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Archie Goodwin and Nerlens Noel’s rookie pictures are…interesting

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This morning, Nerlens Noel, Archie Goodwin, and the rest of the NBA’s rookies did a photoshoot with Panini Trading Cards. Here are the rather bizarre results.

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Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

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67 Comments for Archie Goodwin and Nerlens Noel’s rookie pictures are…interesting



  1. notbillyg
    1:32 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: ‘Dis how UL grads work pull-ups inda yard.
    Nerlens: Squeezin a little hard don’t ya think doc?



  2. catlogic15
    1:36 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: “Will someone please tell me what the hell is written on my arms?”



  3. soup
    1:36 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Nerlens – This is an unlisted urinal! I told you to never call me on it!



  4. Azubuike's Bicep
    1:38 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Nerlens: This is how you pee.
    Archie: This is how you poop.



  5. Flat top feller
    1:39 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Nerlens: What do you mean my flat top is gone?!!



  6. Mark
    1:40 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    “Okay guys, here is footage of last year’s Kentucky team if neither of you played.”

    Archie: It hurts. I don’t wanna see anymore.
    Noel: Holy sh…



  7. Kentuckrazy
    1:42 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Goodwin: “The team is going out for filets again?!?” Noel: “Oh Crap! I think my jock is on backwards!”



  8. YankeeCpt
    1:48 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Noel: peek a boo! I see you!!
    Archie: I don’t want to play anymore!!!



  9. Thompson's Tyler
    1:49 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    NERLENS : “I guess it’s true…..I can poop ice cream!”



  10. Deacon
    1:49 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie – You want to know about my shooting – Look at all these bricks. I kid, I kid. Go make them eat they feet.



  11. TheBigToe
    1:49 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    It’s funny how most young kids kept track of sexual conquests by notching the headboard. Archie keeps track of all his missed shots by tattooing bricks on his arms.



  12. @BBN_citizen
    1:50 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie- they said I could be anything when I grew up. So I became a brick wall… Of love. Definitely a brick wall of love

    Nerlens- after 24 hours he emerged from the darkness. “I can’t believe I did that for a Klondike bar”



  13. Bizzle Bish
    1:52 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: Doing pull ups with Manti Teo’s girl….

    Nerlens: I definitely Shouldn’t have ate that philly cheese steak! Riiiiip



  14. Patrick
    1:53 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Noel: “Coach Cal listens to Train?!?”
    Archie: “It makes me angry that Matt gave away UK tickets to a Louisville fan!”



  15. Kevin C.
    1:59 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    * Nerlens after researching the 76er’s win/loss results from the past 12 years.



  16. JPL
    2:00 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: “Bad as I wanna be (Unless I don’t feel like it for a year in college)
    Noel: “Say when…” ah man.



  17. Hunter
    2:01 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: “Tell me burr is short for brick one more time and I’ll knock that flat top off yo head.”
    Nerlens: “Whoah bruh! Just a joke cuz.”



  18. ClayCoCat
    2:03 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    #2 Hard work & dedication



  19. Bill in the 'boro
    2:08 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Nerlens: I get an orange peanut?



  20. ALLBARKNOBITE
    2:13 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: “This was supposed to be a HENNA tattoo! I gotta walk around like this for the rest of my life?”
    Nerlens: “Whoa! It’s cold in Philly!”



  21. Jughead
    2:14 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: Anyone seen my black magic marker?
    Nerlens: 6th? Really? 6th?



  22. Ryan Pov
    2:17 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Nerlens reaction when asked to take a seat by Chris Hanson



  23. ADay
    2:19 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: I got to prove to Coach Cal I can poop ice cream.

    Noel: Dude, that aint no ice cream, that STANK…



  24. YSR2KSR
    2:20 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    but drew franklin said thered b bacon!?!



  25. Chad B
    2:21 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie- Hold on for one more day!

    Noel- Wasn’t me.



  26. GG Says
    2:22 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: His submission to the show “Tattoo Nightmares”. That is some of the worse work I have seen!
    Nerlens: His reaction after seeing the 30 for 30 film “Flat Broke”.



  27. Biglaw Dawgin'
    2:25 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    *Not a caption – I thought Nerlens was going to wear 6 as the number of teams that passed up on him?



  28. kevin bauereis
    2:28 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: I’m breaking through my own brick wall.
    Noel: Does it really say sixers on my jersey. I just can’t get away from the number 6.



  29. BigT
    2:28 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Nerlens- what do you mean Cody Zeller is picked before me!?



  30. Sam the man
    2:33 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: “I ain’t playin’ no mo if I cain’t shoot when I want to!

    Noel: OOPS! Are farts lumpy??



  31. ok
    2:42 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Thats why black people shouldn’t get tattoos! Cant freaking see them!!



