The long-term gains of being in the LeBron business

When LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2010, Dan Gilbert's franchise went from breaking even most seasons with an expensive payroll, and luxury tax on top of that, to turning a profit of $33 million during the 10-11 season. Despite being in a financially limited small market, The LeBron Economy was kept in place for that first season without him with Quicken Loans Arena...
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Report: Anderson Varejao clears waivers

Sideshow Andy could be coming to an NBA team near you!Veteran big man Anderson Varejao has cleared waivers and is now a free agent, per Chris B. Haynes of ESPN. The 34-year-old was waived by Golden State on Friday so they could sign undrafted guard Briante Weber. It’s unclear what kind of interest Varejao, who is averaging just 1.3 points and 1.9 rebounds in 6.6 minutes per game...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

An Anderson Varejao-Cleveland Cavaliers reunion likely?

Anderson Varejao was waived by the Golden State Warriors on Friday and could sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Varejao only played in 14 games this season. He averaged about 1.3 points and 1.9 rebounds per game during that span. Varejao joined Golden State last year in February and re-signed with the team this past offseason. He went to the 2016 NBA Finals with the Warriors last...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors waive veteran Anderson Varejao

The two-time defending Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors made a rare roster move on Friday. According to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the team waived veteran center Anderson Varejao to make room for D-league star Briante Weber. Varejao’s ultimate demise in Golden State isn’t necessarily a surprising piece of information. Even with the team losing Andrew...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Varejao would not accept title ring from Cavs

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 eligible to receive a championship ring from time with #Cavs, but told he has no plans to accept after finishing with...
Via Sportsnaut
July 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Anderson Varejao has not asked Cavs for championship ring

Anderson Varejao signed with the Golden State Warriors in February, after spending his first 31 games of the season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he had been his entire 12-year career. Well, the Warriors and Cavs of course met in the NBA Finals, making Varejao the only player in NBA history to play for both Finals representatives in the same season. This of course brought...
Via The Comeback
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors the 'heavy favorite' to sign Varejao

Cleveland fans may see Anderson Varejao sooner than anticipated, as the long-time Cavalier forward-center is likely to join the Golden State Warriors as soon as 5 p.m. on Sunday, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. On Saturday, Stein reported that the Warriors were joined by the Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs in pursuit of the recently-waived big man, but it appears that...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Cavs could have Anderson Varejao in NBA Finals

by Scott Sargent The Cleveland Cavaliers may have forward-center Anderson Varejao at their disposal during the NBA Finals. Though thought to be done for the season,’s Brian Windhorst stated that the team will potentially have Varejao at the ready for their trip to Oakland next week, only to be deployed if the situation gets dire. On his most recent edition of “Hey...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Anderson Varejao out for season with torn Achilles

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ Big Three have remained healthy this season, but one of the Cavs’ key role players was not so lucky. Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarnowski reported Wednesday, citing a league source, that Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao has a been diagnosed with a torn Achilles and will miss the rest of the season. Varejao suffered the injury during Tuesday night...
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs fear Anderson Varejao done for the year with torn Achilles

Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao will undergo an MRI on Wednesday, but the team fears that they’re about to receive a terrible Christmas gift in the way of a torn Achilles tendon. Though non-contact, the Brazilian big man landed awkwardly in the third quarter of Tuesday’s 125-104 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. He left the floor without being able to put weight...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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