|Bobcats center Primoz Brezec plays swollen eye after collision in practice|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 19 November 2007 13:47|
The 7-foot-1 Brezec and Paul Mokeski bumped heads while working on a drill Sunday. Brezec's eye was nearly swollen shut during Monday's shootaround, but the swelling had gone down when he returned to the arena Monday night.
``We're calling him Rocky Marciano,'' Bobcats coach Sam Vincent said. ``He can now see out of the eye.''
Brezec, who has started all 10 games for Charlotte, is averaging 2.0 points, 1.9 rebounds and 13.2 minutes.
The 7-foot Mokeski, who spent 12 seasons in the NBA, was uninjured.
``He completely smashed Primoz's head and he doesn't have a dent on his head,'' Vincent joked.