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Cavaliers’ Omri Casspi hospitalized after appendectomy

Feb 24, 2013, 2:26 PM EST

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We were a little concerned Saturday night when forward Omri Casspi missed the game with notes he was taken to the hospital for stomach issues.

Turns out he needed his appendix removed and had surgery Saturday, reports the Associated Press. He will be re-evaluated on Sunday but is going to miss some times.

That’s not really a loss for the Cavs, Casspi is out of the Cavaliers rotation and hasn’t set foot on the court in the team’s last six games. He is averaging 4.0 points and 2.2 rebounds per game this season.

Still, we wish him a speedy recovery. That can’t be fun.

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