Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/30/12
CLEVELAND – There might come a day when the Cavaliers deal center Anderson Varejao. However, whenever they think about trading him, they should pop in a videotape of him from the Cavs' 94-84 victory over the Washington Wizards in the season opener Tuesday for both teams. The 6-foot-11, 260-pound Varejao established career highs in rebounds (23) and assists (nine), as he took advantage of the Wizards' porous defense. It didn't help that the Wizards were missing two key big men in Nene (foot) and Kevin Seraphin (calf). Varejao ended with nine points and made 3 of 7 shots. Point guard Kyrie Irving led all scorers with 29 points, six rebounds and three assists. He knocked down 3 of 6 shots from the three-point line. His sidekick, rookie Dion Waiters, displayed a scorer's touch in his first NBA game, finishing with 17 points. The play everyone will remember came with 8:33 left in the third quarter. Waiters stole the ball from Wizards guard Bradley Beal and went in for a slam...
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