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76ers Nerlens Noel With Flagrant Foul To Eric Bledsoe After UK Trash Talk (Video)

That will teach Bledsoe to run his mouth. After making comments that NCAA’s No. 1 ranked Kentucky Wildcats could definitely beat the tanking 76ers, Eric Bledsoe and his Phoenix Suns traveled to Philadelphia to play. Former Kentucky star Nerlens Noel sent a serious message to Bledsoe–a former Wildcat himself–with this bruising flagrant foul. Noel received his flagrant foul...
Via BlackSportsOnline
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns dominate, keep 76ers winless

PHILADELPHIA -- Isaiah Thomas scored 23 points and Markieff Morris had 18 to lead the Phoenix Suns past the winless Philadelphia 76ers 122-96 on Friday night. The Sixers have lost their first 12 games and are just six losses shy of matching the 2009-10 New Jersey Nets for worst start in NBA history. They need four more straight losses to top the 1972-73 Sixers for worst start (0...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns dominate in romp past winless 76ers, 122-96

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Isaiah Thomas scored 23 points and Markieff Morris had 18 to lead the Phoenix Suns past the winless Philadelphia 76ers 122-96 on Friday night. The Sixers have lost their first 12 games and are just six losses shy of matching the 2009-10 New Jersey Nets for worst start in NBA history. They need four more straight losses to top the 1972-73 Sixers for worst start...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns dominate, keep 76ers winless

PHILADELPHIA -- Isaiah Thomas scored 23 points and Markieff Morris had 18 to lead the Phoenix Suns past the winless Philadelphia 76ers 122-96 on Friday night. The Sixers have lost their first 12 games and are just six losses shy of matching the 2009-10 New Jersey Nets for worst start in NBA history. They need four more straight losses to top the 1972-73 Sixers for worst start (0...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats in the NBA: Stats for every Cat through first week

We’re now one full week through the 2014-15 NBA Season, and several former Kentucky Wildcats are already off to blazing-hot starts. DeMarcus Cousins is a rebounding machine, while Rajon Rondo dishing out assists at a torrid pace. And don’t go to the rim when Nerlens Noel is in the paint. And then there’s Anthony Davis, […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

76ers-Pacers Preview

With their leading scorer possibly out for the season, a rising star lost to free agency and two more starters injured, the Indiana Pacers' opening night lineup hardly resembles the one that reached the Eastern Conference finals the past two years. It might, however, be good enough to get past the lowly Philadelphia 76ers. The Pacers look to overcome those absences Wednesday night...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel to have no playing time restrictions in his rookie season

Check out the original article from Philly.com, here.-- After a season on the sidelines, Nerlens Noel will finally make his NBA debut on opening night for the Sixers this season. The return is a long-time coming for Noel, who hasn’t been able to play in an actual game since February 12, 2013, when he tore his ACL as a member of the Kentucky Wildcats. The injury, and the work...
Via Around the Arc
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: The Masters of Tanking

Photo Credit: solecollector.com   What’s your view on the Philadelphia 76ers? Because the rest of the world don’t exactly class the Sixers as a championship calibre team. On the court, the Sixers aren’t the best to watch right now, and to be honest, they haven’t been for a couple seasons. The last two seasons combined the Philadelphia 76ers have a 53-111 record, not great...
Via Pass The Pill
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel credits Rajon Rondo for helping with his recovery

Check out the original article from Philly.com here. --After a year-long recovery from an ACL tear that cut short his collegiate career, Nerlens Noel is ready to make his NBA debut at the start of the season for the Sixers. Noel’s play was promising throughout the summer, and he showed glimpses of the potential defensive dynamo he could be down the line. Promising play aside,...
Via Around the Arc
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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 and Andrew Wiggins Putting on a Show (video)

Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel and Cleveland Cavaliers forward Andrew Wiggins put on a show Monday night in the NBA Summer League. Wiggins started the show with this throwdown over a pair of Sixers, including Noel: Noel responded with this emphatic rejection of Cavs center Anthony Bennett: Want to continue this Kentucky wildcats  discussion? Then be sure to check out...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel talks NBA, Kentucky Attachment and 2014 Expectations (video)

After a solid outing in the NBA Orlando Summer League, former Kentucky Wildcats center Nerlens Noel is now playing in the Las Vegas Summer League. Noel took time to talk with KSTV about the pro life, playing with the Philadelphia 76ers and what his expectations for thus upcoming season are. Noel sat out Saturday’s game against the Utah Jazz, but that was reportedly a rest day...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel Looking Great in NBA Orlando Summer League (video)

Nerlens Noel had another solid game Wednesday night with 14 points, 9 rebounds and 5 blocks to help lead the Philadelphia 76ers to the win: On Tuesday, the 76ers defeated the Houston Rockets 92-71.Noel also chipped in with 8 points and 6 rebounds for the 76ers. Noel had a great NBA debut on Saturday in his first NBA game. Here’s his first NBA bucket, followed by a highlight...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel and Julius Randle among NBA Rookie of Year Favorites

Former Kentucky Wildcats big men Julius Randle and Nerlens Noel were named among the favorites to win NBA Rookie of the Year next season by The Greek, BetOnline, Sportsbook.com and Bovada Sportsbook. Randle was selected No. 7 overall by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2014  NBA Draft. Noel was the No. 6 pick by the New Orleans Pelicans in last year’s draft and was immediately...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel’s First NBA Summer League Game (video)

Photo by Jason Marcum Nerlens Noel made his professional debut Saturday with the Philadelphia 76ers. The former Kentucky Wildcats center scoring 19 points vs the Orlando Magic while also grabbing 4 steals. Check out all his higlights here:   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...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
July 06, 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

Nerlens Noel NBA Debut with 76ers is Here

Former Kentucky Wildcats center and Philadelphia 76ers 2013 NBA Draft pick Nerlens Noel will be making his professional debut in the Orlando Summer League. He posted this message on his Facebook page prior to hi first game against the Orlando Magic in the Summer League: 508 days ago I suffered a severe injury playing the sport I love. Today marks the first day since that injury...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Kentucky Wildcats Debuting in NBA Summer League Today

The NBA Summer League in Orlando begins today. Several former Kentucky Wildcats will be in action, including the Boston Celtics’ James Young. He’ll be joined by Brooklyn Nets point guard Marquise Teague, Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel and Detroit Pistons shooting guard DeAndre Liggins. NBA TV will televise the Orlando Summer League games. Here is a complete schedule...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
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

Philadelphia 76ers Complete Draft Preview

Joel Embiid #476664963 / gettyimages.com 76ers took Joel Embiid with the third overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. Joel is hands down the highest risk in this draft, but to many, has the best potential. Embiid still has that fractured foot and will be out for 4-6 months. Joel has great footwork and nice touch around the basket and can take over games in the paint. Playing along...
Via TopSportsReport
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel returns to Kentucky; Talks NBA, UK Fans, Next Year’s Team

Photo by Jason Marcum Former Kentucky Wildcats center Nerlens Noel is healthy and ready to rebound from a torn ACL that cost him his rookie year in the NBA. With the upcoming NBA Summer League in Orlando, Noel took a break from basketball to work at John Calipari’s Pro Camp this week. He talked with KSTV about life in the league, what he misses about UK and how special it is that...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
June 22, 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

On draft night 2013, I had written off the idea that the Sixers were capable of bringing in the big man and was shocked when traded Jrue Holiday to New Orleans for the best center in that draft class. Most draft boards had Noel off the board at No. 1 to the Cavs and, as much as I liked Jrue as a player and a leader, getting two lottery picks for him while shedding salary was a...
Via Philadunkia
June 04, 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
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