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Leandro Barbosa

Leandro Barbosa
Barbosa in April 2008
CaptionBarbosa in April 2008
NameLeandro Barbosa
Positionshooting guard
Height Ft6|height_in=3
Weight Lb202
Birth DateNovember 28, 1982(age 33)
Birth PlaceSão Paulo, São Paulo
NationalityBrazilian
TeamFlamengo Basketball
Draft Round1
Draft Pick28
Draft Year2003
Draft TeamSan Antonio Spurs
Career Start2003
Teams *Palmeiras (1999 2001) *Bauru/Tilibra/Copimax (2001 2003) *Phoenix Suns (2003 2010) *Toronto Raptors (2010 present) *Flamengo Basketball (2011-present)
Highlights *NBA Sixth Man of the Year (2007)

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Leandro Mateus Barbosa (born November 28, 1982 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil) is a Brazilian professional basketball player, who plays at the guard position with Flamengo Basketball in Brazil. He is also under contract with the National Basketball Association's Toronto Raptors, and is expected to return to that team once the 2011 NBA lockout ends. In Brazil he is nicknamed "Leandrinho" (Little Leandro), and in the USA he is nicknamed "The Brazilian Blur", referring to the fact that he is one of the fastest players in the NBA.


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