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The Cavaliers were playing the 2nd night of a back to back and their 4th game in 5 days. And they played like it, too.
Not a whole lot to say about this one. The Cavaliers, without guards Kyrie Irving and Daniel Gibson, were simply flat from start to finish. Lost in all the gloom and monotony of this game was another great double-double effort from Anderson Varejao who finished with 20 points and 18 rebounds. The Cavaliers also held their opponents to below 50% from the field for the 2nd consecutive game. So, if you want to focus on positives, there were at least a couple nice things to take away from this one.
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Daniel Gibson was not 0n the Cavaliers bench or behind it in street clothes. This was odd considering he was not on any injury report given by the Cavaliers pregame, and was expected to play. Following the first quarter, the Cavs announced he was a “late scratch” with his elbow injury.
Following the game, the Cavaliers announced that Daniel Gibson and rookie Dion Waiters will...
The elections may be long in the rear view, but the lobbying in Cleveland may be reaching new levels. As the Cavaliers dropped yet another nail-biter to one of the NBA’s elite teams, it was Anderson Varejao who continued to keep his bruised and battered team on the positive side of the ledger, pulling down 22 more rebounds, obtaining possession of balls which he had no business...
It was another wasted effort by the Cleveland Cavaliers Anderson Varejao who continues to play inspired basketball for his Cleveland Cavaliers team. The Cavaliers out played the Memphis Grizzlies for 3 periods in the game before the wheels completely fell off the Cleveland Cavaliers team. The Cavs only scored 9 points in the 4th quarter of the game. You see the Grizzlies remembered...
This one stings a bit.
The Memphis Grizzlies, without starting PG Mike Conley, came out torching the Cavaliers’ defense on their first few possessions. It looked like it could be a predictably rough game. But then Anderson Varejao went to work. Andy started rebounding like a man possessed and ignited the Cavaliers to take the first quarter lead.
In fact, the Cavaliers would win...
One month into the season, Anderson Varejao is All-Star worthy.
"He's the best center in the NBA right now; by far the best in the Eastern Conference," said Cavaliers coach Byron Scott.
Even if you don't entirely agree with Varejao's coach, it's hard to argue with the numbers.
The 6-foot-11 wild man is averaging a career-high 14.5 points. He leads the...
Anderson Varejao is an All-Star.
While sharing a court with Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol on Monday night, he was also the best big man on the floor.
The Cavaliers fumbling away a fourth quarter lead doesn't dismiss that simple fact. In some ways, I suppose, it even highlights what Varejao is doing on a nightly basis this season even more.
Without Kyrie Irving, especially...
Anderson Varejao is shooting 51 percent from the field and has extended his range.
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“At his current pace (and if he stays healthy), Varejao would finish the season with about 1,222 rebounds. That would destroy the Cavaliers’ single season record, which...
The Cleveland Cavaliers had an interesting Thanksgiving weekend. Last Wednesday they got things started with a big win at home against Philadelphia to end their losing streak. Jeremy Pargo had an absolutely insane breakout game in filling in for Kyrie Irving.
Unfortunately, the Cavaliers had to follow that up with another road trip. This one a 3 game trip, and they have already lost...
The Cleveland Cavaliers lost another game this time they fell to the Phoenix Suns 91-78. As the head-line said, Cavs coach Byron Scott gave a lot of credit for the hard play of Anderson Varejao and said the rest of the team sucked. The Cavaliers have had the saem problem all season so far, the rest of the team isn’t showing the same kind of hustle as Varejao they need to step back...
No doubt about it, Anderson Varejao of the Cleveland Cavaliers has been playing some inspired basketball; he’s averaging 14.5 points, 14.7 rebounds, and 3.2 assists per game. But the best center in the NBA? “To me, he’s the best center in the NBA,” Cavaliers coach Byron Scott said. “He’s by far the best in the [...]The post Byron Scott on Anderson Varejao: “He’s the...
Just when the Charlotte Bobcats thought it was safe to claim the NBA's worst record ever, the Washington Wizards rise up, and attempt to lay claim to the thrown. Here is the latest update for the NBA's worst teams, NBAwful 2012-13, Vol. II.Washington Wizards: Breaking news!! The Wizards won a game! The Wizards beat the Trailblazers Wednesday night to break into the win column...
CLEVELAND -- Anderson Varejao had a night to remember, but his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates had a night to forget. The Phoenix Suns sent the Cavs to their fourth consecutive loss with a 91-78 decision Tuesday before a sparse crowd of 13,687 at Quicken Loans Arena. Varejao finished with 20 points and 18 rebounds, both game highs. He converted 10 of 15 shots from the floor. The...
CLEVELAND -- The Cavaliers are entering dangerous territory, the kind that can cause a team to lose a grip on the buying public way too soon in a season.
That's not a criticism. It's a harsh reality.
The latest example came Tuesday, a 91-78 embarrassment against a Phoenix team that isn't very good.
Did we mention the game was at home?
Did we mention the Cavs blew...