Leandro Barbosa




SEASON 14.4 43.9 35.7 88.9 6.3 1.6 1.2 0.1
CAREER STATS 21.6 45.9 38.7 82.1 10.6 2 2.1 0.1


6 ft3 in

/ 1.9m


194 lbs

/ 88.0kg


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Leandro Barbosa tosses it up to Marquese Chriss for the alley-oop dunk.

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Hassan Whiteside records a double-double with 23 points and 14 rebounds as the Heat top the Suns, 112-97.

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D'Angelo Russell scores 28 points and Jordan Clarkson adds 19 off the bench as the Lakers take care of the Suns, 122-110.

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Devin Booker takes the pass from Leandro Barbosa and dunks it home with power.

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Leandro Barbosa comes up with the steal and finds Jared Dudley for the triple, but celebrates a bit too soon as the shot rims out.

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Leandro Barbosa jumps the pass for the steal the goes the other wy for the easy bucket.

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Leandro Barbsoa hustles to save the loose ball and gets it to Jared Dudley for the wide open three and Barbosa celebrates the shot a bit too early.

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James Harden scores 40 points, grabs six rebounds and dishes eight assists to led the Rockets to victory over the Suns, 133-102.

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Blake Griffin scores a team-high 29 points and the Clippers beat the Suns 124-114.

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Denver vets Kenneth Faried and Danilo Gallinari combine for 53 points and 21 boards as the Nuggets take care of the Suns on the road.

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Leandro Barbosa feeds Marquese Chriss who rises for the power jam.

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J.J. Redick scores 22 points with four boards as the Clippers defeat the Suns, 109-98.

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Leandro Barbosa dishes it to Tyson Chandler for the slam.

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Leandro Barbosa penetrates and converts the and-one layup.

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Eric Bledsoe scores 24 points, Devin Booker adds 23 as the Suns edge the Sixers, 123-116.

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Leandro Barbosa beats the first quarter buzzer.

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Leandro Barbosa drives from the wing and gets the scooping score to fall off the glass.

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Leandro Barbosa draws the defense and drops the pass to Alex Len for the slam.

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Gordon Hayward scores a game-high 28 points in the Jazz win over the Suns 112-105.


Professional History

• Originally selected by San Antonio in the first round of the 2003 NBA Draft (28th overall).
• Draft rights acquired by Phoenix in exchange for the rights to a future first round pick in the 2005 NBA Draft on June 26, 2003.
• Traded by Phoenix along with Dwayne Jones to Toronto in exchange for Hedo Turkoglu on July 14, 2010.
• Traded by Toronto to Indiana in exchange for cash considerations and a second round pick in the 2012 NBA Draft on March 15, 2012.
• Signed as a free agent with Boston on October 18, 2012.
• Traded by Boston along with Jason Collins to Washington in exchange for Jordan Crawford on February 21, 2013.
• Signed the first of two 10-day contracts with Phoenix on January 8, 2014, before signing for the remainder of the season.
• Signed as a free agent with Golden State on September 10, 2014.
• Named NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2006-07, posting career-highs in points (18.1) and assists (4.0) to go along with 2.7 rebounds and 1.20 steals in 32.7 minutes per contest...Joined Ricky Pierce, John Starks and Clifford Robinson as former Sixth Man of the Year winners to play for Golden State.
• Enters the 2015-16 season owning career averages of 11.4 points, 2.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 22.9 minutes in 715 games (112 starts) over 12 seasons with Phoenix, Toronto, Indiana, Boston and Golden State.
• Enters season ranked 20th among active NBA players in three-point field goal percentage (.389).
• Has appeared in 96 playoff games (five starts) with Phoenix, Indiana and Golden State, posting career averages of 8.6 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 20.2 minutes and helping Golden State to the 2014-15 NBA Championship.

