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basketball player

Brazilian professional basketball player who plays for the team, "Boston Celtics". Was selected in the NBA Draft 2003 NBA team, "San Antonio Spurs". In the season 2006/2007 was awarded the prize the top six players in the NBA. Brazilian national team player, has within it the champion of America in 2005. Known by the nickname "Leandrino" (in Brazil) and the "Brazilian Blob" (in the NBA)

Career

Barbosa began his career as a professional basketball player in the seventeen years in the team "Palmeiras", competed in the second division in Brazil. In 2001, he transferred to the command "Bauru Tilibra" from the first league. In the season 2001/2002, Leandro was named best newcomer Brazilian championship and helped the team for the first time in its history to become a champion. The following season, he averaged 28.2 per game scored points, which was the best indicator of performance in the championship in Brazil since the famous Oscar Schmidt.At the NBA draft in 2003, Leandro Barbosa was selected for the 28th number of the command, "San Antonio Spurs", which is the same day traded the rights to Barbosa in the "Phoenix Suns" on the right to choose in the first round draft pick in the future.July 14, 2010 Barbosa along with Dwayne Jones was traded to the "Toronto Raptors' Hedo Turkoglu on.March 15, 2012 guide, "Raptors' Barbosa exchanged in the team," Indiana Pacers "on the right of choice in the second round draft pick in the future.On October 18, 2012, Barbosa signed with the Boston Celtics.

Connections

girlfriend:
Samara Felippo Santana-Barbosa
Samara Felippo Santana-Barbosa - girlfriend of Leandro Mateus Barbosa