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Charlotte Hornets breaks left hand at opening Nitros in Cleveland and loses center Cody Zeller – NBA Sports

Charlotte hornets Center Cody Zeller My left hand broke in a match on Wednesday night Cleveland Cavaliers, The team said.

He was quickly excluded for the rest of the game, but it’s too early to say how much time Zeller misses, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Voinaroski.

“Cody will obviously miss the time and others need to step up,” said Hornets coach James Boulego.

Zeller scored 6 points, 3 rebounds and 3 steals in 19 minutes.

Hornets missed him on Wednesday. Cleveland used 41 points in the second quarter to win 121-114 in the opening round of both teams.

According to ESPN’s Bobby Marks, Charlotte is still one of the few clubs with open roster spots available, so it can be signed by a free agent.

Injury stole part of the spotlight from Charlotte’s debut LaMelo Ball, Called his opener “disappointed”. The hyped Hornets rookie guard didn’t score in his first game. The ball missed all five shots and did not play in the fourth quarter.

“I was just spending the offnight,” Ball said.

Ball makes home debut on Saturday Oklahoma City Thunder..

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

– NBA Sports

Charlotte Hornets breaks left hand at opening Nitros in Cleveland and loses center Cody Zeller

https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/30592120/charlotte-hornets-lose-center-cody-zeller-fractured-left-hand-opening-night-loss-cleveland Charlotte Hornets breaks left hand at opening Nitros in Cleveland and loses center Cody Zeller

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