Merry fucking Christmas, Cleveland.

In the third quarter of last night's game against the Timberwolves, Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao went down and stayed down. Today, Adrian Wojnarowski reports that it's a torn Achilles tendon, and he's done for the year.

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It's the third time in five years that Varejao will have missed more than 50 games, and puts the Cavs immediately in the market for a replacement if they don't want Kevin Love and Brendan Haywood splitting time at center.

The Cavs can apply for a $5 million Disabled Player Exception to find a replacement, but they already have a $5.2 million Traded Player Exception and can't combine the two, so this doesn't really expand their options. And for the moment at least, their options aren't exactly...

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