Varejao Undergoes Successful Surgery

Anderson Varejao
CLEVELAND, OH - February 12, 2011 - Cavaliers forward/center Anderson Varejao had successful surgery to repair his ruptured right peroneal longus tendon at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina, the team announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts.

The procedure was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson with Cavaliers Head Team Physician Dr. Richard Parker from Cleveland Clinic Sports Health attending.

Varejao will now undergo a period of rest, treatment and rehabilitation for the next 12-16 weeks. His status will be updated as appropriate.