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Nerlens Noel signs with New York Knicks

(Joe Robbins | Getty Images)

(Joe Robbins | Getty Images)

Leon Rose and World Wide Wes have added yet another former Wildcat to the New York Knicks roster. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Nerlens Noel is headed to New York on a one-year deal with the Knicks.

Noel joins a roster that already includes Kevin Knox, Julius Randle and new draft pick Immanuel Quickley, plus new assistant head coach Kenny Payne. Noel will compete for minutes with Mitchell Robinson, a former WKU Hilltopper, and then there’s new draft pick Obi Toppin, the older brother of current UK player Jacob Toppin. How’s that for Kentucky connections in the Garden?

The 2013 SEC Rookie and Defensive Player of the Year, Noel played his last two NBA seasons in Oklahoma City, alongside Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Hamidou Diallo and Patrick Patterson.

We have to be Knicks fans, right?

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

2 Comments for Nerlens Noel signs with New York Knicks

  1. Wildfelinebeeline
    9:06 pm November 21, 2020 Permalink

    They’re becoming the Steelers of the NBA! Let’s hope they go undefeated like the Steelers!

  2. BeastAtom
    10:12 pm November 21, 2020 Permalink

    John Wall to the Knicks? Yes, please.