Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 10/10/13
Nerlens Noel has yet to play a game in Philadelphia, and he already hates Sidney Crosby. Or, he at least has a shirt that says as much. According to CBS Philly, the first-round pick bought a black-and-orange “I Hate Sidney Crosby” T-shirt — Flyers colors — from Cheesesteak Tees in Philadelphia on Wednesday. His purchase thrilled store employee Tom Hogg, who called Noel the “coolest guy ever.” The former Kentucky star likely won’t make his NBA debut until January at the earliest as he continues to recover from a torn ACL, but it’s cool to see him embracing his new city even before he makes it onto the court. Then again, Noel did grow up just miles from Boston, so hating Crosby probably comes naturally. Check it out in the photo below (the shirt is the one over his left shoulder). I'm not a @Sixers fan but it's cool when athletes are cool to their fans. My boy @YoTomHogg with @NerlensNoel3 today http://t.co/JyebIgE3E9— Kevin Fonio ☎ (@Hold_The_Phonio) October 10, 2013 Filed under: Headlines, NBA, NHL, Philadelphia 76ers, Zack Cox
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