sun "At least for now, he's the Brazilian Blur in name and reputation only. But Leandro Barbosa is hoping to return to action for the first time since Jan. 14 when he hurt his right hamstring in a home loss to the Pistons. Given the fragile state with these Raptors, a lot more will be known prior..." February 04