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It takes quite a lot of good marketing to get fans out to watch a 7-24 NBA basketball team, but on Friday night the Cleveland Cavaliers did just that. They had Anderson Varejao wig night for their game against the Atlanta Hawks. The Cavs lost the game like usual, but we got this great video out of it. Check it out below to see some of the wigs that came out to enjoy the game.
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Following last night’s win against the Cavaliers, All-Star center Al Horford was very flattering of the opponent’s fans.
Cleveland fans are great! Very impressed with the way they support their team.
— Al Horford (@Al_Horford) December 29, 2012
Horford was teammates at the University of Florida for two seasons with another center in the association who’s not quite so fond...
The Cleveland Cavaliers held a "Wild Thing Wig Night" promotion at Quicken Loans Arena for Friday night's game against the Atlanta Hawks as a tribute to center Anderson Varejao. The first 10,000 fans received a wig modeled after Varejao's curly hair, complete with a yellow Cavs headband.
The fans seemed to enjoy wearing the wigs, and even guard Daniel Gibson...
Tweet Unfortunately, Cleveland Cavaliers big man Anderson Varejao did not take part in Friday’s 102-94 defeat to the Atlanta Hawks due to a bruised right knee. But he was in the building to see a promotion in his honor. The Cavs held “Wild Thing Wig Night“, giving away a wig that resembles the hair of [...]
Back on Friday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers hosted the Atlanta Hawks and held a special night in honor of floppy-haired center Anderson Varejao.It was Anderson Varejao wig night and below is a just few of the images from the fans and camera guys donning the fake hair:
Cleveland guard Daniel Gibson sustained a concussion Friday against Atlanta and will sit out the Cavaliers' game Saturday night in Brooklyn.
Gibson was injured when he collided with Atlanta's Anthony Morrow midway through the second quarter. Gibson was on the floor for several minutes before being helped to his feet. He walked to the locker room under his own power, but...
The Cavaliers recalled forward Samardo Samuels from Canton of the NBA Development League.
Samuels averaged 20.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 37.5 minutes in two games with the Charge. Before being assigned to Canton, he played 18 games for the Cavs, averaging 3.2 points and 1.6 rebounds in 10.9 minutes per game. He made one start.
At 7-25, the struggling Cavs have the second-worst...
CLEVELAND -- With the game in the balance, Cavaliers rookie guard Dion Waiters dribbled near the top of the key, passed to rookie center Tyler Zeller, who then passed it back.
Two rookies. One ball. One outcome to be determined. The results werent likely to be very good.
And they werent.
Waiters missed an off-balance jumper from the perimeter, a shot that came with enough time...
Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao will remain on the sideline for two games this weekend because of a bruised right knee. Varejao already has missed four games with the injury and will not play against Atlanta on Friday in Cleveland or at Brooklyn on Saturday, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported Friday. He was hurt Dec. 18 in a game against Toronto. The NBA's leading...
Tristan Thompson has a solid chance to obtain a fifth- and sixth-straight double-double as the Cavaliers have ruled Anderson Varejao out for the remainder of the weekend with a bruised knee.
The Cavaliers will host the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night before traveling to Brooklyn to face the new-look Nets on Saturday. They have won two-straight games for the first time this season and...
Anderson Varejao injured his right knee on Dec. 18.
This happened a lot.
The Cavs nearly stole this one. Well, they nearly forced overtime.
Cleveland dug themselves a decent sized hole, forcing themselves to play catch-up for the bulk of the night, but they had a shot. With a player like Kyrie Irving, you always have a shot.
It wasn’t Irving’s best game; Kyrie finished with 13 points on just 5-16 shooting and was 1-6 from behind...
Brook Lopez was just too much for the depleted and young Cavalier frontcourt. The Brooklyn big man had a game-high 35 points and fouled Tyler Zeller out as the Cavaliers used a late surge to close the gap against the Nets, but Kyrie Irving’s game-tying three-point attempt misfired as time expired, giving the Nets a 103-100 win at the Barclays Center. C.J. Miles led the team with...
The Fox Sports Ohio crew used the stat during the Washington game on Wednesday. Byron Scott referenced the stat himself last night in his post game press conference. It’s on the mind of everyone who watches the Cavaliers and follows them more closely than checking the final score alert on one’s smartphone.
“In their 24 losses, the Cavaliers have either lead or trailed by no...
The Cavs are riding a two-game winning streak for the first time this season, and theyve done it without Anderson Varejao. Thats a good thing, considering Varejaos bruised knee will keep him out of both games this weekend (the Cavs play Saturday at Brooklyn). The Hawks have also won two in a row, including Wednesdays double-overtime thriller vs. Detroit. This is their...