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Cavs waive DeAndre Liggins; sitting the 'Big 3' against Miami

Updated: Apr. 10, 2017 at 3:33 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Cleveland Cavaliers are resting the 'Big 3' tonight against the Miami Heat.

Kyrie Irving has a problem with his surgically repaired left knee, which the Cavs are calling tendinitis. The team also says LeBron James has a right calf strain and Kevin Love is listed as questionable with an illness.

In addition to LeBron, Love, and Irving not playing -- Tristan Thompson is still out with a sprained thumb.

Meanwhile, could Anderson Varejao be coming back to the Cavs?

The Cavs waived DeAndre Liggins Monday morning.

Team officials say the move was made in order to free up a roster spot in the final week of the regular season.

Among the names being thrown around as a replacement -- Andy Varejao,

Liggins made 61 appearances, including 19 starts, for the Cavs this season and averaged 2.4 points in 12.3 minutes minutes per game.

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