Nerlens Noel RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dirk: 'A little unfortunate' that Noel is still a free agent

    Sports Day "Leave it to Dirk Nowitzki to understate the heck out of the obvious. In his first comments about the new contract he signed last month, Nowitzki made it clear that it's a close, give-and-take relationship with owner Mark Cuban that led him to sign a two-year deal worth $5 million this season..." August 04

  • Don't expect resolution between Mavs, Noel soon

    Sports Day "Question: Do you have any kind of update on [Nerlens] Nerlens? And actually, how long can this staredown even go before something literally just has to happen? Sefko: Nothing HAS to happen until Oct. 16, when the qualifying offer expires. Until then, the Noel camp can hang loose and wait for..." August 03

  • Agent: Nerlens Noel 'very disappointed' with where negotiations stand with Mavericks

    Sports Day "The Mavericks' negotiations with Nerlens Noel remain far apart and the representative for the fourth-year center said Tuesday that the situation could drag on well into the summer. Noel, 23, is a restricted free agent, meaning the Mavericks can match any offer he might get from another..." July 18

  • Report: Nerlens Noel, Mavericks not close to a deal

    Clutch Points "Former Philadelphia 76ers big man Nerlens Noel has spent the last half of the season with the Dallas Mavericks. Dallas traded center Andrew Bogut and forward Justin Anderson to the Sixers in exchange for the young center. During his tenure in Dallas, Noel averaged 8.5 points and 6.8 rebounds per..." July 12

  • Re-signing Nerlens Noel Mavericks’ top off-season priority

    Pro Basketball Talk "This is a Mark Cuban owned team, you don’t think the Mavericks are going to make a serious run at a free agent come July 1? Pelicans’ point guard Jrue Holiday has long been known to be a target, but there will be others. But keeping their new core together, including restricted free agent..." June 24

  • ‘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