Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Cleveland Cavaliers swingman Tyler Zeller has
been diagnosed with a broken cheekbone and a concussion.
The 22-year-old rookie, who took a blow to the face late in Monday's game
against the Clippers, underwent a CT scan at Stanford Hospital on Tuesday
which revealed a non-displaced fracture of his left orbital bone.
Zeller was originally diagnosed with a left cheek contusion, and though he did
not return in Cleveland's 108-101 victory, x-rays taken at Staples Center
In addition, the concussion diagnosis has landed him in the league's
concussion protocol process, where the North Carolina product will be
monitored by Cavs team physician Dr. Richard Parker and Cleveland Clinic
There is no timetable for Zeller's return, but he will not play on Wednesday
as the Cavaliers take on the Warriors in Oakland.
The Sports Network