Zimmerman was assigned to the D-League's Erie BayHawks on Monday, John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com reports.

Zimmerman hasn't appeared in a game with the Magic since Nov. 9, as the second-round rookie has largely functioned as emergency depth in the frontcourt. A stint in the D-League should allow him to gain some meaningful experience in a game setting, but don't expect him to claim a rotation spot with the Magic when he's eventually recalled.

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