Report: Miami Heat and Leandro Barbosa showing mutual interest
The Miami Heat and Leandro Barbosa are showing mutual interest in one another, according Basketball Insiders' Alex Kennedy.
Kennedy sent the following tweet, citing league sources:
There's mutual interest between Leandro Barbosa and the Miami Heat, according to league sources. Don't be surprised if he signs with them.— Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) August 19, 2014
Barbosa "has had discussions" with multiple NBA teams throughout his time playing for his native Brazil in the FIBA World Cup, according to RealGM's Shams Charania.
The 31-year-old Barbosa returned to his former team, the Phoenix Suns, last season after stints with Toronto, Boston and Indiana. He averaged 18.4 minutes and 7.5 points per game in the 2013-14 season.
- Will Green