Originally written January 10, 2013 on Crossover Chronicles:
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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 to have surgery today (Thursday) to repair a right knee contusion and he could be out for six to eight weeks. Obviously the Cavs are not psychic and could not predict this, but Varejao is no stranger to injuries. He has only played more than 60 games in a season three times in his eight-year career. The team did not get any offers worth considering while Varejao was healthy, and now they surely will not get any while he is recovering from knee surgery. If you want to find a bright spot in all of this for the Cavs, they are a young team always looking to find experience for first- and second-year pl...
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