• Over 66 games (one start), averaged 7.1 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists over 14.9 minutes.
• Scored in double figures 20 times.
• Tallied a season-high 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting while tying a season-best with three steals on 3/21 vs. Utah.
• Dished out a season-high nine assists on 3/13 at Denver.
• Grabbed a season-high six rebounds on 2/9 at Philadelphia.
• Scored in double figures in four-straight games (1/30-2/4), his longest double-figure streak of the season (longest since March 2012), averaging
13.8 points over that span.
• Earned his first start with the Warriors on 11/9 at Phoenix, scoring 12 points in 31 minutes.
• Made his Warriors debut on 10/29 at Sacramento, scoring four points in 14 minutes.
• Is the first Brazilian-born player to appear in a game for the Warriors.
• Missed one game with a right knee sprain, one game with a viral upper respiratory infection and two games with a sore right Achilles... DNP- CD 12 times.
• Appeared in all 21 postseason games, tallying averages of 5.0 points and 1.3 rebounds in 10.9 minutes per game.
• Scored a postseason-high 14 points in 14 minutes on 5/5 vs. Memphis in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals.
• Recorded postseason-highs in three-pointers made (2) and minutes (24) on 5/25 at Houston in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals.
• Scored 12 points on 4/20 vs. New Orleans in Game 2 of the First Round, his highest scoring output in the playoffs since 5/25/10 with Phoenix against the L.A. Lakers.

• Began the season with Sao Paulo-based Pinheiros/Sky of the Brazilian League, tallying averages of 20.8 points, 3.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists over eight games.
• Appeared in 20 games with Phoenix after signing first 10-day on 1/8, averaging 7.5 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 18.4 minutes.
• Scored 10-plus points five times, including a season-high 21 points on 1/13 at New York.
• Suffered a left hand fracture on 3/4 vs. the L.A. Clippers, causing him to miss the rest of the season.

• Appeared in 41 games (two starts), averaging 5.2 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 12.5 minutes.
• Suffered a torn ACL in his left knee on 2/11 at Charlotte, causing him to miss the rest of the season.

• Appeared in 64 games, averaging 11.1 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 21.6 minutes.
• Averaged 12.2 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 42 games with Toronto.
• Averaged 8.9 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 22 games with Indiana.
• Appeared in 11 playoff games with Indiana, averaging 5.7 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 20.3 minutes.

• Appeared in 58 games, averaging 13.3 points, 1.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 24.1 minutes.
• Ranked second on the team in three-pointers made (72) and third in scoring.

• Appeared in 44 games (five starts), averaging 9.5 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 17.9 minutes.
• Became the third player in Phoenix history to reach 700 three-pointers on 3/28 at Minnesota, joining Steve Nash and Dan Majerle.
• Appeared in 16 playoff games, averaging 7.2 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists.

• Appeared in 70 games (11 starts), averaging 14.2 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 24.4 minutes.
• Set career highs in field goal percentage (.482) and free throw percentage (.881, 10th in the NBA).
• Scored a career-high 41 points on 16-of-21 shooting (.762) to go along with seven rebounds, seven assists and six steals on 2/20 vs. Oklahoma City, joining Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Julius Erving and Walt Frazier as the only players in NBA history to record at least those figures in a single game...Established career-high in field goals made (16) and tied career-high in steals in that contest.

• Appeared in a career-high 82 games (12 starts), averaging 15.6 points, career-high 2.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 29.5 minutes.
• Scored more total points off the bench than any player in the NBA (1,026).
• Scored a then-career-high 39 points at Orlando on 11/10, hitting a career-high eight threes.

• Named NBA Sixth Man of the Year after appearing in 80 games (18 starts), averaging career-highs in points (18.1), assists (4.0) and minutes played (32.7) to go along with 2.7 rebounds and 1.20 steals.
• Ranked fifth in the NBA with a career-high 190 three-pointers made and ranked among the league’s top 10 in three-point field goal percentage for the second consecutive season (.434, seventh).
• In 11 playoff games (one start), averaged post-season career-high 15.8 points along with 3.5 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 31.7 minutes.
• Scored 26 points in back-to-back postseason contests vs. the L.A. Lakers in the First Round (Game 1 on 4/22 and Game 2 on 4/24), matching a career-playoff high.

