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D’Angelo Russell Wants to be a Sixer

PORTLAND, OR – MARCH 21: D’Angelo Russell #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes reacts on the bench as they loose 73 to 58 to the Arizona Wildcats during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Moda Center on March 21, 2015 in Portland, Oregon. (Mandatory credit: Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images) When the Philadelphia 76ers traded away Michael Carter-Williams...
Via The Sports Journal
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel named to NBA All-Rookie Team

Philadelphia 76ers center and former Kentucky Wildcats star Nerlens Noel was named to the NBA’s All-Rookie Team, the league announced Monday. Noel was a first-team selection after breaking out in what was technically his second year in the NBA after missing all of last year while recovering from a torn ACL. In his first professional season, […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel Wants To Know If West Virginia Is Still ‘Talkin That Mess’

Former Kentucky Wildcat Nerlens Noel had a pretty great troll of West Virginia during the Sweet 16 game in Los Angeles. Noel is of course referring to Daxter Miles’ prediction of upsetting the undefeated Wildcats.  Or maybe the tweet by Javor Carter regarding the Harrison twins. West Virginia still talkin that mess or naa?? Ha. #BBN […] The post Nerlens Noel Wants To Know If...
Via Diehardsport
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Smith leads 76ers past Pistons

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Ish Smith scored 15 points to pace a balanced offense, and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a four-game skid with a 94-83 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Jason Richardson added 14 points for Philadelphia, which won for just the second time in 10 games. The 76ers continued to have success against the Pistons, winning three of four meetings this...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

76ers snap 4-game skid by beating Pistons with balanced attack

  Ish Smith scored 15 points to pace a balanced offense, and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a four-game skid with a 94-83 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Jason Richardson added 14 points for Philadelphia, which won for just the second time in 10 games. The 76ers continued to have success against the Pistons, winning three of four meetings this season. Philadelphia...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

76ers snap 4-game skid with 94-83 win over Pistons

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Ish Smith scored 15 points to pace a balanced offense, and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a four-game skid with a 94-83 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Jason Richardson added 14 points for Philadelphia, which won for just the second time in 10 games. The 76ers continued to have success against the Pistons, winning three of four meetings this...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins did Nerlens Noel dirty: 39 points, 24 boards

It's a good time to represent Kentucky men's basketball, and for former Wildcats to share in the historic run that John Calipari's team is making. But forget all that. On Friday night, DeMarcus Cousins did Nerlens Noel dirty. Cousins matched his season high of 39 points and added a career-high 24 rebounds at Philadelphia, though Noel held his own with 16 and 12, and helped the 76ers...
Via Fox Sports
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Fanta Report: While Expected Growing Pains Have Arrived, Seton Hall Men's Basketball is Still in a Solid Spot

Seton Hall's Recruiting Class Has Brought Joy Back to South Orange/ap.comby John Fanta@John_FantaBringing in any loaded recruiting class is never going to instantly mean that winning is going to arrive. Even the best of the best classes have trouble coming in and producing wins. In 2012-13, Kentucky’s consensus top class led by Nerlens Noel was unable to come in and lead the Wildcats...
Via College Hoops Digest
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel gets game-winning dunk as 76ers upset Nets (VIDEO)

Nerlens Noel threw down the game-winning dunk with three seconds left, as the Philadelphia 76ers pulled off the 90-88 upset in Brooklyn over the Nets:   ____________________________________ Want to continue this Kentucky Wildcats discussion? Subscribe to our RSS feed to always be in the know. Like us on Facebook. Follow @KySportsConnect Follow @JasonB_Marcum
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
January 09, 2015  |  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
November 21, 2014  |  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
November 21, 2014  |  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
November 21, 2014  |  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

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
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