Leandro Barbosa Appreciation Thread - Page 2
Old 03-15-2012, 02:51 PM   #21 (permalink)
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The fuck did he do? take the first offer he got? wow... not only is it a second rounder, but its going to be a garbage second rounder. Just let the dude expire lol...
So... you don't see a downside, right? It's like letting him expire, but three months early - so we get that cap space during draft time to help with draft day deals. Plus we get a second round pick - which could and will likely be useless, but could potentially be a Manu Ginobili, for example.
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Old 03-15-2012, 02:55 PM   #22 (permalink)
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he's gonna go off in the playoffs. scoring all night long.

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Old 03-15-2012, 02:55 PM   #23 (permalink)
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The Cavs had to take on Walton's salary as well as trade Sessions to get that late first rounder. You want dead weight like Walton on the salary this off-season?
I might go for it if we could get Bill to take Leo's place doing games.

As for the quality of the pick, I don't think it's that much to worry about at the moment. I would guess that unless they have their eye on someone that could go that late, that there's a good chance one of the 2nd round picks gets thrown in in a future trade.
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Old 03-15-2012, 03:06 PM   #24 (permalink)
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i'll miss the brazillian blur.
im glad he's gone though, but he was fun to watch.
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Old 03-15-2012, 03:43 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Don't worry will see him in training camp next year when he re-signs; mark my word ^_^
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Old 03-15-2012, 04:00 PM   #26 (permalink)
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If we were trying to win games, he would've been a great addition to our team.

Good luck in Indy, stay away from Granger.
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Old 03-15-2012, 04:04 PM   #27 (permalink)
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For all fans of Toronto Raptors:We are doing a big efforte to make you happy, We are playing with our heart,We will find a good way,Thank s
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his tweeting skills does need polishing but its all gud
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Old 03-15-2012, 04:10 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Its like he was expecting he was going to get traded, hmm
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Old 03-15-2012, 08:41 PM   #29 (permalink)
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If we were trying to win games, he would've been a great addition to our team.

Good luck in Indy, stay away from Granger.
ROFL I forgot bout' that.
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Old 03-15-2012, 09:17 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Its like he was expecting he was going to get traded, hmm
That tweet was from Jan 25. Raps must have played Phoenix that day because he also thanked the Phoenix fans.

Leandro played with a ton of heart. He played injured most of last year! That last Cavs game he was diving for balls, and making huge blocks. It was a joy to watch. Slack-asses like Boris Diaw could learn a lot from the effort and heart that Barbosa played with.

Barbosa might not have been the perfect fit for the Raptors but hopefully he showed them something about playing with effort every single game.
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Old 03-15-2012, 10:10 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Barbosa is a great energy guy of the bench, he can always find ways to score. He can also hit shots that no one else would on the team. We seen him so many times beat the buzzer with a crazy difficult shot. All the best to Blur in the new team!

PS. Mods might want to fix the mistake in the title (it says thead instead of thread)
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Old 03-15-2012, 10:31 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Just wait until we sign back Reggie and Barbosa!!! But seriously I have an odd feeling that we will most likely attempt to sign him back during the off season
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Old 03-15-2012, 10:44 PM   #33 (permalink)
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I'm still surprised that we only got second round pick for Barbosa.
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Old 03-15-2012, 10:46 PM   #34 (permalink)
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I'm still surprised that we only got second round pick for Barbosa.
a late 1st round pick is a crap shoot and is guaranteed money.
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Old 03-15-2012, 10:56 PM   #35 (permalink)
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Are there any players that you think might be surprise from this pick? Any undiscovered talent?
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Old 03-15-2012, 10:59 PM   #36 (permalink)
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Are there any players that you think might be surprise from this pick? Any undiscovered talent?
I don't even think we'll use it and if we do the player will be dealt or not signed imo. No way BC keeps 2 2nd round picks on our roster next season.
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Old 03-16-2012, 01:05 AM   #37 (permalink)
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I'll probably cheer for him in the playoffs. He helped take Hedo off the books.
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Old 03-16-2012, 01:22 AM   #38 (permalink)
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Leandrohas always been part of the problem and not the solution, good riddance, I never appreciated you Leandro!
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Old 03-16-2012, 02:28 AM   #39 (permalink)
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sad to see him though, but I get it. He's useful to a contender, we're tanking etc etc.

I'd bring him back in the summer for the right price, maybe MLE money?
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Old 03-16-2012, 02:48 AM   #40 (permalink)
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Bye Barbs! I'll always remember when you buried the Thunder last year with that picture perfect look for three.
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