ImageIn recognition Anderson Varejão's performance throughout the year of 2009, the Brazilian will receive the Olympic Brazil award for the best player of the country.

The choice headed by the Brazilian Olympic Committee was made by sport managers, players, journalists, former players and sport personalities.
The Cleveland Cavaliers power forward/centre declared to be happy and proud for the distinction, highlighting the special season he had. I

n fact, 2009 marked his return to the national team, which won the Americas Championship and managed to qualify for next year's World Championship. Moreover, Varejão had his best season with the Cavs since joining the NBA in 2004, averaging 8.6 points (53.6% FG, 61.6% FT) and 7.2 rebounds per game.

Author: R. Horta, Basket-Spot