Anderson Varejao leads the NBA in rebounding at 15.4 per game. Hes recorded 10 straight double-doubles. Hes recorded 10 straight games of at least 15 rebounds.
More precisely, in the previous 10 games, Varejao is averaging 17.4 rebounds per game. In the Cavs four wins, hes at 18.8 rpg.
On top of that, Varejao is the Cavs top scorer (15.0 ppg) and arguably their best passer while Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters are sidelined with injuries.
We always knew Varejao had this type of potential. Even before this season, he was pretty good. But this year, man, hes off the charts.
Then theres Kevin Love. You remember him, dont you?
Hes the Timberwolves power forward who compiled an NBA-record 53 consecutive double-doubles in points and rebounds last season.
Like Varejao, Love has great hands for a big man and a real nose for the ball. Love is a more reliable scorer, the defending three-point shooting champion, and perhaps the games best all-around power forward.
Love has ...