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Tyler Zeller returning with mask

Updated: November 16, 2012, 2:40 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Cavaliers rookie center Tyler Zeller has been cleared to play wearing a mask to protect a broken cheekbone.

Zeller fractured his left orbital bone and sustained a concussion when he was elbowed in the face by Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan on Nov. 6. Zeller returned from Cleveland's road trip for further evaluation. He is expected to play Saturday night, when the Cavs host the Dallas Mavericks.

Zeller scored a season-high 15 points and grabbed rebounds against ...

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