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Cavaliers' Anderson Varejao out for season because of torn tendon
Cavaliers' Anderson Varejao out for season because of torn tendon

Anderson Varejao's season has ended, dealing a major blow to the Cleveland Cavaliers' NBA title hopes. Cleveland's starting center tore his left Achilles tendon on Tuesday night in a win over Minnesota, an injury that will cost him the rest of this season and will force the Cavaliers to look for immediate help up front. The Cavaliers said an MRI exam confirmed the feared tear and that Varejao will undergo surgery “in the near future.” A timetable for his return and rehab will not be established until after the operation. The 6-foot-11 Varejao, one of the team's most popular players, was positioning under the basket for a rebound in the third quarter when...

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