• The 10-man rotation, starring Nerlens Noel keeping his flat-top game tight (Video)

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Jun 28, 2013
    Nerlens Noel Kentucky, Center Nerlens Noel might not have really known where he was going on Thursday night, but he knew where he came from, and made sure to show it off to a national audience. You might get to choose which suit he wears to the 2013 NBA Draft on Thursday, sports fans, but you've got no say in how Nerlens Noel handles his hairstyle. That decision's locked in. Noel was long rumored to be the impending top selection in this year’s draft, but it’s also true that this isn’t your typical NBA draft. While the torn anterior cruciate ligament in Noel's left knee an injury that will reportedly keep him off basketball courts until at least December and his limited offensive repertoire apparently fueled his drop from the top of the draft down to the mid-lottery, he's still the 12th Kentucky player or recruit to go in the first round since John Calipari took the reins in Lexington. Portland Trail Blazers blogger Casey Holdahl brings us Syracuse point guard Michael Carter-Williams' thoughts on the possibility of being drafted by the Blazers: "If I get chosen by them, it's not something I can do, it's not a particular place where I choose to go, but I'd go there and make the best of it and then see what happens when my time comes." OK!
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    • How Much Money Did The Knee Injury Cost Nerlens Noel?

      If we assume that a healthy Nerlens Noel goes first or second in an historically thin NBA draft, he lost somewhere between $4 million and $5 million over the next three years—all because he vaporized his knee in February while playing amateur basketball…
    • Report: Pelicans trade draft pick Noel to 76ers

      The Pelicans have acquired Philadelphia All-Star point guard Jrue Holiday in a trade that sent Thursday night's sixth overall draft choice, Nerlens Noel, to the 76ers, said a person familiar with the situation.
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    • Nerlens Noel had his Kentucky jersey inside lining of suit jacket at 2013 NBA Draft (Photo)

      NEW YORK — Nerlens Noel might not have really known where he was going on Thursday night, but he knew where he came from, and made sure to show it off to a national audience. Not sure fans could've voted for that particular suit option. Noel was a defen…
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    • New Orleans sends Nerlens Noel and a 2014 first round pick to Philadelphia for Jrue Holiday

      NBA fans that were briefly excited at the thought of Kentucky products Anthony Davis and Nerlens Noel pairing in New Orleans got a rude shock just minutes after Noel was drafted by the Pelicans. Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reported just after the …
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  • Sources: Pelicans-76ers work Noel-Holiday deal

    The New Orleans Pelicans traded center Nerlens Noel and a 2014 protected first-round pick to the Philadelphia 76ers for point guard Jrue Holiday, league sources told ESPN.com.
    Source: ESPN.com

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