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Nerlens Noel return has been “something special”

After missing all of the 2013 -14NBA season, Nerlens Noel returned to the court this month to play in the NBA Summer League. After tearing his ACL in his lone season with the Kentucky Wildcats, Noel went from being the likely No. 1 pick to being drafted 6th-overall by the Philadelphia 76ers. When speaking about […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel’s first NBA Bucket; Then gets Ridiculous And-1 (video)

Nerlens Noel is having a great NBA debut in the Orlando Summer League. Here’s his first NBA bucket, followed by a highlight-reel and-1.   Want to continue this Kentucky Wildcats discussion? Then be sure to check out the KSC Forums Subscribe to our RSS feed to always be in the know. Like us on Facebook. Follow @JasonB_Marcum Follow @KySportsConnect
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Nerlens Noel Dunks The Ball In First Game Action Since Playing At Kentucky

It’s been more than a year since Nerlens Noel departed from Kentucky for the NBA, but the former Wildcats’ big man did not play in a game as a professional basketball player until today.  Noel, who sat out the entire 2013-14 NBA season recovering from knee surgery, is making his first appearance with the Philadelphia 76ers’ summer league team today.  Here’s video of his...
Via College Spun
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic to tip off summer league against Noel, 76ers

With a roster that includes Victor Oladipo and all three of their draft picks from a week ago, the Orlando Magic shouldn't lack for visibility when their week-long summer league begins Saturday at the team's Amway Center practice court. But their first game could attract widespread curiosity because of who is expected to play for the Philadelphia 76ers. Nerlens Noel, who has not...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

76ers’ Nerlens Noel accused of not paying child support

Former Kentucky Wildcats center Nerlens Noel is in a bit of a legal quandary involving paying child support for a child that may or may not be his. According to a TMZ report, Noel was apparently paying child support to a woman who said she had Noel’s child, but it may have actually not been his. Here’s the report from TMZ: It’s a nasty fight between Nerlens and a woman named...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Questions continue to surround Nerlens Noel

When you first see Nerlens Noel in person, you can’t help but marvel at the man’s stature. At 6-foot-11, 228 pounds and a 7-foot-4 inch wingspan, he’s one of the tallest and longest players in the NBA. I’ve had the chance to stand side-by-side with him on several occasions now and I’ve been thoroughly impressed by his measurements and what he can potentially bring to the...
Via Philadunkia
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA News: Philadelphia Sixers center Nerlens Noel feels more explosive after rehab

Philadelphia Sixers center Nerlens Noel missed the 2013-14 season due to a torn ACL. He spent the entire season in rehab, and feels better than ever.Image by Ryan Horowitz, via Wikimedia CommonsIn an interview with 97.3 ESPN-FM on Saturday, the rookie commented on his health:"It's been at 100 percent for a while. I'm feeling great. I've gotten my leg a lot stronger. I'm just really...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel talks about return to basketball (video)

Coming off an ACL tear in 2013, Philadelphia 76er Nerlens Noel visits his hometown of Everett, MA with CoachUp to reflect on his early years growing up and playing basketball. Nerlens gives a behind the scenes look at the training and hard work he has put forth thus far in his career, including his return to form for the 2014 season. The former Kentucky Wildcats center will be playing...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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