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What Varejao's Injury Means for Cavs' Future

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Practices are typically a time of rest for Cleveland’s Anderson Varejao.

Earning the most playing time in his career to this point in the 2010-11 season, a team-high 32.1 minutes per game entering Sunday night, Cavaliers head coach has been taking it easy on his starting center when the team takes to the practice floor at the Cleveland Clinic Courts. But as their luck would have it, in what is slowly becoming a season to forget, Varejao would fall victim to a foot injury while running a non-contact drill during Thursday’s practice.

The injury, a complete tear of the peroneus longus in the midfoot of the right ankle and foot, is likely to keep Varejao on the shelf for the rest of the season.

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