Found June 27, 2013 on Gamedayr:
After Nerlens Noel's hectic first and only season with Kentucky, the 2013 NBA Draft was more of the same. He slipped, then was traded without even knowing.

Nerlens Noel Has Kentucky Jersey Stitched Inside Draft Night Suit

Nerlens Noel’s high-top fade is his permanent fashion statement, but that didn’t stop Noel from making another one during his draft night on Thursday. The Kentucky big man flashed his Wildcats jersey, which was stitched inside his draft night suit, just after being drafted by the New Orleans Pelicans at #6 overall. Noel was considered by many to be  the likely top pick of Thursdays...

Nerlens Noel Trade:Kentucky Product Traded After Dropping to No. 6 in NBA Draft

Nerlens Noel Trade: What a long, strange trip it’s been for Nerlens Noel; from being a lock for the No. 1 pick to dropping to No. 6 and being traded! Many people assumed the Kentucky Wildcat was going to go No. 1 even before he went to college. His one year was pretty good–not as dominant as expected, but than again the Wildcats as a whole were not as good as expected.With...

Nerlens Noel and Cody Zeller looking for help from fans for NBA Draft suit

With the 2013 NBA Draft only a day away (Thursday at 7 p.m. on ESPN), two gentlemen invited to the NBA’s Green Room, Nerlens Noel and Cody Zeller, are enlisting fans to help pick their draft day suit. posted the three options that Kentucky freshmen Nerlens Noel could sport when he’ll likely be drafted No.1 overall by the Cavaliers. Look 1. Look 2 Look 3 Suit No.2 is very...

Report: Pelicans trade draft pick Noel to 76ers

METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- The Pelicans have acquired Philadelphia All-Star point guard Jrue Holiday in a trade that sent Thursday night's sixth overall draft choice, Nerlens Noel, to the 76ers, said a person familiar with the situation. New Orleans also sent the 76ers a protected 2014 first-round pick and received the Sixers' second-round selection -- 42nd overall -- in this...

Nerlens Noel and Ben McLemore had college jerseys sewn into jacket for NBA Draft

During Thursday’s NBA Draftat at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel and Kansas’ Ben McLemore had custom jacket liners with their college jersey sewn inside them.  Both players were expected to get drafted higher than they actually were. Noel, who was in contention for the No.1 pick, fell to No. 6 (the Pelicans traded his rights to the Philadelphia...

Noel picked at #6 by Pelicans, traded to 76ers.

On Thursday night, the New Orleans Pelicans picked Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel with the 6th pick in the NBA Draft. Despite a horrific ACL injury on February 12th, Noel has continually been ahead of schedule on his rehab, and now looks forward to starting his life as a professional in the NBA. Due to the ACL injury, and the growth-plate issues Noel experienced in high school, their...

Sam Hinkie Razes To Rebuild: Jrue Holiday, Nerlens Noel and Michael Carter-Williams

Rim, Defended Tonight, in his first draft as Sixers' GM, Sam Hinkie took the sole reason for watching the 2012-13 Sixers and sent it packing. Jrue Holiday is 23 years old. He's 6'-4", 205, cares about defense, tried all year despite being on a going nowhere team, and was an All-Star in his fourth season. He threw down a 17.7/4.2/8.0 slash line on a team with no...

Surprises galore at NBA draft

Anthony Bennett became the first Canadian to be the No. 1 pick and Nerlens Noel tumbled out of the top five Thursday night, a surprising start to the NBA draft. The Cleveland Cavaliers passed on Noel and Alex Len, who went to Phoenix at No. 5, in favor of the UNLV freshman forward who has starred for Canada's junior national teams and was the Mountain West Conference player...

2013 NBA Mock Draft

With just hours remaining until the NBA Draft, here is my mock draft: 1. Cleveland Cavaliers – Nerlens Noel – Kentucky (C) All signs point to Cleveland picking Nerlens at number one. He fills a positional need, and many scouts consider him to be the highest upside player in this draft class. Also, he will likely miss half of the season, giving the Cavs a chance to have a high...

Not Quite Live Journal of the NBA Draft

So I didn't sit down to watch until the sixth pick and was a little surprised to see Nerlens Noel go to the Hornets, er Pelicans followed by Ben McLemore heading to the Kings.  This just shows how unsure everyone is about the top of this draft as these two could have gone 1 and 2 and no one would be shocked. Instead Anthony Bennett goes #1 overall.  He’s 6’8”, 240lbs...

Rece Davis shocked at Cleveland Cavaliers pick of Anthony Bennett

Rece Davis, like most of America, was surprised with the Cleveland Cavaliers selection of San Diego State freshmen forward Anthony Bennett. “WOAH” was Davis’ response to the announcement of Bennett going No.1 overall over Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel and Maryland’s Alex Len. Shocker indeed.
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