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Nerlens Noel • #9 • C
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:6'11", 220 lbs.
Born:Apr 10, 1994 (26 yrs) in Malden, MA
From:Kentucky
Experience:5 years
Drafted:Drafted by New Orleans in 2013 (1/6).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2018.
2019-20 Season Stats
G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG TPG PPG
YTD 61 7 18.5 .684 .333 .755 4.9 0.9 1.0 1.5 1.1 7.4
Playoffs 7 0 13.9 .471 .000 .500 4.1 0.4 0.3 0.7 0.3 3.0
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Scouting Report
Defensively dominant: an instinctive and constant shot-blocker, a ball-hawking steals threat, and a good rebounder. Handles the ball like a small forward and passes well for a big guy. Very active and supremely athletic for a near-7-footer, and can finish with either hand. Hustles all over the floor. Can play some forward. Not yet a top-tier scorer, and pretty raw as a shooter (from outside and on free throws). Has already dealt with a major knee injury early in his career and has a thin frame, raising significant durability questions for the NBA post. Will need to show he can add muscle without losing his mobility. Still inconsistent.
Long Range Potential: Streaky but super-athletic defensive big man, with star potential.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NBA All-Rookie First Team 2014-15
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