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Watch Nerlens Noel Absolutely Devour Jonas Valanciunas’ Brave Dunk Attempt

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Nerlens Noel isn't exactly a behemoth – the lithe rookie is listed at a perhaps generous 228 pounds. And considering his well-established shot-blocking prowess, the best way to challenge him mano-a-mano really might be trying to power right through him. But Valanciunas doesn't have the length or explosive athletic ability to take a hit from Noel and stay elevated, let alone rise above him.

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Get That Outta Here! Nerlens Noel Comes From Weak Side To Swat Nene’s Hook Shot Out Of Bounds

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Nerlens Noel averaged 1.0 block per game in November. He swatted 1.5 shots in December, 2.2 in January, and is notching an impressive 2.8 blocks in February. Just what will the Philadelphia 76ers rookie rim-protector do for March?

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Video: Rudy Gobert Swallows Nerlens Noel’s Dunk Attempt, Gives Knowing Stare

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Rudy Gobert had already embarrassed Nerlens Noel by absolutely swallowing the ambitious rookie's dunk attempt. The strut and stare-down that follows is down emasculating.

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Video: Joel Embiid Defends Nerlens Noel During Sixers Practice

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The Philadelphia 76ers aren't nearly as bad as casual NBA fans believe they are.

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GIF: Nerlens Noel Rejects Kent Bazemore’s Dunk With Towering Block

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The Atlanta Hawks won their nineteenth consecutive game last night, setting a NBA record for most victories (17) over a calendar month in the process.

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Video: Nerlens Noel Leads Break, Throws Lefty Lob To Jakarr Sampson For Dunk

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The gift and curse of first-year players is that their evolution is fluid.

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Breaking Down A Kentucky Vs. Philadelphia 76ers Seven-Game Series

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The Kentucky Wildcats and the Philadelphia 76ers are two basketball programs with completely different goals this season.

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Watch Nerlens Noel Show Off Impressive Floor Game with Behind-The-Back Dish

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Some would surely say that we've been devoting too much time to Nerlens Noel at this space in the season's early going, and there's merit behind that critique.

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Video: Nerlens Noel Rejects James Harden’s Dunk Attempt With Authority

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The Philadelphia 76ers didn't get the win over the Houston Rockets tonight, but Nerlens Noel should be proud of his performance nonetheless.

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GIF: Josh Smith Winds Up For Dunk On Nerlens Noel

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Rookie defensive maven Nerlens Noel had himself a night.

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Nerlens Noel Runs Rocky Balboa’s Trail Through Philadelphia (UPDATE)

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Nerlens Noel has yet to suit up for the Philadelphia 76ers, but has already begun endearing himself to one of the league's most cantankerous fan bases.


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