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Nerlens Noel being Nerlens Noel…

Nerlens Noel has done a lot of wonderful things in his short time as a Kentucky Wildcat, but I’m not sure any picture has been more endearing than the one above. Noel took time to visit Kelly Melton, a 7-year old boy who has been diagnosed with leukemia, late last night. 

Take time to visit KickitIt4Kelly’s Facebook page.

 

Article written by Ally Tucker

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29 Comments for Nerlens Noel being Nerlens Noel…



  1. Smiley Pete
    12:06 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    What impresses me the most is that these aren’t official team outings or UK PR stunts. Nerlens seems to go do things like this without being asked or told and these pictures usually come from the families or tiwtter, not UK.



  2. SeoulCat
    12:16 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    Class act. This kid is a winner in life. It sounds cliche and corny to say so, but it’s true.
    Here is to a speedy recovery, Kelly!



  3. BlueTruth
    12:18 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    Nerlens constantly impresses me. Great kid on and off the court.



  4. The Bat
    12:24 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    Where thanks is due it should be given. THANKS NERLENS!!!!!!!
    You are a fine young man! Never forget, people are watching and paying attention to the good you do.
    God Bless! And best of luck in your future, with your caring an attitude you are gonna be fine whatever life brings your way.



  5. niaps
    12:29 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    A class act from a classy guy.



  6. brain
    12:35 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    NN is a great guy. More stories like this. No more pictures of Pitino. Really. Stop it.



  7. RahRah
    12:36 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    Yes, and no Catspy service or character awards, yet he’s still out there doing the good work. Never been prouder of any member of our team. Love this guy! #BBNforever!



  8. shannon
    1:06 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    My all time favorite Cat. The community will miss him so much. I wish him the best of success in the NBA.



  9. Kristen Geil's Abs
    1:14 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    Almost brings tears to my eyes. Seriously.



  10. L1C4
    1:25 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    Peyton Siva visits ladies of the evening.



  11. Jen
    1:26 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    Love.



  12. Billy club
    1:55 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    His family should also be credited with instilling such a caring spirit in to this young mans life. His family( that includes BBN) will always be proud . Thank you Nerlens for sharing your life with us at Kentucky.



  13. davis
    2:00 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    He’s probably one of my all time favorites for how he represented the university.. I will be rooting for him over all others in the NBA



  14. shoes
    2:23 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    little kid’s kicks are the freshest



  15. UKNation
    2:27 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    He is a better person than a basketball player. And that is him being the #1 draft pick. That says a lot. His family, coaches and BBN are proud he is in the #lafamilia



  16. Bluemister
    3:10 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    I love this kid. He only played part of one season, but he will be.one of the all time favorite Cats!



  17. We Love Nerlens!
    3:38 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    Can anyone think of a player in recent memory who is more generous in visiting folks who need it most to lift up their spirits? Nerlens, I think there is such a thing as Karma, and in your case it works in a positive way. You have a lot of great things coming your way. Thanks for sharing with the BBN and the folks who need it the most!



  18. RealCatsFan
    3:41 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    #10, Peyton is a great kid as well, in spite of the fact that he plays for the dark side. Maybe not as great a kid as Nerlens, but we don’t need to stoop to that level.



  19. Kelly T
    3:47 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    One of the greatest pics ever posted on KSR



  20. BigBlue
    3:50 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    Noel truly has a heart of gold. I wish we could have had him longer. Great person that understands more about what is valuable in life at his young age than many do their entire lives!



  21. BurnerTurner5
    4:31 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    #15 You hit the nail on the head. Nerlins has a heart of gold.



  22. BurnerTurner5
    4:33 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    Sorry. Nerlens.



  23. JBCat
    4:33 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    UK is lucky to have a guy like Nerlens as a student-athlete rep!



  24. W.W.B.B.N.D?
    5:33 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    #1 I agree. Did anyone ever ask him what made him start doing things like this?



  25. katfantoo
    8:40 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    These things he does truly tell what is of importance to him . Caring and giving of YOURSELF : )



  26. Steve
    8:57 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    Good Things happen to good people, that’s why even with an ACL injury Nerlens will still be the No 1 pick in this year’s NBA draft.
    Thanks Nerlens for everything you have done and will do for Kentucky basketball.



  27. Blessings
    10:17 pm April 27, 2013 Permalink

    God Bless Kelly!!! Thanks and blessings to Nerlens for taking the time to visit him.
    Get well soon Kelly !



  28. mashburnfan1
    12:05 am April 28, 2013 Permalink

    These are the type of kids I LOVE seeing represent UK. Nerlens, his family, Coach Cal and staff all deserve a huge BBN THANK YOU for having people like Nerlens represent UK. What an awesome pic and post…..



  29. prpcat
    9:19 am April 28, 2013 Permalink

    Thank you Nerlens !