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Originally Published: December 3, 2012
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com

Anderson Varejao doesn't have any plays called for him, isn't featured on any arena marquees, and usually isn't the first Cleveland Cavalier people mention when discussing the team -- that would be second-year guard Kyrie Irving, or perhaps even electrifying rookie Dion Waiters.