Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 11/6/13
Nerlens Noel might not play at all this season, and Sixers coach Brett Brown doesn't think that would be the worst thing. Brown has been brutally honest in his assessment of the No. 6 overall pick's offensive skills, telling reporters on Tuesday that Noel needs a "total rebuild" of his shooting form for him to consistently make baskets in the NBA. The first-year head coach has been as supportive, yet blunt, as possible, an approach befitting a former Gregg Popovich assistant. "You bucket him up into, 'Is it a total rebuild?' and I think Nerlens is a total rebuild," Brown told Christopher A. Vito of the Delaware County Daily Times. "You do stuff with Evan [Turner]'s footwork, which we've done. You do stuff with release points and exaggerate follow-throughs with Tony Wroten, because everything is a hot stove. Everything is tweakable. I think Nerlens is a total rebuild." Noel is not playing in games or practicing with the Sixers, but he has been taking part in post-practice activiti...
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