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CLEVELAND - Anderson Varejão and his healthy head of hair left Cleveland for a while. His heart remained."It's home," he said. "I love the city. I love the fans."Varejão, who was traded five years ago by the ...
May 5, 2021
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CLEVELAND - After being away for five years, Anderson Varejão is returning to the Cavaliers.The curly-haired center, who endeared Cleveland fans with his hustle and his work on the boards, is expected to sign with the Cavaliers for the remainder ...
May 4, 2021
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CLEVELAND - The Cavaliers have considered re-signing former center Anderson Varejao for the remainder of the season, a person familiar with the team's thinking told the Associated Press on Friday (Saturday, Manila time).Cleveland doesn't currently have a ...
May 1, 2021
BRAZIL kept its unblemished slate in Group F after nipping Greece, 79-78, on Tuesday night in the Fiba Basketball World Cup 2019 in Nanjing, China.Anderson Varejao scored 22 points and hit a floater with 14 seconds left to give Brazil ...
Sep 3, 2019
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THE Golden State Warriors waived backup center Anderson Varejao in an effort to clear up a roster spot and possibly bolster its depleted backcourt on Friday (Saturday, Manila time).The big man from Brazil's departure is meant to clear a roster ...
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Feb 4, 2017
OAKLAND, California - Center Anderson Varejao will miss the Olympics for host Brazil because of a herniated disc in his lower back.The Golden State Warriors announced the injury Wednesday and say that Varejao should be ready for the start of training camp ...
Jul 28, 2016
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OAKLAND, California - The Golden State Warriors have re-signed center Anderson Varejao.Terms of the deal announced on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) were not released.Varejao averaged 2.6 points and 2.3 rebounds in 22 games after signing with the Warriors ...
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Jul 18, 2016
OAKLAND, California - Golden State backup big man Anderson Varejao insists he didn't deliberately trip Trail Blazers guard Gerald Henderson in Game One of their Western Conference semifinal playoff series.Yet after watching the replay, he understands it sure looked like ...
May 4, 2016
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ATLANTA - Center Anderson Varejao joined the Golden State Warriors on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) after agreeing to a deal for the rest of the season.Varejao passed a physical but was not expected to play in Monday night's game in ...
Feb 23, 2016
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DAVID Lee, Anderson Varejao and Andrea Bargnani have already hit the market. No decision has been made on Joe Johnson.The buyout deadline is shaping up as more interesting than the trade deadline.Players who were on a roster this season have ...
Feb 22, 2016
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OAKLAND, California - The Golden State Warriors agreed on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time) to a contract with recently released center Anderson Varejao for the rest of the season.A person with knowledge of the deal confirmed that Varejao will join the Warriors. ...
Feb 22, 2016
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CLEVELAND - Cavaliers general manager David Griffin dreaded making this phone call.There's nothing easy about chasing an NBA title.Needing to add depth, defense and another piece to perhaps help the Cavs beat Golden State in June, Cleveland acquired forward ...
Feb 19, 2016
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CLEVELAND - LeBron James scored 27 points, Kevin Love added 22 points and 15 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Milwaukee Bucks, 115-100, on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).Cleveland snapped a two-game losing streak and avenged a double-overtime ...
Nov 20, 2015
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THE Cleveland Cavaliers look to hit full strength soon, with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love making progress and big men Timofey Mozgov and Anderson Varejao looking ready to see action.Love is back on the court although he has been so far ...
Sep 22, 2015
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THE Cleveland Cavaliers look set to boost their frontline, agreeing to a contract with Russian center Sasha Kaun, according to sources.Kaun, who recently played for CSKA Moscow in the Euroleague, will be joining the Cavs on a two-year deal, according ...
Aug 23, 2015
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THE Cleveland Cavaliers, looking to add firepower, are reportedly eyeing Joe Johnson in a trade with the Brooklyn Nets.The Nets have been looking to unload the seven-time All-Star wing and his hefty $24.9 million salary.The Cavaliers, on ...
Jul 6, 2015
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CLEVELAND - LeBron James' homecoming season has hit a hurdle.The Cavaliers superstar is expected to miss at least the next two weeks with injuries to his left knee and back. The timing of the injuries are another blow to the Cavaliers, ...
Jan 2, 2015
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CLEVELAND - Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao has had surgery to repair a torn left Achilles tendon, an injury that ended his season and altered Cleveland's title hopes.The Cavs said Varejao's operation was performed Friday at the Cleveland Clinic ( ...
Dec 27, 2014
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MIAMI - Cleveland coach David Blatt can relate to what Anderson Varejao is going through, because he also once went through the process of rehabilitating a torn Achilles."A tough injury," Blatt said.Tough would also describe the process that awaits the Cavaliers, ...
Dec 26, 2014
CLEVELAND - After a blunt assessment of his play at the team's shoot around, LeBron James responded with a dominant performance.James scored 29 points, including 16 in the first quarter, and the Cleveland Cavaliers broke a four-game losing streak ...
Nov 25, 2014
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CLEVELAND - LeBron James huddles with teammates before each game, pulling them close to deliver a message. In a new TV commercial, James does the same to bring an entire city together.To celebrate James' homecoming in Cleveland, Nike launched a stirring ...
Oct 31, 2014
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