Anderson Varejao RUMORS & NEWS

  • Anderson Varejao likely out of Olympics with back injury

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors big man Anderson Varejao is likely to miss the upcoming Olympics in his native Brazil due to a back injury, according to league sources. Sources told that, after a Monday examination in Los Angeles by noted back specialist Dr. Robert Watkins, it's been recommended..." July 26

  • Anderson Varejao Won't Accept Cavaliers Championship Ring That Was Never Offered

    The Big Lead "Anderson Varejao was a fun trivia debate during the NBA Finals. Varejao started the season with the Cavaliers and ended the season with the Warriors, becoming the first person to ever play for both Finals teams in the same season. Many people wrongly believed that he was guaranteed a championship..." July 18

  • Report: Varejao would not accept title ring from Cavs

    Sportsnaut "Anderson Varejao has a right to receive an NBA championship ring after spending part of the season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. But he has no plans to accept one as a current member of the Golden State Warriors, who lost to the Cavs in the NBA Finals. Varejao appeared in more regular season..." July 18

  • Warriors big man Anderson Varejao to return next season

    San Jose Mercury News "Anderson Varejao will return to the Warriors next season, according to his communications and marketing agency, MPC Rio Communication. The agency sent out a tweet late Thursday afternoon that said, "@VAREJAOANDERSON Renews with the @warriors 2016/2017 season of @NBA @NBABrasil."" July 15

  • Report: Warriors nearing deal with Anderson Varejao

    CSN Bay Area "It appears that Anderson Varejao may be returning to the Warriors. Golden State is nearing agreement on a one-year deal with the Brazilian big man, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. Varejao was traded from Cleveland to Portland on Feb. 18 and immediately waived. The Warriors signed the..." July 14

  • Sources: Anderson Varejao has not requested a Cavs championship ring

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Free agent center and former Cleveland Cavalier Anderson Varejao has not requested a championship ring from the NBA champs, has learned. Varejao was a member of the Golden State Warriors when the Cavaliers came back from a 3-1 series deficit to win the city's first championship in..." July 08

  • Varejao and Barbosa ready to represent Brazil in Rio Games

    San Jose Mercury News "We are just five weeks away from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The Golden State Warriors' two-man Brazilian delegation is particularly looking forward to the torch being lit. And by "looking," I mean literally. Sarah Palin may be able to see Russia from her front porch. But Warriors guard..." July 04

  • Warriors' Anderson Varejao in 'strange' position facing Cavs in NBA Finals

    USA Today "Anderson Varejao knew he had a good chance of playing in the 2016 NBA Finals. He just didn’t know he would be with the Golden State Warriors. He spent his entire career with the Cleveland Cavaliers until they traded him to the Portland Trail Blazers at the trade deadline. The Blazers cut..." June 06

  • LeBron James and Kevin Love called out Anderson Varejao for flopping

    USA Today "Game 1 of the NBA Finals couldn’t go a first half without controversy, and it all seems to be about flopping. After Draymond Green drew a foul and apparently kicked Kyrie Irving, the Warriors’ Anderson Varejao drew a questionable foul on former teammate Kevin Love." June 03

  • Anderson Varejao Is Not Guaranteed a Championship Ring If the Cavaliers Win the Title

    The Big Lead "Anderson Varejao was drafted by the Orlando Magic in the 2nd round of the 2004 NBA Draft. A month later, he was traded to the Cavaliers in the trade that brought Drew Gooden to Cleveland. Varejao then played his next 11 seasons with the Cavs, appearing in 71 playoff games for the team during..." June 01