Cody Zeller agrees to one-year deal with Portland Trailblazers
Former Indiana center Cody Zeller has a new home in the NBA.
The 28-year old, who was drafted No. 4 overall by Charlotte in 2013, has agreed to a one-year deal with Portland according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com.
Free agent C Cody Zeller has agreed to a one-year deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, his agent Sam Goldfeder of @excelbasketball tells ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) August 3, 2021
Zeller has spent his entire NBA career in Charlotte, where he averaged 8.7 points and six rebounds over eight seasons. The Washington, Indiana native has earned more than $72 million since declaring for the NBA draft following his sophomore season in Bloomington.
According to Aaron J. Fentress, who covers Portland for The Oregonian, Zeller’s deal is for the veteran minimum.
— Aaron J. Fentress (@AaronJFentress) August 3, 2021
Zeller’s most productive NBA season came back in 2019-20, when he averaged 11.1 points and 7.1 rebounds per game for the Hornets over 58 games.
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