• Appeared in 57 games (11 starts), averaging 13.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 27.9 minutes.
• Ranked third in the NBA in three-point field goal percentage, shooting a career-high 44.4 percent from behind the arc.
• Appeared in a career-high 20 playoff games (three starts), averaging 14.2 points, 1.6 rebounds and a career-high 2.7 assists.
• Established a postseason career-high with 26 points on 5/6 vs. the L.A. Lakers in series-clinching Game 7 victory in the First Round.
• Scored all of the team’s 25 bench points on 5/18 at the L.A. Clippers in Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals.
• Led Phoenix in scoring with a game-high 24 points on 5/30 vs. Dallas in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals.
• Made his first career postseason start on 5/4 at the L.A. Lakers in Game 6 of the First Round, scoring 22 points in 47 minutes.

• Appeared in 63 games (six starts), averaging 7.0 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 17.3 minutes.
• Appeared in 12 playoff games, averaging 2.5 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 9.7 minutes.

• Appeared in 70 games (46 starts), averaging 7.9 points, 1.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists and a career-high 1.33 steals in 21.4 minutes.
• Became Phoenix’s starting point guard after Stephon Marbury was traded on 1/5.
• Ranked first among NBA rookies in three-point field goal percentage (.395).
• Also ranked in the top 10 among NBA rookies in scoring (ninth), assists (T-eighth), field goal percentage (.447, sixth), three-point field goals made (83, second) and steals (T-third).
• Made first NBA start on 1/5 at Chicago, scoring a season-high 27 points (11-18 FG) with three rebounds and four assists in 39 minutes, marking the most points scored by an international player in their first start since Pau Gasol scored 27 at Phoenix on 11/6/01 and the most points scored by a rookie in their first start in Phoenix history, besting Negele Knight’s 22 points on 4/5/91 at Golden State.
• Made his NBA debut on 11/12 vs. Atlanta, scoring four points in five minutes.

• Played in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, averaging 11.9 points on 50.0 percent field goal shooting in 24.0 minutes over seven games before falling to runner-up Serbia in to the quarterfinals.
• Played in the 2012 Olympic Games in London, averaging 16.2 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.83 steals over six games before falling to Argentina in the quarterfinals.
• Played in the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey, averaging 16.2 points (tenth among all international players) in 29.0 minutes over six games.
• Represented Brazil in the Tournament of the Americas in 2003, 2005 and 2007.
• Played in the 2006 FIBA World Championship in Japan, averaging 13.2 points in 29.4 minutes over five games.
• Second youngest player (19) behind Tiago Splitter to compete on the Brazilian National Team at the 2002 FIBA World Championship in Indianapolis...Averaged 2.2 points in 5.6 minutes over four games.
• Named Brazilian League Rookie of the Year in 2001-02 after his first full season with Bauru Tilibra.
• Named to Brazilian U-18 National Team in 2000.
• Began professional career playing for Palmeiras in Brazil’s second division in 1999-00.

PERSONAL:Nicknamed “The Brazilian Blur” in reference to his speed...Brother, Arturo, who was a member of the elite Brazilian Special Forces, introduced Leandro to basketball when he was five...Speaks Portuguese and English...Has a 6-10 wingspan and grew a half-inch during the 2006 offseason...Participated in the NBA’s Basketball Without Borders Americas community outreach program in his native Brazil in 2004, 2006 and 2007...Became the fourth Brazilian to play in the NBA following Rolando Ferreira (Portland, 1988-89), Joao Jose Vianna (Dallas,1991-92) and Nene (Denver, 2002-03)...Is on Twitter @TheBlurBarbosa.

Traditional Season Stats

Season2016 67GP 963MIN 172FGM 392FGA 43.9FG% 353PM 983PA 35.73P% 40FTM 45FTA 88.9FT% 15OREB 89DREB 104REB 81AST 48TOV 31STL 8BLK 82PF 0DD2 0TD3 419PTS -66+/-

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