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PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns announced today that they have signed guard Leandro Barbosa (lee-AN-dro BAR-bow-sa) through the remainder of the 2013-14 season.

The 31-year-old Barbosa has appeared in nine games with Phoenix this season over the course of two 10-day contracts, averaging 8.7 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 21.4 minutes. Barbosa came off the bench to score a season-high 21 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, in 30 minutes of action at New York on Jan. 13.    

The 6-3, 194-pound Barbosa is in his 11th season in the NBA, the first seven of which were played with the Suns, as he averaged 12.6 points, 2.6 assists and 2.4 rebounds in 466 games with Phoenix from 2003-10. Barbosa won the 2006-07 NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award with the Suns after posting career-highs of 18.1 points and 4.0 assists per game.

 The Suns return to the court on Wednesday night as they take on the Bucks in Milwaukee with tip-off scheduled for 6:00 p.m. (Phoenix time). The game will be televised on FOX Sports Arizona and carried on Arizona Sports 620 (KTAR-AM).

 

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    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:30 AM EDT2014-04-17 06:30:34 GMT
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  • Playoff push popped

    Playoff push popped

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:53 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:53:04 GMT
    PHOENIX (AP) - Zach Randolph scored 32 points and the Memphis Grizzlies clinched the final playoff berth in the Western Conference with a 97-91 victory over Phoenix that eliminated the Suns from postseason
    The Memphis Grizzlies clinched the final playoff berth in the Western Conference with a 97-91 victory over Phoenix.
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