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Leandro Barbosa
Leandro Barbosa
Position: -
Born: 11/28/82
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight:188 lbs. / 85.3 kg.
Earnings: $47,617,717 ($55,938,216*)
As far as the Bucks’ 2021 title chances are concerned, maybe Tucker did too good a job. “I saw them many times going through battles in the practice facility, talking s— to each other,” former Suns guard Leandro Barbosa said. “[Tucker is] such a great defensive player and a physical player. He took it to Devin Booker, and Devin Booker took it. I told him every time he went against P.J.: ‘If you can succeed against him, you will succeed against anyone.'”

Steve Kerr approached Leandro Barbosa about playing this season

Warriors assistant coach Leandro Barbosa said coach Steve Kerr approached him about playing this season and doesn’t know why the opportunity never materialized. Barbosa, who specializes on the Warriors staff in mentoring players, acknowledged that the idea of him returning as a player after three years away from the NBA “wasn’t a joke at all” when injuries decimated the team’s rotation while the Warriors were in the playoff hunt.
“It wasn’t a joke at all,” Barbosa said. “Unfortunately that didn’t happen. But if it happened, I was ready to go. I know the offense, I know how we play… So as far as the connection with the guys, I don’t have a problem at all.” So why didn’t it happen? “I really don’t know, my man,” Barbosa said. “That’s a question you’d have to ask Steve or the organization.”
But Leandro Barbosa sees a key difference between Steph now and when they were teammates. “The difference is that now he knows he has a lot of pressure, a lot of responsibility on his shoulders,” former teammate Leandro Barbosa said Friday on 95.7 The Game’s “Steiny, Guru & Dibs.” “He was good, he was doing pretty much what he did this season, but he had a couple of other players around him. He didn’t have that much responsibility on his back, on his shoulders. He knows right now that he needs to drop 35 points every single game.”