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Jeff Varem - SF/PF, 6'6, 245
Retired - Retired after 2012 season
       Date of birth: 07/16/1983
       Country: Nigeria
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2005
     Out of: Washington State
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right

11th July, 2005 France Signed a one year contract with Pau-Orthez.
2nd October, 2006 NBA Signed an unguaranteed one year minimum salary cotnract with Chicago.
13th October, 2006 NBA Waived by Chicago.
2nd November, 2006 D-League Drafted 47th overall in the 2006 D-League Draft by Sioux Falls Skyforce.
26th March, 2007 D-League Waived by Sioux Falls Skyforce.
29th March, 2007 D-League Acquired by Tulsa 66ers.
19th April, 2007 Philippines Signed for the remainder of the PBA Fiesta Confernce with Coca-Cola Tigers.
30th May, 2007 Philippines Released by Coca-Cola Tigers.
9th September, 2007 France Signed a one year contract with ASVEL Villerbanne.
5th January, 2008 France Released by ASVEL Villerbanne.
13th March, 2009 Iran Signed for the duration of the WABA Club Championship with Saba Mehr.
7th April, 2009 Philippines Signed for the remainder of the PBA Fiesta Conference with Barako Bull Energy Boosters.
2nd May, 2009 Philippines Released by Barako Bull Energy Boosters
12th December, 2009 Iran Signed for the remainder of the season with Saba Mehr.
18th July, 2010 France Signed a one year contract with Limoges.
13th September, 2010 France Released by Limoges.
3rd January, 2011 South Korea Signed for the remainder of the season with Anyang KGC.
When: Where:
2001 - 2003 Vincennes (Junior College)
2003 - 2005 Washington State (NCAA)
July 2005 Cleveland Cavaliers (Summer League)
July 2005 - June 2006 Pau-Orthez (France)
July 2006 Phoenix Suns (Summer League)
October 2006 Chicago Bulls (NBA)
November 2006 - March 2007 Sioux Falls Skyforce (D-League)
March 2007 - April 2007 Tulsa 66ers (D-League)
April 2007 - May 2007 Coca-Cola Tigers (Philippines)
July 2007 Orlando Magic (Summer League)
September 2007 - January 2008 ASVEL Villerbanne (France)
July 2008 New Orleans Hornets (Summer League)
March 2009 - April 2009 Saba Mehr (Iran)
April 2009 - May 2009 Barako Bull (Philippines)
December 2009 - June 2010 Saba Mehr (Iran)
July 2010 - September 2010 Limoges (France)
January 2011 - June 2011 Anyang KGC (South Korea)
From blog:

   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 68

- Jeff Varem

Former Washington State forward Varem has spent at least part of the year in Iran, playing for Saba Mehr. However, any more information than that is extremely hard to come by. As far as I can tell, he is no longer there, and may not have been for a few months.

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   John Lucas III Involved In Very Lame Chinese Fight

Sticking with the Asia theme, in non-Chinese world news, Ekene Ibekwe (of Maryland and Raptors summer league fame) has signed in Iran with a team called Imam Harbour, and former Bulls and Suns camp invitee Jeff Varem has also signed in Iran with Saba Mehr. There, he will replace Priest Lauderdale, as the world's tallest Bulgarian is currently injured.

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