Found October 21, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
According to Dei Lynam of Comcast SportsNet, Philaelphia’s first-round draft pick, Nerlens Noel, probably will not see the court this season. Noel averaged 10.6 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game with Kentucky last season before tearing his ACL on February 13. Brett Brown”Nerlens we probably won’t see on the court this year. On the right path progress is slow — Dei Lynam (@dlynamCSN) October 21, 2013   The post Sixers Head Coach Says Nerlens Noel Probably Won’t See The Court This Season appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.

Sixers right to play it safe with Nerlens Noel this season

Even two days later after Brett Brown broke the news about Nerlens Noel, you have to feel for the kid. On Monday, the Philadelphia 76ers head coach informed the press that his rookie big man is still recovering from a torn ACL and is not expected to play this season, which is coming as heartbreaking news more so for Noel than the Sixers probably.  “I doubt, everybody doubts...

Philadelphia 76ers rookie Nerlens Noel will become a better basketball player by missing the entire 2013-14 campaign

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown said on Monday that rookie Nerlens Noel could be inactive for the entire 2013-14 campaign. Taken sixth overall in June’s draft out of Kentucky, the 19-year-old Noel suffered a torn ACL in his left knee last February. Since undergoing the knife to repair the damage on March 12, Noel had been tentatively slated to resurface at some point in the...

Sixers rookie Nerlens Noel probably won’t see the court this season

Philadelphia 76′ers coach Brett Brown announced Monday that sixth draft pick Nerlens Noel will likely miss the entire season. Brown said Noel’s progress is “slow” and “everybody (Brown included) doubts he is going to play this year.” “But he is with us in every way — practice, film, shootaround,” Brown said. Noel tore his ACL last February in frightening fashion...

Sixers to sit Noel, play for Andrew Wiggins

ESPN broke news early this week that the Philadelphia 76ers expect to sit first-round draft pick Nerlens Noel for the entire 2013-14 season as he recovers from a torn ACL suffered last year at the University of Kentucky. The announcement is in line with the popular sentiment the Sixers plan to tank the season for [...]

Sixers Coach Brett Brown “Doubts” Nerlens Noel Plays This Season

If you didn’t think Philadelphia was tanking before, then this should seal it. Nerlens Noel has been rehabbing from his torn ACL but progression has been slow. Brown said Noel’s progress is “slow” and “everybody (Brown included) doubts he is going to play this year.” “But he is with us in every way — practice, […]

Nerlens Noel Not Expected to Play for the Philadelphia 76ers this Season

When the Philadelphia 76ers traded for Kentucky stud Nerlens Noel (who was taken with the No. 6 pick in the draft by the New Orleans Pelicans) they knew what they were getting--an incredibly talented player that was recovering from a nasty season ending type of injury. So the big question was this--when is he going to play? It appears we now know the answer. @ESPNNBA/Twitter...

Sixers HC Brett Brown: Team has only 6 NBA caliber players

Tweet With less than a week before the NBA regular season kicks off, Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown doesn’t sound too confident that he has an NBA-caliber roster to put on the floor by the season opener: “You have six NBA players and then you have a bunch of guys who are fighting for spots and want to be seen and need opportunity...

Nerlens Noel Unlikely To Play This Season

The Philadelphia 76ers may play the entire 13-14 season without Nerlens Noel. Brett Brown said on Monday that Noel probably won't play this season. Noel is returning from a torn ACL. Noel was widely expected to be the first overall pick before the injury, but fell to sixth overall.

76ers Head Coach Says He Only Has 6 NBA Players

Philadelphia is loving Brett Brown’s approach as he tries to lead the proud organization through a tank job for the ages. Brown wasn’t deceived when he accepted the job.  The 76ers are in rebuild mode, and the names on the roster tell you that much. Brown is a realist, and after the teams 104-93 loss to Cleveland in Columbus, Ohio, the rookie head coach told the media that...

Sixers lack of size provides an opportunity for Daniel Orton

Check out the entire article, from, here.   --"Daniel Orton’s current contract with the Sixers is non-guaranteed, meaning that the team can still cut ties with him, but the former Kentucky Wildcat may very well stick with the team heading into the season. The Sixers, a team made up of a plethora of unproven players, including many guards, desperately need...

76ers Enter Season With 'Six NBA Players'

The Philadelphia 76ers will start Michael Carter-Williams, Evan Turner, Thaddeus Young and Spencer Hawes, with Lavoy Allen coming off the bench. But Brett Brown sees a lot of questions marks on his roster after that initial group of six. "You have six NBA players and then you have a bunch of guys who are fighting for spots and want to be seen and need opportunity," said...

Would a Year Off Be So Bad?

The prevailing notion through the years after a high-profile athlete suffers a serious knee injury, or any injury for that matter, is that the athlete’s mindset is to return as soon as possible. In some circles, that notion still holds true, namely with Adrian Peterson. The Minnesota Vikings star running back tore the ACL and MCL in his right knee on Christmas Eve, 2011.  He wound...

The Sixers' unofficial plan: Riggin' it for Wiggins

Winless for Wiggins. Riggin’ for Wiggins. That’s what they’re calling it these days. ‘It’ being the tanking NBA teams are expected to enact this season in order to land the NBA draft’s grand prize: University of Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins. The 76ers are less than two weeks away from embarking on their 2013-14 campaign and no Sixers head coach Brett Brown and general...
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