  32. DANIEL
    2:42 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    NOEL: Is your finger really that big?????



  33. Good times
    2:43 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: Hard work and dedication, this is what it takes to be a Vine superstar!
    Noel: Gorgui, why are you showing me this freckled white man’s tattoo?! (at least that’s the face I had when I first saw it)



  34. Bluballs
    2:43 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie – One more word about the N.I.T and you going to see two across the lips

    Noel – How he know about Fred G. Sanford



  35. Catsfan79
    2:46 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Hardwork, dedication. Archie game is perfect for NBA. He will blow up!!!



  36. Jon Ross
    2:54 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: Trying to grab a hold of it, bite my lip and give it hell….Coach wants ice cream!
    Nerlens: Whoa. I don’t think I am eating dinner at Archie’s anymore.



  37. Brandon
    2:55 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Wait, what do you mean rookies can’t wear underwear?



  38. UK BABY ALL THE WAY
    2:55 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: Noel is gonna pee on me ahhhh!!!!
    Noel: Oh sorry Archie didn’t see you there.



  39. KEVIN BURTON
    3:10 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: I made em eat they feet
    Noel: Archie made em eat they feet?



  40. New Day Co-Op
    3:14 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Nerlens: Tom Crean tweeted me what?????



  41. Zac Jeffries
    3:18 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Looks like a video game



  42. KyBlueRay
    3:23 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Nerlens: Dude PLEASE!!You pull those shorts back up and I’ll buy you all a round of drinks myself!!



  43. Cousins Fake Tooth
    3:23 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    God I hate Panini. Screw the NBA for only licensing to them. They have ruined the card collecting industry for NBA.



  44. Rlcant2
    3:31 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: “I throw up so many bricks it is only fitting I tattoo them on me.”



  45. KyBlueRay
    3:43 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: Mr.Vanetti,if Joann comes at you do these 3 things.Look mean,block her punches like this and pray for all your worth!!



  46. Cliff Hawkins
    4:45 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Nerlens: Practice! Not a game, not a game, not a game, practice!



  47. 50 yard line
    4:57 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Noel:

    Damn, did you see Archie’s arms?



  48. Chairman Rowe
    5:14 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Sorry everyone else, #3 has got you beat. May the schwartz be with you.



  49. Special Eddie
    5:15 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: I pitty da fool
    Nerlens: What! Robert freaking Morris!



  50. BlueTruth
    5:17 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Oh lawd. I’m glad Archie is no longer at UK.



  51. Jax Teller
    5:28 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: BUURRRR!!
    Nerlens: So NOW I can make money off this jersey??!



  52. Ruppeat Offender
    5:32 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Thought Noel was wearing #5? Something about this is not right. These are not photos for trading cards.



  53. Logan
    6:06 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Nerlens: What if shaving cream is actually hair growth formula to make us buy more shaving cream?



  54. lss
    6:17 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: These are not tattoos, they are floor burn scars. I fall down a lot.
    Nerlens: Why cant get all my hair in this picture?



  55. lss
    6:18 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: These are not tattoos, they are floor burn scars. I fall down a lot.
    Nerlens: Why cant you get all my hair in this picture?



  56. Karl_grass
    6:58 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    At Kentucky we poop pros



  57. Big Blue Monster
    7:28 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Nerlens: “Ooops. I just did a poopie!”



  58. Sk54
    7:57 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: if you still swinting. It says hardwork and dedication
    Noel: SHART!!!



  59. bleedingblue
    8:06 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Goodwin: camera catches him just before the two middle fingers extend after the photographer asked him how many times Tom Crean called to say “I have been thinking about you alot since last weekend. A whole lot.!”

    Noel: “realizes that it is not a dream and he really does not have any pants on”



  60. TrueBlue68
    8:11 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie:After they eat my feet,they gonna choke on my fist. Nerlens:they r eating he feet!



  61. Curt D
    8:23 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie is taking a dump on the teams that passed on him and Nerlens is still shocked that any team passed on him



  62. Tampa Satchel
    8:49 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie reminds me of Wonder Woman using her magic bracelets to block the bad guys’ bullets.

    Noel looks like he saw a ghost. I wanna call him BOO Radley.



  63. YankeeCpt
    8:49 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: I would have gotten away with it too, if it weren’t for those meddling kids.
    Noel: SCOOOBY DOOOBY DOO!



  64. Easten Henry
    8:55 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    I don’t have to rock the Andrew Bynum look now do I?!! 🙁



  65. Easten Henry
    8:58 pm August 6, 2013 Permalink

    Archie- so I did get a sunburn in Phoenix.. Noel- I don’t have to rock the Andrew Bynum look now do I??!!



  66. It's me!
    11:31 am August 7, 2013 Permalink

    Archie: “These two tattoos are full of arms!”

    Noel: “If this really is a full body shot, I need to put my pants on!”



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