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Tyler Zeller #40 - C


  • Age: 24
  • DOB: 1990/01/17
  • POB: Visalia, CA
  • Height: 7-0 Weight: 250lbs
  • NBA Seasons: 1
  • Drafted by Dallas in 2012 (1/17).
  • Current Status: Off season
Year to date70915.053.8%0%71.9%

Career Stats

2011-12North CarolinaNCAA38-28.255.3%-80.8%-
2010-11North CarolinaNCAA37-28.154.7%-76.3%
2009-10North CarolinaNCAA27-17.452.1%0%72.2%
2008-09North CarolinaNCAA15-7.847.2%-76.5%

Scouting Report

AssetsA polished post player. Very coordinated for his size and shows excellent body control. Shoots the ball well for a big man (and is excellent from the free-throw stripe) thanks to a smooth, consistent stroke. Has improved as a shot-blocker and rebounder.
FlawsNot very explosive or powerful in the paint (and isn't very long-armed for a near-7-footer). Despite good overall fundamentals he needs to be less foul-prone. Could pass out of the post much more.
Career potentialSkilled offensive center with average physical tools.

Honours and Awards

2012-13NBA - All-Rookie Second Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/12/21Missed 3 games (sprained ankle).
2013/12/14Sprained ankle, day-to-day.
2013/11/29Missed 1 game (sprained right ankle).
2013/11/27Sprained right ankle, day-to-day.
2013/11/23Missed 2 games (sprained right ankle).
2013/11/20Sprained right ankle, day-to-day.
2013/10/23Cleveland Cavaliers exercised their contract option for the 2014-15 season.
2013/03/06Missed 1 game (illness).
2013/03/04Illness, day-to-day.
2012/11/17Missed 4 games (concussion).
2012/11/07Concussion, sidelined indefinitely.
2012/07/05Signed by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
2012/06/28Acquired from the Dallas Mavericks.


2012/06/28Drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1st round (17th overall) in 2012. Then traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers with Kelenna Azubuike for the rights to Jared Cunningham, Bernard James and Jae Crowder.


GP - games played
GS - games started
MIN - minutes played
FG% - field goal percentage
3P% - three point percentage
FT% - free throw percentage
OREB - offensive rebounds
REB - rebounds
AST - assists
STL - steals
BLK - blocks
TO - turnovers
Foul - fouls
PTS - points

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