Cody Zeller

Born Oct 5, 1992
Nationality United States United States
Nickname The Big Handsome

Cody Zeller is an American professional basketball player currently in the center or power forward position for the Charlotte Bobcats. He is a towering figure on and off court, standing at 7 feet tall.

During his high school years, he led his team through state championships and was recognized as one of the best young players in the state. Zeller played college basketball for Indiana University until his sophomore year. He declared for the 2013 NBA Draft and was selected by the Charlotte Bobcats.

A fourth overall draft pick, he recorded his first career double-double early in the season. He was selected for the All Rookie Second Team of the NBA. Zeller’s career-high score for the 2014 to 2015 Season was 21 points.

He recorded a career-high 23 points on February 19, 2016. Zeller suffered from a right knee injury which caused him to miss the entire 2016 preseason. When he returned to the court, he recorded a career-high 23 points for the season. In the 2017 to 2018 Season, he suffered from a left knee injury and missed 27 games.

Career Accomplishments:

• NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2014)• Consensus second-team All-American (2013)• First-team All-Big Ten (2013)• Second-team All-Big Ten (2012)• Big Ten Freshman of the Year (2012)• Big Ten All-Freshman team (2012)• McDonald’s All-American (2011)• Indiana Mr. Basketball (2011)

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