With rumors shrilling yesterday about a contract extension for Cavaliers forward/center Anderson Varejao, the Cleveland Cavaliers confirmed an extension for the 11-year veteran.
#Cavs and @VAREJAOANDERSON sign contract extension. View [DETAILS]: https://t.co/LI4mN1fgys#AllForOnepic.twitter.com/cUg2PuPKLl
— Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) October 31, 2014
Varejao, 32, who has spent his entire career with the Cavaliers, has been a fan favorite with the franchise ever since he has entire the league.
ESPN NBA reporter Marc Stein first reported yesterday that the Cavs were close to completing a contract extension with Varejao.
Here in Cleveland today, ESPN sources say Cavs & Anderson Varejao nearing agreement on three-year extension believed to be worth $30 million
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) October 30, 2014
Stein reported the deal would a three-year/$30 million extension but the Cavaliers have yet to announced the details of Varejao’s multiyear deal.
Varejao has averaged 7.8 points, 7.8 rebounds, 0.9 steals and 0.7 blocks in his 11-year career.