Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller suffered a shoulder injury against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Jan. 20. On Jan. 23, the team's public-relations department confirmed an MRI revealed a sprained ligament in his right shoulder. He had not played since, but is ready to make his return.
Continue for updates.
Zeller Active vs. Cavaliers
Wednesday, Feb. 3
Zeller Crucial to Hornets Frontcourt
With center Al Jefferson injured, Zeller has become the Hornets' de facto post presence, and has averaged 9 points and 5.7 rebounds per game this season. With a 49.6 shooting percentage, he's proven to be a solid, reliable weapon on the offensive end of the floor, capable of shooting out close to three-point range.
While Zeller is hardly a star, the big-man-starved Hornets need his production in the lineup to find success.