HoopsHype Nerlens Noel Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: October 01, 2014 | 09:33 PM

Tom Moore

Link to #Sixers training camp stories and videos, including Noel/Embiid vid from first day: theintell.com/sports/sixers/ #76ers #NBA

Tom Moore

#NBA story (with Nerlens Noel video): Noel: 'It felt great to get back on the court' bit.ly/1rETZaO #Sixers #76ers @thebabc

Tom Moore

#NBA story (with Noel video): Noel: 'It felt great to get back on the court' bit.ly/1rETZaO #Sixers #76ers

Tom Moore

Link to #Sixers page, with stories & video of Nerlens Noel on his 1st day of camp as a full participant: theintell.com/sports/sixers/ #76ers #NBA

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel on Embiid shooting from chair (he did a lot if standstill shooting last Yr: 'I've been telling him it's going to be a while.'

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel said it felt great to finally be a full participant at training camp.

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel walking over to us, knees iced.

Tom Moore

#Sixers Brown: Noel did what was expected of him in first camp workout.

Tom Moore

New big-man coach Sean Rooks passing to Nerlens Noel during shooting drill. Roberts shooting midrange jumpers at other end. #Sixers

Derek Bodner

Yesterday, Nerlens Noel said he attempted 0 jump shots at Kentucky. I went back and double-checked: he is correct, not a single one.

Tom Moore

#NBA story (with MCW/Embiid video): MCW, Noel assume prominent roles for #Sixers: bit.ly/1yxlzf4 #76ersMediaDay #76ers<

#NBA story (with MCW/Embiid video): MCW, Noel assume key roles for #Sixers: bit.ly/1yxlzf4 #76ersMediaDay

Tom Moore

#Sixers Embiid on playing with Noel: 'We're great shot-blockers. In college, I showed some flashes of an offensive game.'

Tom Moore

#Sixers Embiid: '(MCW was ROY last year). This year, I think Nerlens is going to be Rookie of the Year. I think the future looks great.'

Tom Moore

#Sixers Embiid: '(Noel) talked to me about (sitting out all year). He told me it sucks.' #76ers

Bob Cooney

Nerlens Noel couldn't talk about Joel Embiid without laughing. Says "He's exactly what you see on Twitter."

Derek Bodner

Noel says rookie of the year is one of his personal goals. Thinks DPOY is a possibility. #sixers

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel on being ROY: 'I'd definitely say it's 1 of my personal goals. I want to win Defensive POY, as well. I think it's a possibility

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel: 'We want to be in the Eastern Conference finals sometime soon. We think we're close to it.' #76ers

Dan Gelston

76ers Nerlens Noel says he expects team to play in East finals "some time soon."

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel: 'A lot of people think we're not going 2 do as good as we think we're going to do. We're coming in w/a chip on our shoulder.'

Keith Pompey

Sixers forward @Nerlens Noel: "I'm shooting jump shots. At Kentucky, I didn't shoot one jump shot the whole season."

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel: 'At Kentucky, I didn't shoot one jump shot the whole season.'

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel on playing with another big guy: 'I (see myself) more paired with Henry (Sims). I feel very confident with having Henry w/me.'

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel on being underweight playing inside: 'I'm going to fight. I don't think I'm a soft kid.'

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel: 'We really don't know when Joel will be here (playing). It might be this year, it might be next year.'

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel: 'We're starting the season off zero wins, zero losses. Anything is possible.'

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel says he 'was dazzled' by watching Dario Saric play in Spain. #76ers

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel said he 'pushed for it' to play last year. Thinks he could've played 'towards April.'

Keith Pompey

"It wasy very frustrated, especially early on" @Nerlens Noel said of not playing last season.

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel on wanting to play last year: 'It was very frustrating. Being real cautious was probably the best thing.'

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel: 'Jo (Embiid) is a lovable kid. He's exactly what you see on Twitter.'

Jake Fischer

In Las Vegas, Nerlens Noel told me he wanted to weigh 235 this season. Today, he's only 218 pounds soaking wet. That's terrifyingly skinny.

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel on helping Embiid: 'I'm really going to stay by Joel's side to make sure he's staying mentally sound.'

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel: 'We are focused on building for the future.'

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel: 'If we just get better every game and build the chemistry we're going to need for the future (to make season a success).'

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel on lack of scorers on team: 'I definitely feel it's becoming a part of my game, something I've been working on.' #76ers

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel said he weights 'about 217, 218. I really want to stay in the low 220s.' #76ers

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel said he's played the 4 before. 'I'm really looking forward to it and working on my 15-foot jump shot.' #76ers

Dan Gelston

Nerlens Noel and his hair kick off #76ers media day. http://t.co/n76xix7Qjx

Tom Moore

#Sixers Noel has arrived. Noel: 'There's a lot of excitement (to be on court). Been about 20 months since I got in a meaningful game.' #NBA

Tom Moore

Can see #Sixers Chris Johnson wearing No. 16 as we await Noel. Jerami Grant just walked past.

Tom Moore

Waiting for #Sixers Noel, who was scheduled to talk at 11.

Tom Moore

At #Sixers media day. Noel, MCW and Embiid (for first time with Philly media) scheduled to talk to group. #76ers #NBA

Scott Howard-Cooper

Position-by-position rookie rankings as camps open: on.nba.com/1vjyHzJ Top spots for Payton, Stauskas, Wiggins, Parker, Noel.

Chad Ford

Are rookies like Jabari, Noel, Wiggins, Randle, Smart, Exum & McDermott over or underrated on #NBARank? es.pn/1wMC5mS (in)

Derek Bodner

Brett Brown says if season started today, would be Henry Sims starting next to Noel in anticipation of when Embiid plays.