Raptors G Barbosa to play in Brazil during lockout
Toronto Raptors guard Leandro Barbosa has opted to play with Flamengo in Brazil while the NBA is in its lockout.
The 28-year-old Brazilian averaged 13.3 points and 2.1 assists in 58 games last season for the Raptors.
A former Sixth Man of the Year winner in 2006-07, Barbosa has one year and $7.6 million remaining on his current deal.
Barbosa will return to Toronto should the NBA lockout be resolved.