Leandrinho Assina até o Fim da Temporada

O Phoenix Suns anunciou nesta terça-feira, dia 28, que assinou contrato com o brasileiro Leandrinho Barbosa até o fim da temporada 2013-2014 da NBA. Aos 31 anos, o armador disputou nove partidas pelo Phoenix na atual temporada tendo assinado dois contratos de dez dias com a franquia, alcançando médias de 8,7 pontos, 2,2 rebotes e 2,0 assistências em 21,4 minutos por jogo. Leandrinho saiu do banco para chegar à sua melhor marca com 21 pontos, sendo 14 deles no último período, nos 30 minutos contra o New York Knicks, em 13 de janeiro.

Esta é a 11ª temporada do armador na NBA, sendo que as sete primeiras foram disputadas com a camisa do Suns, alcançando marcas de 12,6 pontos, 2,6 assistências e 2,4 rebotes em 466 partidas entre 2003 e 2010. Leandrinho recebeu o prêmio de ‘Melhor Sexto Homem’ da liga na temporada 2006-2007, quando teve médias de 18,1 pontos e 4,0 assistências por partida. O Phoenix volta à quadra nesta quarta-feira, dia 29, quando enfrenta o Milwaukee Bucks.

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