Barbosa with severe knee injury

February 12th, 2013

BarbosaThe NBA season ended for the Boston Celtics’ guard Leandro Barbosa. The experienced Brazilian basketball player injured his right knee in a loss of the Charlotte Bobcats, then was taken into the hands of the orchestra. After the game Kevin Garnett told the media that he feared the worst – end of season Barbosa. The guard has yet to pass MRI, then there will be more clarity about his condition. Playing time Barbosa increase significantly after heavy injury of Razhon Rondo, but it is very likely that he followed him to the infirmary for a long time.
In 41 matches in the season so far the guard Leandro Barbosa recorded average 5.2 points, 1.4 assists and 1.1 rebounds.

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Toronto Raptors stopped the winning series of Bulls

February 24th, 2011

Toronto RaptorsToronto Raptors broke the winning streak of the Chicago Bulls after tonight need in hosting a “bulls” with 118:113 in straight games by the National Basketball Association. Démarche DeRozan and Andre Barnyani strung on 24 points for success, Amir Johnson added 17 and Leandro Barbosa and Sonny Uiyms ended respectively with 13 and 12 points. Derrick Rose is reported by “double-double for the Bulls – 32 points and 10 assists, Carlos Boozer and Liol Deng scored 24 and 19 points, while returning after a long treatment of injury Joakim Noah pulled 16 rebounds and 7 points realized. During the first quarter meeting Noah did none of his four attempts to shoot, but pulled 10 rebounds, while Deng is reported by 10 points 27:21 in favor of the guests. Players Raptors equaled about 43:43, but then again allowed the opponent to come forward as a result – after playing 58:55 of the first half. After the break the hosts tightened the game in defense and managed to lead with 81:72, but the Bulls ended the third quarter with a series of 9:4 and shortened the gap to four points. In the final 12 minutes and Toronto took the lead after the marksmanship of Uiyms, Barbosa and Johnson, the result was 98:91, forcing guests to take time out. After a short break Derrick Rose and company stepped up and managed to catch up to 107:107 in 1:59 minutes to finish. In the time remaining Raptors benefited from the better chances and have secured victory.
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