Sources: Cody Zeller agrees to $56M extension with Hornets

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Charlotte Hornets forward Cody Zeller has agreed to a four-year, $56 million contract extension, reportedly.

The deal allows Zeller to bypass restricted free agency next summer and stay with a coach, Steve Clifford, for whom he enjoys playing and a franchise of which he's grown extremely fond.

Zeller was the fourth overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft and joins his former Indiana Hoosiers teammate, Oklahoma City's Victor Oladipo (four years, $84 million), in reaching contract extensions Monday.

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