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Rockets reportedly discussed Nerlens Noel trade with Sixers

If this summer in the NBA had a tagline, it might just be “Joyeux Noel.” According to a report by Jake Fischer of Sports Illustrated on Thursday, the Houston Rockets have pitched the Philadelphia 76ers on a package centered around Trevor Ariza and Patrick Beverley in exchange for Nerlens Noel. In preliminary trade talks, Houston pitched the Sixers a package involving Trevor...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics targeting Nerlens Noel in trade talks

The Boston Celtics were a middle-of-the-pack rim protecting team last season, ranking 14th in the NBA in field goal percentage allowed inside five feet. But apparently general manager Danny Ainge wants to do better in that regard. According to a report by Brian Geltzeiler of on Tuesday, the Celtics are targeting Sixers big man Nerlens Noel in trade talks. League...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jahlil Okafor talks about hearing his name in trade rumors

Rumors around the NBA world will be heating up soon as the league prepares for this month’s draft. A lot of the rumors thus far have surrounded the possibility that the Philadelphia 76ers may be looking to move last year’s lottery pick Jahlil Okafor. Speaking on a ton of topics with Basketball Insiders Alex Kennedy on Wednesday, the former Duke standout touched on these rumors...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 76ers prefer to trade Okafor over Noel

At this point, it seems to be a foregone conclusion that the Philadelphia 76ers will pull off a blockbuster trade before the 2016 NBA Draft later this month. Previous reports had indicated that the team is looking to move either Jahlil Okafor or Nerlens Noel as a way to rid itself of the logjam it currently has in the low post. While Noel remains a possibility right now, Keith...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks, Sixers reportedly discussing a trade involving Jeff Teague, Nerlens Noel

Now that Sam Hinkie is no longer the GM of the Philadelphia 76ers, The Process he famously put into place is officially gone with him. The once indefinite cycle of losing to obtain top draft picks is over, and the new leadership has been instructed to make decisions that will result in a faster franchise turnaround.One way to do that is by trading for some proven veteran talent,...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks and Sixers discussing a trade involving Nerlens Noel and Jeff Teague

The Philadelphia 76ers have been long rumored to be willing to move one of their bigs that they have drafted in recent years, and on Thursday evening, a rumor surfaced that was congruent with such. Shams Charania of The Vertical is reporting that the Sixers are in talks with the Atlanta Hawks to move Nerlens Noel for point guard Jeff Teague: Atlanta and Philadelphia are discussing...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Would trading Okafor or Noel make sense for the 76ers?

It appears it’s time for the Philadelphia 76ers to accelerate their arduous rebuild, as ESPN reports that the team is exploring the trade market for big men Nerlens Noel and Jahlil Okafor. Based on these reports, Philadelphia is likely to move at least one of them in time for the upcoming NBA Draft on June 23, where the Sixers hold the No. 1 overall pick for the first time...
Via The Comeback
May 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Sixers to gauge interest in Jahlil Okafor, Nerlens Noel

It sure sounds like The Process is coming to a swift end in Philadelphia. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein and Chad Ford, the Philadelphia 76ers intend to shop both Jahlil Okafor and Nerlens Noel this summer, with the team characterized as “increasingly likely” to move one of the two before the NBA Draft on June 23. Okafor is reportedly more likely to be moved than Noel, with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel reportedly sued for trashing rental home and allegedly threatening owners

Philadelphia 76ers big man Nerlens Noel might be the worst person to rent a home to. According to a lawsuit obtained by TMZ Sports, the 21-year-old rented a home outside of Philadelphia in September 2014 at $54,000 per year and reportedly "trashed the place and left weed throughout the home." According to TMZ, some of the damage the owners listed in the lawsuit include extreme...
Via The Sports Daily
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Sixers' rebuild bears fruit in Nerlens Noel

By Josh Naso It has been a rough few years for Philadelphia 76ers fans. The team has lacked significant relevance since Allen Iverson was traded away in 2006. For years, fans dealt with incompetent management that seemingly had no plan going forward. The result was a middling team, good enough to be a 7 or 8 seed year in and year out, but with no hopes of truly contending and lacking...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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