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The Philadelphia Finally Won A Game, After Failing in 26 Straight Attempts

The Philadelphia 76ers won their first game in two months, as they beat the Detroit Pistons 123-98, and ended a 26-game losing streak – Mandatory Credit: Jesse Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images Rejoice Philly, the Sixers are no longer losers. Just a few days removed from tying the NBA record for most consecutive losses (26), the Philadelphia 76ers triumphed over the Detroit Pistons...
Via The Sports Journal
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Is the 76ers Defense Improving?

With March Madness in full effect this weekend and the 76ers underdogs in their match up with the Knicks on Friday and the Bulls on Saturday, we decided to give the usual Rapid Reacts post the weekend off. Despite the most recent set backs — a 1-point loss at the Garden against the Knicks  and a 10-point defeat in Chicago — as well as a losing streak that has now stretched to...
Via Philadunkia
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

GM64: Rapid (18 & Beautiful) Reacts

Sacramento Kings 115 FinalRecap | Box Score 98 Philadelphia 76ers Thaddeus Young, PF 39 MIN | 5-18 FG | 6-8 FT | 6 REB | 3 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 3 TO | 16 PTS | -16It was a roller coaster night for Thad who played with his usual high energy and thus scored some amazing buckets like his 1st Q tip-follow, but his shot was not falling and at times I thought he was forcing...
Via Philadunkia
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

76ers Sign Jarvis Varnado For Remainder Of Season

The Philadelphia 76ers have signed Jarvis Varnado for the remainder of the season. The 76ers have a team option for Varnado for next season that contains some guaranteed money.
Via RealGM
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

What can Jarvis Varnado provide for the 76ers?

What can Jarvis Varnado provide for the 76ers?The journey thus far for Jarvis Varnado in professional basketball has been chaotic to say the least.  Varnado was the 41st pick in the 2010 NBA draft by the Miami Heat, but since then, he has been all over the place. He played overseas for several seasons which included time in two different Italian leagues as well as an Israeli league...
Via isportsweb.com
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

GM60: Rapid (Close One) Reacts

Philadelphia 76ers 81 FinalRecap | Box Score 92 Orlando Magic Thaddeus Young, PF 36 MIN | 13-25 FG | 0-0 FT | 8 REB | 3 AST | 2 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 29 PTS | -3Thad continues to fight the good fight and it’s fun to watch #21 whenhe has the green light on every trip down the floor.  His dribbling skills in the open court continue to impress me as did the two tough buckets...
Via Philadunkia
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Seven Players That Could be Signed by the Chicago Bulls

Chicago Bulls Basketball– The Chicago Bulls may not have made any moves before the trade deadline like many people expected, but that doesn’t mean this roster is set in stone for the rest of the season. The Bulls current roster is at 13 — the maximum number of players allowed — after they signed Jarvis Varnado to a 10-day deal last week. Some experts predict the Bulls will...
Via Sports Mockery
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Running Down the Chicago Bulls’ Roster Situation

Chicago Bulls Basketball: As the NBA Trade Deadline rapidly approaches, the odds of the Chicago Bulls making a blockerbuster deal, or any deal for that matter, is highly unlikely. As much as Chicago may beg and plead with the Bulls front office to get a little bit farther under the cap, the truth is that it just won’t happen. The Situation The Chicago Bulls just picked up their...
Via Sports Mockery
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bulls to sign forward Jarvis Varnado

According to Y! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, the Bulls are expected to sign center Jarvis Varnado to a 10-day contract. The 6-foot-10 power forward worked out in Chicago on Monday, according to Wojnarowski. In 22 games with the D-League's Iowa Energy this year, Varnado averaged 14.1 points, 11.0 rebounds and 4.7 blocks in nearly 32 minutes per game.
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Add Jarvis Varnado, Justin Hamilton, Larry Drew II To D-League Team

The Miami Heat have invited Jarvis Varnado, Justin Hamilton and Larry Drew II to the Sioux Falls Skyforce's training camp. Varnado, Hamilton and Drew were cuts by the Heat in training camp. All of those players are eligible to be claimed by any NBA team at any time, with the Heat not holding exclusive rights.
Via RealGM
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat Release Three Players

The Miami Heat began trimming their roster on Monday, as they waived Jarvis Varnado, Charlie Westbrook and Larry Drew II. The moves leave Miami with 17 player on its roster, meaning they still need to cut two more players before the season starts (a team can carry a maximum of 15 in the regular season). The releases are far from being surprises; Michael Beasley and Roger Mason...
Via Heat Rising
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Heat waive Jarvis Varnado, Larry Drew II and Charlie Westbrook

The Miami HEAT announced today that they have waived forward Jarvis Varnado and guards Larry Drew II and Charlie Westbrook. Varnado appeared in six games with the HEAT this preseason and averaged 2.0 points 2.3 rebounds and 9.9 minutes. Additionally he appeared in 13 regular season games with the HEAT last season totaling eight points nine rebounds three assists two blocks and a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat Waive Jarvis Varnado

