Free agent guard Leandro Barbosa and the Golden State Warriors have reached a deal, ESPN.com’s Marc Stein reports.
The team has not announced the signing, but Stein reports that Barbosa will have a one-year deal worth the veteran’s minimum of $1,448,490.
The Miami Heat were also reportedly interested in the 10-year veteran, who won the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year award in 2007.
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Barbosa, 31, played last season with the Phoenix Suns, averaging 7.5 points per game in 20 contests. Barbosa has also played with the Indiana Pacers, Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics, averaging 11.9 points and 2.3 assists in his career.
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