The Cavaliers have signed starting center Anderson Varejao to a contract extension. Terms of the deal were not immediately known, but the sides had been discussing a three-year, $30 million contract.
Varejao was in the final year of a six-year contract he signed in 2008. He was eligible to become a free agent this summer, but the Cavs decided to lock him up for a few more seasons. Known for his non-stop energy on the floor, the 32-year-old Varejao has played in 535 games with Cleveland, averaging 7.8 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. He has appeared in a franchise-record tying 71 postseason games.