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Blazers' Cody Zeller has knee surgery, will miss 8-10 weeks

The 8-year veteran center has played in 27 games for Portland this season.

Blazers center Cody Zeller will miss at least 8-10 weeks, according to the team. 

PORTLAND, Ore. – Trail Blazers center Cody Zeller underwent successful surgery on Tuesday to address his right patellar avulsion fracture and will be reevaluated in eight to ten weeks, according to the team.


Zeller, an eight-year NBA veteran, spent his entire career with the Charlotte Hornets before signing a one-year free agent deal with Portland last July.

Zeller has appeared in 27 games for the Trail Blazers this season, posting averages of 5.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 13.1 minutes.