NBA Summer League star Nerlens Noel checks in with KSTV

07/12/2014 07:00 AM

For former UK center Nerlens Noel, it’s been a long road to the NBA. He sat out all of last season while recovering from the knee injury suffered in his lone college season. Ever since he’s been working hard and patiently waiting.

Finally, on July 5, Nerlens made his debut with the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA Summer League. In that game, he exploded for 19 points, 2 rebounds, 4 steals and a block. In a total of four games over the past week, the 6-foot-11 center has averaged 12.3 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.3 steals and 3 blocks.

Needless to say, Nerlens appears poised for a breakout as a NBA rookie. He caught up with KSTV on Friday.


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