Leandro Barbosa Rumors

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Leandro Barbosa
Leandro Barbosa
Position: G
Born: 11/28/82
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight:188 lbs. / 85.3 kg.
Salary: $4,000,000
We wait 15 minutes. We’re all there in towels, just sitting around waiting. Shaq is kind of upset at this point. So he takes off his towel (not sure why) and heads down to our trainer’s office. He opens the door and is like, “Are you coming? Or am I going to have to pick you up and take you?” At first, the trainer can’t tell if Shaq is joking or not. Shaq takes a few steps closer and our trainer knows he’s not. So the trainer takes off — sprinting down the hall.
Shaq follows him, of course. Still butt-ass naked. Now Shaq is in a dead sprint down the hallway, running past arena workers and other staff, screaming at the top of his lungs. This is a normal business day. It’s a weekday. Everyone is in official Suns gear or in suits. Shaq is in his birthday suit. Just picture that, if you dare. Future Hall of Famer, one of the greatest big men to ever play the game of basketball. And here he was, naked, chasing our tiny little trainer through the arena halls. I think the chase lasted 15 minutes. Which is a long time for the Big Nude Cactus to be loose in the arena.
It’s likely Barbosa will be back with the Suns. His 2017-18 contract is only partially guaranteed, however. Of the $4 million Barbosa is due to make, the Suns will pay him $500,000 with the remaining $3.5 million being earned if he’s on the roster July 3. “My main thing is retire as a Suns player, but you never know. This is a business, you know how it goes,” he said. “I don’t know what’s the plan that they’re going to figure out. I’ll be available, but if not, my mentality is still the same. I want to get better and I have time to do that this summer and I’m happy about that.”
Storyline: Leandro Barbosa Free Agency