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Varejao's homecoming upstages LeBron

By Associated Press in Rio de Janeiro | China Daily | Updated: 2014-10-11 07:42

They don't get any bigger than LeBron James - except when you're in Brazil, where the attention paid to Anderson Varejao eclipses his NBA superstar teammate.

As the Cleveland duo practiced together on Thursday for a preseason game in Rio de Janeiro against the Miami Heat, it was easy to believe the Cavaliers were Varejao's team.

The hugely popular Varejao has returned to play NBA basketball in the homeland he left at 19.

Varejao's homecoming upstages LeBron

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