Anderson Varejao Returns to NBA, Signs with the Cleveland Cavaliers
Of all things unexpected since the start of the pandemic, this one’s right up there.
Remember Anderson Varejao?
The majestic hair of Anderson Varejao will grace an NBA floor once more as the Brazilian power forward has signed on with the Cleveland Cavaliers for the remainder of the season. Varejao last played in the NBA during the 2016-17 season as a member of the Golden State Warriors. He has sine spent multiple seasons playing in his native Brazil.
13-year NBA veteran Anderson Varejao plans to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers for the remainder of the season, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Varejao is returning to the franchise with which he’s spent 12 decorated years.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) April 30, 2021
Across 13 NBA seasons, Varejao has averaged 7.3 points and 7.2 rebounds per game while earning All-Defensive Second Team honours in 2010. Varejao has already spent 12 seasons playing with the Cavaliers.
The Cavaliers are currently 13th in the Eastern Conference, sitting at 21-42 on the year.