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Noel traded to Philadelphia

Welp, it was fun while it lasted but it didn’t last long. New Orleans sent Nerlens Noel and a 2014 pick to the 76ers for Jrue Holiday.

RIP to the Pelican Block Party. We hardly knew you.

Article written by Drew Franklin

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10 Comments for Noel traded to Philadelphia

  1. The Word
    8:28 pm June 27, 2013 Permalink

    That sucks !!!

  2. Burr
    8:28 pm June 27, 2013 Permalink

    This draft is BS! Zeller over Noel?!?! SMH

  3. crap
    8:33 pm June 27, 2013 Permalink

    Wait for the redraft in a couple years lol. Get em Nerlens. Glad I didnt buy that pelicans shirt I was briefly excited about.

  4. Nerlens
    8:34 pm June 27, 2013 Permalink

    Its actually a great deal for New Orleans…..that is a HUGE haul for Noel.

    To get the Jrue Holliday and a 2014 first rounder, wow!

  5. Daniel
    8:44 pm June 27, 2013 Permalink

    and i had a prefect name for them. Meet the Brothers of SWAT DAVIS and NOEL

  6. Backpack
    8:55 pm June 27, 2013 Permalink

    I’m pretty sure Philly gets the 2014 1 round draft pick.

  7. idontflinch_
    8:55 pm June 27, 2013 Permalink

    Sucks for Noel. Philly hasn’t won a title in 30 years. They are a perpetually bad team.

  8. Nerlens
    9:22 pm June 27, 2013 Permalink

    6 – You are correct. Initially it was reported that the 2014 first rounder was going to NOLA which would have been crazy.

    Still,Holliday is an All-Star caliber PG. To get traded for someone on that level just shows you Noel’s value.

  9. BNClay
    9:28 pm June 27, 2013 Permalink

    I am confused by the trade. I know New Orleans was shopping Noel but giving Noel and a pick for a mediocre guard. I think they could have got a better deal.

  10. TShlew
    11:32 pm June 27, 2013 Permalink

    ^ Mediocre??? Are you kidding me? Do you even watch the NBA?