"We want to get him as close to 100 percent as possible before he steps back out on the court," Scott said.
Varejao is averaging 14.4 rebounds for the Cavs, who have won two straight games for the first time this season.
Varejao's curly hairstyle has been his trademark since coming into the league in 2004. The Cavaliers had a wig giveaway to emulate his unique style Friday.
"It's really sad I can't play on my day," he said with a laugh. "I wish I could play tonight, but I know the fans are excited and I'm very excited. I can't wait to see how it's going to be tonight."