Leandro Barbosa

Leandro Barbosa. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Celtics Sign Veteran PG Leandro Barbosa

The Boston Celtics finally have the veteran point guard they’ve wanted to back up Rajon Rondo this season, reportedly signing 9-year veteran Leandro Barbosa.


Kevin Garnett #5 of the Boston Celtics throws down the emphatic slam in front of Amir Johnson #15 of the Toronto Raptors during a game on November 21, 2010 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Copyright 2010 NBAE (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Johnson Lifts Raptors Over Celtics, 102-101

Paul Pierce’s potential game-winner bounced off the rim as Toronto beat Boston for the first time since a 114-112 road win on Jan. 23, 2008.