Anderson Varejao Developed a Blood Clot, Will Miss Remainder of Season

by January 21, 2013

Sad news for Cavs big man Anderson Varejao—after undergoing leg surgery, he developed a blood clot in his lung and will be forced to sit out the remainder of the season. Via “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.”