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CLEVELAND -- Guard Kyrie Irving led all scorers with 33 points to propel the Cavaliers to a 99-83 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena. Irving was magnificent on the offensive end by making 11 of 15 from the field, 5 of 6 from the 3-point line and 6 of 6 from the foul line. The 6-foot-3, 191-pounder dished out four assists. The Hawks (20-14), who entered the game with the third seed in the Eastern Conference, dropped their fourth game in a row. Their four-game winning streak at The Q also was snapped. The Cavs (9-28) used just nine players. Two others were available, swingman C.J. Miles and shooting guard Daniel Gibson, but both were coming off injuries. Cavs forward Alonzo Gee fired in 15 points, 12 in the first quarter. Power forward Tristan Thompson, who has thrived during Anderson Varejao's absence, recorded his 13th double-double of the season. He had a game-high 14 rebounds and added 11 points. Center Tyler Zeller added 11 point...
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Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao had surgery to repair a split leg muscle, an injury that could sideline him two more months.
Varejao had the operation on Thursday at The Cleveland Clinic. The team said he is resting comfortably and will be kept overnight. Varejao, the NBA's leading rebounder, has been sidelined since getting hurt against Toronto on Dec. 18. His injury was...
The Cleveland Cavaliers must be kicking themselves a little bit for not trading Anderson Varejao when they had the chance. Varejao was the hottest commodity on the market only a few weeks ago when he was hitting 15 and 15 almost every night. Now a knee injury that the team originally thought would keep him out just a couple of days, looks to be much more severe. Varejao is going...
CLEVELAND -- Well, how about that?
On the same day the Cavs found out Anderson Varejao will be lost for another six to eight weeks with a knee injury (and surgery), they come out and play like a bunch of wild things.
They played with energy, they played with focus, they played with a purpose. If you didnt know any better, youd think they've been doing this a while.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have been without Anderson Varejao for 10 games now, and he will not play tonight. This comes after being diagnosed with a bruised knee. That's right, a bruised knee. If we are considering the history of injury diagnoses in the NBA this season, we may want to disregard the initial diagnosis. Remember Steve Nash's shin contusion? According...
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Here's a major blow to fantasy owners. Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao is scheduled to undergo knee surgery tomorrow (January 10) and will miss six to eight weeks, according to the Cavs' Twitter feed.
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The news that Samardo Samuels had been waived by the Cavaliers this weekend was a major bummer.
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On the Stepien Rules Facebook page I went into more detail this morning. I only bring it up here, too, in order to enter these sentiments for the record.
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Cleveland Caveliers C Anderson Varejao will need surgery for a torn leg muscle and will be sidelined for the next 6-8 weeks. Tonight’s game at home against the Atlanta Hawks will mark the 11th straight game Varejao has missed. At first he was listed as day-to-day but the “bruise” wasn’t healing, causing team Doctors to [...]The post Dommermuth: Varejao Out w/ Torn Leg Muscle...
“I’m still trying to be very optimistic that he’ll be able to play, I just don’t know when,” Scott said. “I hope I’m not talking like it’s long term or for the season, I’m still optimistic he’ll be able to play this year until the doctors tell me something different.”
Scott didn’t provide many more details about the injury, but agreed that after missing 10...
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Anderson Varejao was injured during the Cavaliers game against the Raptors on Dec. 8.
After missing 10 games, the Cleveland Cavaliers have decided that Anderson Varejao needs surgery to repair a "a small longitudinal split in the vastus medialis." In a post I wrote back in early December, the Cavaliers missed out on their chance to "dump" Varejao and his injury prone style of play while he was the hottest thing in basketball. Clearly the Cavaliers...
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