Full Name:
Anderson Varejao
Position:
Forward
College:
N/A
Height:
6-10 (2.09 m)
Weight:
230 (104.3 kg)
Team:
F.C. Barcelona (Spain)
Birthdate:
September 28, 1982
Birthplace:
Colatina, Brazil

Statistics

HIGHLIGHTS
An early entry candidate for the 2002 NBA Draft.
Made a switch in midseason to F.C. Barcelona in Spain, making his ACB (Spanish League) debut February 10, 2002.
Had been having a fantastic season in his native Brazil for Franca Sau Paulo.
A member of the Brazilian National Team and a former member of Brazilís Junior National Team.
Earned a bronze medal with Brazil at the 2001 Goodwill Games.
In the 106-98 overtime loss to the United States in the semifinals, tallied seven points, seven rebounds, two assists and two steals in 23 minutes of playing time.
Is the younger brother of Sandro Varejao, who played in the Big East Conference at West Virginia.

In his second game with F.C. Barcelona in ACB play, scored six points and grabbed nine rebounds in only 19 minutes vs. Gijon.

Through nine games of Euroleague play, averaged 4.7 points and 4.0 rebounds in 13.4 minutes. Tallied 10 points and seven rebounds in 20 minutes vs. Benetton Treviso of Italy.
Contributed eight points and six rebounds in 22 minutes vs. Scavolini Pesaro.

Prior to moving to F.C. Barcelona in February, was dominating the Brazilian League in his first season at the top level.
Averaging 17.7 points, 9.7 rebounds and three blocked shots.
Was named MVP even though he left in February to play in Spain.

Previously played for Franca Marathon, the Franca team in the second division.
Led that team to a 24-4 record during the 2000-01 season.

STATISTICS - F.C. Barcelona (ACB)
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2001-02 2   3 8 .375 2 2 1.000 11 1 2 1 8 4.0
Three-point field goals: 0-for-0.

STATISTICS - F.C. Barcelona (Euroleague)
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2001-02 9   15 29 .517 9 15 .600 36 2 10 4 42 4.7
Three-point field goals: 1-for-1 (1.000).