Found May 06, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Former Kentucky star Nerlens Noel attended the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, and he brought with him a special guest. Noel has developed a relationship with a 7-year-old boy named Kelly Melton, who is currently battling leukemia. Melton was recently released from the hospital, so Noel asked him if he would like to accompany him to the biggest horse race of the year. “I brought Kelly with me,” Noel explained, via the Courier-Journal. “He struggles with leukemia and I’ve known him for a while. He’s been in the hospital for a while. He just got out the other day so I invited him here to come experience this with me. It’s my first and it’s his first so it’s a great opportunity for us to come out here and enjoy it.” Noel just turned 19 last month. Despite the fact that he suffered a knee injury in February and was held out for the remainder of the Wildcats’ season, he has decided to declare for the upcoming NBA Draft. The fact that he is already helping brighten the day of people like litt...

Nerlens Noel Brings 7-year-old With Leukemia To Kentucky Derby With Him

Kentucky Wildcats freshman sensation Nerlens Noel was in attendance at the Kentucky Derby this weekend and a special guest with him. Noel who is currently rehabbing his torn ACL, took time out from his busy schedule to bring 7-year-old Leukemia patient Kelly Melton with him to Louisville so he could take in all the festivities. Melton was recently released from the hospital, and...

Special Derby guest for Noel

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Ashely Lowery got the attention of a lot of college recruiters with this run during his time at White County (GA) High School... And rightfully so... the million plus hits ended up getting him a lot of views and a home at the University of Kentucky. As a sophomore, he was a top-five team tackler as a defensive back. Saturday, Lowery was involved in a one car crash where he...

Kentucky defensive back Ashely Lowery seriously injured in car accident

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