Nerlens Noel RUMORS & NEWS

  • ‘Multiple’ NBA teams willing to give Nerlens Noel max contract

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Mavericks better prepare to whip out some serious cash if they hope to retain soon-to-be restricted free agent center, Nerlens Noel. “A source from another NBA team (not the Mavs) tells me that there will be ‘multiple’ clubs willing to pay Noel his max once he hits the..." May 29

  • Why this offseason is biggest of Nerlens Noel's career; 'there's a lot to be excited for'

    Sports Day "Nerlens Noel wore a Boston Red Sox cap, but everything he said Thursday while addressing reporters for the last time this season strongly indicated that his NBA heart is in Dallas. That is important because Noel, who turned 23 on Monday, is eligible to become a restricted free agent this..." April 15

  • Nerlens Noel expects 'weird feeling' when he faces Sixers

    Philly.com "Nerlens Noel's tenure with the 76ers was defined by emotion and energy. There was disappointment when he did not play in his rookie season. There also were celebrations after stellar games, frustration with tanking and the logjam at center, and joy when the team went 10-5 in January. Noel..." March 16

  • Mavs president: 'Nerlens is really a Tyson Chandler starter kit'

    Sports Day "When talking about his latest acquisition, fourth-year center Nerlens Noel, Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson made one repeated comparison: Tyson Chandler. Yup, the same man whose defense played as integral of a role in Dallas' 2011 finals run as Dirk Nowitzki's offense. Nelson sees Noel,..." February 24

  • Sixers To Trade Nerlens Noel To Mavericks

    Hoops Rumors "The Sixers are in agreement with the Mavericks on a deal that will send Nerlens Noel to Dallas, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical (via Twitter). According to Wojnarowski, Philadelphia will receive Justin Anderson and a first-round pick from the Mavs. ESPN’s Marc Stein adds (via Twitter)..." February 23

  • Report: With Jahlil Okafor trade talk stalled, Sixers could reconsider Nerlens Noel offers

    Pro Basketball Talk "The trade market for centers heading into the trade deadline isn’t good — there’s a glut of them on the market. If a team wanted a guy to play the five, they could acquire Brook Lopez, Tyson Chandler, Greg Monroe, and some others who are available. Also, the low price the Pelicans paid for..." February 22

  • Noel 'definitely satisfied' with role on Sixers

    Philly.com "Nerlens Noel is showing that he can become an exceptional long-term backup option to Joel Embiid. The 76ers don't miss a beat when Noel subs in for Embiid at the center spot. Like Embiid, the 6-foot-11, 232-pound Noel is a feared rim protector. Although he doesn't possess Embiid's offensive..." January 13

  • Lakers interested in Millsap, Noel, but refusing to trade young players

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers "had talks" about Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap and "expressed interest" in Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel, but they have no plans to trade anyone from their young core, per Sean Deveney of the Sporting News. They're also not in a position to trade a future..." January 12

  • Brett Brown: 'We want to see Nerlens and Joel a little bit'

    CSN Philly "Just as the experimental phase of one bigs pairing seems to be closing, another could be beginning. The Sixers took a look at the combination of Joel Embiid and Jahlil Okafor for six straight games. They went 1-5 with the two centers in the starting lineup together and there were evident..." January 03

  • Nerlens Noel has no more complaints as he awaits more playing time

    Philly.com "Nerlens Noel is no longer making a fuss about his time on the court - or on the bench - in the 76ers' overcrowded center situation. "I think it will make me stronger mentally," said Noel, who is averaging a career-low 7.8 minutes per game this season. "These last four years have been nothing..." December 28