Dinamo Sassari adds shot blocking ace Varnado

Jul 22, 2015 by Euroleague.net Print
Dinamo Sassari adds shot blocking ace Varnado
Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari reached an agreement with center Jarvis Varnado to work together next season, the club announced Wednesday. Varnado (2.06 meters, 27 years old) arrives from Piratas de Quebradillas, where he averaged 10.8 points, 7.9 rebounds and 2.5 blocks in 16 Puerto Rican League games last season. He started the 2014-15 season with Los Angeles of the D-League before joining Quebradillas. Varnado has also played for Tuscany Tissue Pistoia and Virtus Rome of Italy, Hapoel Jerusalem of Israel, Sioux Falls and Iowa of the D-League and Miami, Philadelphia and Boston of the NBA. An accomplished shot blocker, Varnado has led most competitions he has played in this category. He leads the NCAA in career blocks with 564 in 141 games playing for Mississippi State. Varnado has also been a member of the USA U21 national team.