HoopsHype Anderson Varejao rumors

February 5, 2013 Updates
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Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao recently developed a blood clot (small right lower lung pulmonary embolism) and was admitted to the Cleveland Clinic last Thursday (January 17th). He is being treated with blood thinners (anticoagulants) and is expected to stay at the Clinic for several days, while undergoing treatment and observation. He will need to remain on blood thinning medication for approximately three months. While Varejao is expected to fully recover, he will miss the remainder of the current Cavaliers season. NBA.com

January 20, 2013 Updates
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Backing up the widespread notion that Cavs officials were asking for a lot in return for Varejao in trade talks with various teams, recent Hall of Fame inductee Peter Vecsey reported this week that Cleveland told the Clippers it would take DeAndre Jordan and prized reserve guard Eric Bledsoe to get him. ESPN.com

January 10, 2013 Updates
January 9, 2013 Updates

Anderson Varejao has only one fear on the basketball court, one thing that worries the Brazilian center on a consistent basis, the one thing that he learned Wednesday will keep him out 6-8 weeks this season, his third major surgery in three seasons. "This is the only thing in life that I'm scared of -- getting hurt," Varejao said, addressing the media for only the second time since suffering the injury Dec. 18. "I'm not scared about playing against tougher guys. It's just tough. Three years. It's unbelievable." Cleveland Plain Dealer

Anderson Varejao: I will need to go through another surgery. Unfortunately, it must happen though it is not easy. It is tough having to go through this injury will keep me away from the team for a few more weeks. I want to thank all the fans for the supportive messages, for the love you always showed me and for all the support given me during the times i've been injured, you always stood by my side... Twitter @VAREJAOANDERSON

Anderson Varejao will miss 6-8 weeks after learning his quadriceps injury needs surgery, the Cavaliers announced today. Varejao, who suffered what originally was diagnosed as a bruised knee on Dec. 18, will undergo surgery Thursday at the Cleveland Clinic to repair a split quad muscle and herniation Cleveland Plain Dealer

Dan Gilbert: Very disappointing news about @varejaoanderson. Nobody wanted him back on the court more than Andy himself. We keep marching ahead.... Twitter @cavsdan

January 6, 2013 Updates

The Cavs and Minnesota Timberwolves have had discussions about a possible trade involving center Anderson Varejao, according to a report in the News-Herald. One league source told FOX Sports Ohio the sides “were and are nowhere close.” FOXSports Ohio

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