The Miami Heat have waived Jarvis Varnado. Varnado has bounced around since becoming the 41st overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft out of Mississippi State. Varnado was on Miami's roster for the 2013 NBA Playoffs.
Via RealGM
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat sign guard Roger Mason Jr. to non-guaranteed deal

So what if there's hardly any room on the roster. The Miami Heat have added another NBA veteran. The Heat on Friday announced the signing of guard Roger Mason Jr., a nine-year man. Mason, whose deal is not guaranteed, joins a crowded situation in an attempt to earn a final roster spot. The Heat have 13 players with guaranteed contracts and the most they can keep is for the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

A Study in Green: Kris Joseph, Jarvis Varnado & Darko Milicic

In this week’s addition to A Study In Green, we talk about former Celtics Kris Joseph, Jarvis Varnado and Darko Milicic. The Good Joseph‘s start for the Celtics in the 2012 NBA Summer League was promising.  in the Orlando Summer League, Joseph played 5 games, averaging 9.4 points per game and 5.8 rebounds per game.  In his 10 games for the Maine Red Claws he averaged 17...
Via In The Neutral Zone
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat Could Maintain 13 Players Throughout Next Season

The Miami Heat have 13 guaranteed contracts on their roster and could maintain the same amount throughout the upcoming season. The Heat have told some player agents that they may carry only 13 players. The Heat signed Justin Hamilton and Eric Griffin to non-guaranteed deals on Tuesday. Jarvis Varnado also is under a non-guaranteed contract.
Via RealGM
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Jarvis Varnado To Be In Camp With Heat Amid Report Of Deal In Italy

Jarvis Varnado will be with the Miami Heat for training camp. A report in La Gazzetta dello Sports indicated Varnado was close to a deal in Italy. "Fact is, Jarvis is under contract with the Heat. Jarvis hasn't accepted any offer from any team in Europe and Jarvis plans on playing for the Heat next year," Frankel said. "There's a lot of teams in Europe that...
Via RealGM
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Agent refutes Heat's Varnado link to team in Italy

If Jarvis Varnado is going to leave the Miami Heat to play overseas it will be a case of later rather than sooner. Despite a report in La Gazzetta dello Sport that the shot-blocking center was close to a deal in Italy Boca Raton-based agent Mitch Frankel said Sunday his client remains under contract to the Heat and is planning to be at training camp which opens Oct. 1. Varnado...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat Unlikely To Add Big Man Or Keep Varnado

The Miami Heat are unlikely to add another big man to their roster. The Heat have Chris Bosh, Chris Andersen, Udonis Haslam, Greg Oden and Joel Anthony as their bigs. The Heat also are unlikely to retain Jarvis Varnado.
Via RealGM
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Spurs, Heat set to square off in preseason

Revenge is a dish best served cold. Well, kinda.   The San Antonio Spurs' first crack at the defending champion Miami Heat will be on Oct. 19.   Yes, it's just preseason. And sure, Norris Cole, Jarvis Varnado and Rashard Lewis will likely log more time than LeBron James, especially since they square off early in the preseason. But it will still dramatically...
Via Project Spurs
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Varnado Leads Heat To 82-76 Win Over Cavaliers

The Miami Heat beat the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 82-76 in Summer League play on Saturday. Jarvis Varnado led the Heat with 13 points and 12 rebounds, while Damion James had 12 points and 10 rebounds. Justin Harper had 21 points and five rebounds for the Cavaliers.
Via RealGM
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Wolves Beat Heat 80-71

The Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Miami Heat by a final score of 80-71 in Summer League play on Tuesday. Shabazz Muhammad scored seven points on 3-for-10 shooting. Brandon Paul had 13 points in 22 minutes. Jarvis Varnado led the Heat with eight points, six rebounds and five blocks.
Via RealGM
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Schroder Leads Hawks To 75-71 Win Over Heat

The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Miami Heat by a final score of 75-71 in Summer League play on Sunday. Dennis Schroder had nine points, eight assists, four rebounds and four steals, while John Jenkins scored 19. Jarvis Varnado had eight points, seven rebounds and three blocks.
Via RealGM
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Jarvis Varnado wants to show Heat more than defense

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Maybe the Miami Heat don't need Jarvis Varnado to try contesting every shot within his reach for him to give them a lift. The 6-foot-10 Varnado, who is the NCAA's all-time leader in blocked shots, recorded nine rejections in the Heat's first two Orlando Pro Summer League games. But on Tuesday, he turned in an usual linescore for him -- 16 points with...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat invite 24 players to play on summer league teams

MIAMI If the Miami Heat dont find an intriguing prospect this summer, it wont be from a lack of effort.The Heat on Tuesday unveiled a whopping 24 players who will be on their summer-league roster. Six of the players will participate in just the Orlando Summer League and six in just the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. The other 12 will play in both.Miami has 12 players with guaranteed...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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