Barbosa Out for the Season
Boston Celtics announced today that guard Leandro Barbosa underwent an
MRI this morning at New England Baptist Hospital after his left knee
injury last night against the Charlotte Bobcats. The MRI revealed that
Barbosa suffered a torn ACL in his left
knee. No surgery date has been scheduled and he will be out for the
remainder of the season.
has appeared in 41 games for the Celtics this season and
has averaged 5.2 points, 1.1 rebound, 1.4 assists in 12.5 minutes per
game. He has shot 38.3% from three-point range which leads the Celtics.
Barbosa posted a season-high of 17 points against Brooklyn on November
15 and has recorded 10 or more points in seven
games this season.