TAG: Nerlens Noel

Latest News / Sep 12, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Nerlens Noel Runs Rocky Balboa’s Trail Through Philadelphia (UPDATE)

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Nerlens Noel has yet to suit up for the Philadelphia 76ers, but has already begun endearing himself to one of the league’s most cantankerous fan bases. In an effort to promote his goal of establishing a charity 5K going forward, Noel ran – or jogged, more likely – through various spots of Philly today made famous by Rocky Balboa. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, NBA / Sep 5, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Sixers Contingent Watches Saric In Spain; Brown Compares Him To Diaw

Joel Embiid, Nerlens Noel, Dario Saric, Michael Carter-Williams

Young stars from the City of Brotherly Love’s team are already living up to their town’s moniker. Philadelphia 76ers cornerstones Michael Carter-Williams, Nerlens Noel, and Joel Embiid are in Spain watching future teammate Dario Saric play in the FIBA World Cup. Read More »

NBA / Sep 4, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Reviewing The Sam Hinkie Era In Philadelphia

Sam Hinkie

It seems as though Sam Hinkie is almost done stripping down the team he took over after the 2012-13 NBA season. With Thaddeus Young officially traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the only player remaining on the Philadelphia 76ers roster, who was also on the roster when Hinkie took over, is — you guessed it — Jason Richardson. With Thad gone, it’s now official to say this is a Sixers team, with the exception of J-Rich, completely built by Hinkie, and it’s not a very good one, at least not yet. Read More »

NBA / Aug 13, 2014 / 10:15 am

Dime Q&A: Nerlens Noel On His Skinny Pants & Finally Being Able To Play Again

Nerlens Noel rocking the Reebok Classic Question Mid "First Ballot"

Before Nerlens Noel tore his ACL just 24 games into his freshman season at Kentucky, he was widely considered the favorite to be selected with the number 1 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Instead, Phoenix took Anthony Bennett, and Noel fell to the New Orleans Pelicans with the No. 6 pick, before he was promptly traded to the Philadelphia 76ers for Jrue Holiday and a future protected first-round pick. He took all of 2013-14 off, and finally returned during summer league play last month. Dime caught up with the 6-10 Noel at Rucker Park for the EBC All-Stars Reebok event on Monday where he talked about his fantastic skinny pants and his return to the hardwood. Read More »

NBA / Jul 29, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Road To Recovery: Sixers Center Nerlens Noel

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Overcoming the adversity of injury is the common theme of our Road to Recovery series. He just turned 20 years old this past April, but Sixers center Nerlens Noel had to deal with injury misfortune before ever stepping foot onto the NBA hardwood after a torn ACL during his freshman season at Kentucky robbed him of his rookie campaign. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Mar 10, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Report: Nerlens Noel Seeking To Return April 4

Nerlens Noel

Finally, the Philadelphia 76ers have something to be excited about.

Nerlens Noel, the No. 6 overall pick in last June’s NBA Draft, is reportedly near-ready to take the court for the first time in his professional career. The 19-year-old tweeted an interesting hint on Sunday afternoon, causing speculation among the masses. Read More »

instagram / Feb 14, 2014 / 9:15 pm

Nerlens Noel Remakes Anthony Davis’ Foot Locker Commercial

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Since not every NBA player is in New Orleans, or every NBA writer (stupid weather), the vast majority of players have a mini vacation this weekend. Rookie Nerlens Noel went back to Lexington, Kentucky where he played a lone season of college ball. While in town, he spoofed a recent Anthony Davis Foot Locker commercial, and it’s a pretty accurate mock-up. Read More »

NBA / Jan 30, 2014 / 5:00 pm

6 Rebuilding NBA Teams That Could Takeover In The Future

Victor Oladipo, Damian Lillard

This NBA season, it seems some teams are in full tank mode. If you just take a look at the Eastern Conference standings alone, you will understand. This year’s NBA Draft prospects are the perfect cash crops for GMs and owners around the league who are looking to rebuild their teams. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 17, 2013 / 5:00 pm

The NBA’s 50 Biggest Sneakerheads On Instagram

Damian Lillard adidas Crazyquick PE

It’s no surprise that NBA players are some of the biggest sneakerheads in the world. You can see them rocking the most exclusive kicks on a daily basis, in part because they’re always around the culture and, more importantly, because they can get basically anything they want. And thanks to Instagram, we’re getting a better look now at what’s on their feet than ever before. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 22, 2013 / 11:45 am

Behind-The-Scenes Of Reebok’s “Game Recognize Game” Photo Shoot With Nerlens Noel

Nerlens Noel, Jason Terry, Isaiah Thomas

Recently in Los Angeles, we went behind-the-scenes of Reebok‘s new campaign, “Game Recognize Game.” Starring Nerlens Noel, Jason Terry and Isaiah Thomas, the new campaign is centered around combining the old school with the new as Reebok Basketball is bringing back the classic Pump in the Pumpspective Omni. Read More »