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Suns sign Barbosa to 10-day contract

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Updated: 1/08 5:02 pm

Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Phoenix Suns have signed guard Leandro Barbosa to a 10-day contract.

Barbosa spent the first seven seasons of his NBA career with the Suns, averaging 12.6 points, 2.6 assists and 2.4 rebounds in 466 games with Phoenix from 2003-10. He won the 2006-07 NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award.

The 6-3, 194-pound Barbosa has played for Toronto, Indiana and Boston since his time with the Suns. Last season, Barbosa appeared in 41 games with the Celtics before suffering a torn ACL in his left knee in February.

In 629 career NBA games, Barbosa has averaged 12.0 points, 2.4 assists and 2.2 rebounds.

This season, Barbosa averaged 15.9 points and 3.1 assists in eight games for Sao Paulo-based Pinheiros/Sky of the Brazilian League.

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