Anderson Varejao C  #17

Current Team: Cleveland Cavaliers

Born: Sep 28, 1982 (32 years old)

Birthplace: Santa Teresa, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

Nationality: Brazil

Height: 6-11 (211cm)     Weight: 260 (118kg)

Hand: Right

Website: http://www.andersonvarejao.com.br/

Twitter: http://twitter.com/FC_varejao17

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Free Agent: UFA-2018

Current Agent: Dan Fegan, Jarinn Akana

Draft Entry: 2004 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2002 Early Entrant (Withdrew), 2003 Early Entrant (Withdrew)

Drafted: Round 2, Pick 1, Orlando Magic

Draft Rights Trade: ORL to CLE, Jul 23, 2004

Pre-Draft Team: FC Barcelona Regal (Spain)

Anderson Varejao News

Cavs Interested In Trading For Joe Johnson
Joe Johnson is owed $24.8 million for the 15-16 season and trading him for Brendan Haywood's non-guaranteed contract would save the Nets millions.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Anderson Varejao Focused On Next Season After Contemplating Comeback
Anderson Varejao said he contemplated attempting a return from an Achillies tear this season.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Anderson Varejao Out For Season With Torn Achilles
Anderson Varejao recently signed an extension for two seasons and $20 million.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Anderson Varejao May Have Torn Achilles
The Cavs will increase their efforts to trade for a big if Anderson Varejao is out for an extended period.

Brian Windhorst, Marc Stein/ESPN

Cavs, Anderson Varejao Close To Three-Year, $30M Extension
Anderson Varejao is the longest tenured member of the Cavaliers, joining the club in 2004.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Cavs, Anderson Varejao Seriously Discussing Extension
The Cavaliers are engaged in serious talks with Anderson Varejao on a contract extension, according to sources

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Cavs Declined Lakers' Interest On Varejao In Gasol Talks Last Season
The Lakers reportedly showed repeated interest in Anderson Varejao while pursuing a trade with the Cavaliers involving Pau Gasol.

Dave McMenamin/ESPN

Anderson Varejao To Receive Reexamination Monday After Strained Shoulder
Anderson Varejao has dealt with knee and back injuries this season.

Mary Schmitt Boyer/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Anderson Varejao Battling Bothersome Left Knee
Mike Brown admitted he is "worried" because Anderson Varejao has been bothered by the knee and will be re-evaluated on Monday.

Mary Schmitt Boyer/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Varejao Believes LeBron 'Eventually, Probably Wants To Play At Home' With Cavaliers
Anderson Varejao admitted he did not like the way LeBron James left the Cavaliers in July 2010.

Jason Lloyd/Akron Beacon Journal

Anderson Varejao Cleared For All Basketball Activities In Camp
Anderson Varejao missed 57 games last season because of a leg injury followed by blood clots.

Terry Pluto/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Anderson Varejao Prefers To Stay With Cavaliers
Anderson Varejao is sidelined for the rest of the season due to a blood clot in his lung.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Varejao To Miss Remainder Of Season With Blood Clot In Lung
Anderson Varejao will need to remain on blood thinning medication for approximately three months.

RealGM Staff Report

Varejao Had $1M All-Star Bonus If Named
Anderson Varejao was on pace to have an excellent shot at an All-Star selection this season before his injury.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Varejao To Undergo Surgery On Right Knee, Miss 6-8 Weeks
Anderson Varejao was injured during the Cavaliers game against the Raptors on Dec. 8.

RealGM Staff Report

Varejao Will Miss At Least Two More Games With Bruised Knee
Anderson Varejao injured his right knee on Dec. 18.

Mary Schmitt Boyer/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Varejao Out With Knee Contusion
Anderson Varejao is averaging 14.1 points and 14.4 rebounds per game.

RealGM Staff Report

Executive: Varejao ‘The Top Target’ If Available
Anderson Varejao could be the top trade target this season -- if he's available.

Jason Lloyd/Akron Beacon Journal

Cavaliers Running Offense Through Varejao
Anderson Varejao is shooting 51 percent from the field and has extended his range.

Bob Finnan/News-Herald

Dwight Howard Ready To Commit Long-Term To Lakers
Dwight Howard is ready to join the Lakers and will sign a long-term contract following the 12-13 season if traded to the franchise, sources tell RealGM's Jarrod Rudolph.

Jarrod Rudolph/RealGM

Cavaliers Emerge As Third Team In Lakers, Magic Howard For Bynum Talks
Cleveland would acquire Andrew Bynum for a package of draft picks and Anderson Varejao in the currently discussed trade.

Ric Bucher/ESPN

Varejao Healthy, Set To Play For Brazil In Olympics
Anderson Varejao is healthy and recovered from a broken wrist that cost him most of last season.

FIBA.com

Varejao, Nene, Barbosa Added To Brazil's Preliminary Roster For Olympics
Brazil qualified for the Olympics by reaching the final at the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship.

FIBA.com

Varejao Hopes To Play For Brazil At London Games
Anderson Varejao is still recovering from a broken wrist.

NBA.com

Varejao To Miss 4-6 Weeks With Fractured Wrist
Anderson Varejao could return from a broken wrist in late March.

Akron Beacon Journal

Varejao Fractures Right Wrist, Return Date Unknown
Anderson Varejao received strong All-Star consideration.

NBA.com

Wade, James Endorse Varejao As All-Star
Anderson Varejao is averaging 10.8 points and 11.9 rebounds.

Akron Beacon Journal

Cavaliers Consider Varejao 'Near-Untouchable'
The Cavaliers have received several trade calls inquiring about the availability of Anderson Varejao.

Marc Stein/ESPN (via Twitter)

Scott Hopes Cavs Keep Varejao At Trade Deadline
Anderson Varejao has three years, $27 million remaining on his contract.

Tom Reed/Plain Dealer

Varejao To Start At Center For Cavs
The Cavaliers may be forced to utilize Anderson Varejao at center.

Cleveland Plain Dealer

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