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As for the YouTube clip labeled "J.R. Smith Breaks Tristan Thompson's Ankles," Thompson wanted to clarify that he tripped on teammate Tyler Zeller's foot. Still, the clip of him falling has been shared often in the past tow days. "I was a social media star for a while there," Thompson joked. "But now that Kenneth Faried got dunked on (by Terrence Ross), I'm OK." Cleveland Plain Dealer

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Second-year Cavs center Tyler Zeller, who has been practicing following an appendectomy, very well could be available for the season-opener. "I have not been told by doctors he's OK to play Wednesday, but he went through every single (practice) drill," Brown said. FOXSports Ohio

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Zeller worked up a sweat Friday while battling one-on-one with roster-cut survivor Henry Sims and then ran on the treadmill. His return from his appendectomy Oct. 11 has been a slow and arduous process, and he is not yet cleared for full-contact practice, he said. But the player who last season averaged 7.9 points and 5.7 rebounds is better today than he was yesterday, and that's an improvement. "I'm just glad I'm finally moving a little bit," Zeller said. "I'm able to actually shoot a little bit. I haven't gotten as far as I'd like to. It's been frustrating, but at the same time, also encouraging that I'm starting to get back into it." Cleveland Plain Dealer

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Cavs center Tyler Zeller was noncommittal when asked whether he will be back in time for the season opener against the Brooklyn Nets on Oct. 30. “I’m talking to the doctors right now and I’m trying to figure it out,” the 7-foot, second-year center said prior to Saturday night’s game. Zeller underwent an emergency appendectomy Oct. 11. He said that he felt some pain and thought that he should get it taken care of. Akron Beacon Journal

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Cleveland Cavaliers center Tyler Zeller had his appendix removed after being diagnosed with acute appendicitis Friday, the team announced Saturday morning. No timeline on a return has been set. Appendectomies often require about three weeks out without complication, though Cavaliers forward Omri Casspi missed a month and a half last season because of complications with the same procedure. USA Today Sports

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