Anderson Varejao is reportedly progressing well from his torn Achilles, but he will remain sidelined for the 2014-15 regular-season as well as the playoffs.
The Cavaliers have been granted a $4.9 million Disabled Player Exception for Anderson Varejao, who will miss the remainder of the season due to Achilles surgery.
Anderson Varejao underwent surgery on Friday to repair his torn Achilles and he will miss the remainder of the 2014-15 season.
The Cavs are reportedly doing their due diligence but are in no rush to find a replacement for Anderson Varejao (Achilles).
Anderson Varejao suffered a torn Achilles tendon during Tuesday's game and has been ruled out for the rest of the season.
According to a source close to Anderson Varejao, his ankle injury does not look good at all and he is currently having an MRI.
The Cavaliers are concerned that Anderson Varejao may have injured his left Achilles during Tuesday's game, according to Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today.
Anderson Varejao (ankle) was seen in a walking boot after Tuesday's game and was also using crutches.
Anderson Varejao was helped to the Cavaliers' locker room after injuring his left leg/ankle during Tuesday's game, and will not return.
Anderson Varejao poured in 18 efficient points during Sunday's win over the Grizzlies, adding seven rebounds and two assists in 27 minutes.
Anderson Varejao played just 17 minutes in Friday's win, scoring seven points on 1-of-4 shooting with five rebounds and one block.
Anderson Varejao was quiet in 16 foul-plagued minutes during Tuesday's home win, finishing with eight points, six rebounds, one assist and one block.
Anderson Varejao returned from his rib injury to start Tuesday's game, finishing with eight points, eight rebounds, one assist and two steals in a home victory vs. Milwaukee.
Anderson Varejao (ribs) will return from a one-game absence and start at center on Tuesday as the Cavs take on the Bucks.