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NewsTags: 76ersJrue HolidayNerlens NoelDid the Sixers invite basketball back into Philadelphia after the 2013 NBA draft? They were clearly the most active and aggressive team with both their current and future status as an NBA franchise. They sent their best player in Jrue Holiday packing. Coming off his best season in his young career, Holiday was the one [...](Read more...)
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After unexpectedly drafting Nerlens Noel with the sixth pick on Thursday night, the Pelicans decided to trade him and a 2014 1st round pick to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for point guard All-Star Jrue Holiday and the 42nd 2013 pick.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports:
New Orleans has traded Nerlens Noel to the 76ers, source tells Y! Sports. Philadelphia sends...
The New Orleans Pelicans will acquire Jrue Holiday from the Philadelphia 76ers for Nerlens Noel and a 2014 first round pick. The first round pick will be top-5 protected.
Holiday signed an extension with the 76ers before last season.
The 76ers will also send the 42nd overall pick to the Pelicans.
Nerlens Noel falling in the 2013 NBA Draft to No. 6 overall instead of being selected No. 1 was already a big enough surprise, but what was even more shocking was seeing him get traded to the Philadelphia 76ers for Jrue Holiday. According to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the Pelicans are getting Holiday and the [...]
Yesterday, the Philadelphia 76ers took an interesting direction towards the future of the franchise as they traded all star point guard Jrue Holiday to the New Orleans Pelicans for Kentucky center Nerlens Noel, who the Pelicans drafted with the sixth overall pick and a 2014 first round pick.
With Jrue Holiday gone, the Philadelphia 76ers with the 11th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft selected...
The 76ers are reportedly turning to the San Antonio bench for their new coach.
According to the New York Daily News, the Sixers have settled on former Spurs assistant Brett Brown as their new head coach. Brown replaces Doug Collins, who was let go when the 76ers decided not to renew the coach's contract.
Brown spent seven years as an assistant to Spurs coach Gregg Popovich...
The New Orlean Pelicans have traded Nerlens Noel and a 2014 first round pick to the Philadelphia 76ers for Jrue Holiday and the 42nd overall pick in this years draft.
New Orleans has traded Nerlens Noel to the 76ers, source tells Y! Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 28, 2013
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With one shocking trade, the 76ers may finally be contenders in the East.
In his first major moves as general manager, Sam Hinkie proved he wasn't afraid to shake up the Sixers:
- Trade an All-Star? Check.
- Land a potential impact player? Done.
- Load up on draft picks for a rich 2014 class? You got it.
- Clear cash to make a serious run at franchise-altering...
NewsTags: 76ersJrue HolidayNerlens NoelFirst off, I would like to apologies to Sam Hinkie for calling him a “Buddhist Monk” on a silent vowel on twitter. Going into this draft I was excited and frustrated. I know that is a helluva combination. Well, those feelings changed quickly once the draft started. I have to hand it to Hinkie, the...
NewsThrough his first few weeks on the job, Sixers’ general manager Sam Hinkie had been very quiet.
There hadn’t been much buzz coming out of Sixer headquarters. Hinkie hadn’t said much publicly about his vision for the team in 2013. There was little indication on what he’d do with pending unrestricted free agent Andrew Bynum. There...
The Cleveland Cavaliers selected Anthony Bennett with the first pick in the NBA Draft, solidifying their post presence to match the Kyrie Irving/Dion Waiters backcourt. They passed on the big men Alex Len and Nerlens Noel, whom the Cavaliers were expected to pick.
That was not the biggest surprise of the night. Not by far.
The Pelicans acquired All-Star point guard Jrue Holiday...
The NBA Draft is filled with draft day trades, and the 2013 draft wasn’t any different. During the draft it is hard to follow all the trades. So here is a recap of all the trades from last night’s draft.
Pelicans get Jrue Holiday, 42nd pick
76ers get Nerlens Noel’s draft rights, slightly protected 2014 1st
Utah Jazz get: