Varejao Considers Himself 'Very Lucky' to Survive Life-Threatening Blood Clot

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Varejao Considers Himself 'Very Lucky' to Survive Life-Threatening Blood Clot
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Cleveland's Anderson Varejao didn't realize the blood clot in his lower right lung was life-threatening until after surgery corrected the problem, the Cavaliers' forward told Yahoo! Sports in his first interview since the health scare. "I was having my best season, the best time of my life, and a week later I'm in the hospital and I could be dead," Varejao said. "It's crazy. I'm very lucky."

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