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A Royal Pain Jul 4, 2017

Sacramento Kings should target Leandro Barbosa in free agency

The Phoenix Suns waived Leandro Barbosa on July 3.  This article details why the Sacramento Kings should target Barbosa in free agency. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Phoenix Suns are waiving veteran guard Leandro Barbosa.  The Suns are reportedly shedding payroll to start a youth movement and have the flexibility to take on a salary […] Sacramento Kings should target Leandro Barbosa in free agency - A Royal Pain - A Royal Pain - A Sacramento Kings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Boston Herald Jul 4, 2017

Suns decline Barbosa option, save $3.5M cap space

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns declined a team option on guard Leandro Barbosa on Monday, saving the team $3.5 million in salary cap space.The 34-year-old Barbosa had a $4 million contract for next season, with $500,000 guaranteed. The Suns are skewing their roster younger and though still productive, Barbosas entire contract would have been picked up if he was on the roster past Monday.Barbosa averaged 6.3 points and shot 43 percent, including 35.7 percent from 3-point range, in 67 games last season during his third stint with Phoenix.Barbosa has averaged 10.6 points in 14 NBA seasons that...
NBA Jul 3, 2017

Phoenix Suns decline Leandro Barbosa option, save $3.5M cap space

PHOENIX (AP) -- The Phoenix Suns declined a team option on guard Leandro Barbosa on Monday, saving the team $3.5 million in salary cap space.
Sun Herald Jul 3, 2017

AP Source: Suns decline Barbosa option, save $3.5M cap space

The Phoenix Suns have declined a team option on guard Leandro Barbosa, saving the team $3.5 million in salary cap space, a person with knowledge of the move said. The …
Suns waive Leandro Barbosa

Suns waive Leandro Barbosa

The Brazilian Blur has played 553 career games with Phoenix. Leandro Barbosa’s tenure in Phoenix has come to an end. For now. No really, this is probably it. I think. The Phoenix Suns are waiving guard Leandro Barbosa, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 3, 2017 Monday’s news closes out Barbosa’s third stint with the Suns. The first stop in the valley for the “Brazilian Blur” came in 2003. He’d remain with the Suns until he was part of a 2010 trade with Toronto that brought Hedo Turkoglu to Phoenix. In 2007 Barbosa was named NBA Sixth Man of the...
CSN Bay Area Jul 3, 2017

Report: Suns waive former Warriors guard

The Leandro Barbosa era inPhoenix is reportedly over.The Suns are waiving Barbosa, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.In the summer of 2016, Barbosa signed a two-year deal worth $8 million.But the second year contained only $500,000 guaranteed, which means the Suns will save $3.5 million.In 2014-15, Barbosa appeared in 66 games with the Warriors, and averaged 7.1 points in about 15 minutes per contest.
Arizona Republic Jul 3, 2017
Phoenix Suns decline team option on Leandro Barbosa

Phoenix Suns decline team option on Leandro Barbosa

The Suns continued their roster makeover on Monday, turning down the team option on veteran guard Leandro Barbosa.         
Arizona Republic Jul 2, 2017
Suns have decision to make with Leandro Barbosa

Suns have decision to make with Leandro Barbosa

If Barbosa remains on the roster past Monday, his entire contract becomes guaranteed.         

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