Cavaliers package three picks to Mavericks in trade for center Tyler Zeller

By Ben Golliver | Blogger

The Cleveland Cavaliers have packaged three 2012 NBA Draft picks to trade for UNC C Tyler Zeller, who was selected No. 17 overall by the Dallas Mavericks, Ken Berger of CBSSports.com reports. Dallas will receive the No. 24, No. 33 and No. 34 picks from Cleveland. The Mavericks will also send guard Kelenna Azubuike to the Cavaliers.

Zeller, 22, averaged 16.5 points and 9.3 rebounds as a senior for UNC last season. He was the last of 14 Green Room invites to be selected.

With the No. 24 pick, the Mavericks selected Oregon State guard Jared Cunningham.

With the No. 33 pick, the Mavericks selected Florida State center Bernard James.

With the No. 34 pick, the Mavericks selected Marquette forward Jae Crowder.

 
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