Nerlens Noel to miss entire NBA upcoming season

The Philadelphia 76ers Center, Nerlens Noel is expected to ruled out the entire upcoming season 2013-14 following his knee surgery, coach Brett Brown confirmed.

According to, Brown said, “I doubt, everybody doubts that he’s going to play this year, We don’t want to waste this year. I think from a skill perspective, it’s an opportunity for us to break down his shot, really work on his free throws and start a little bit from ground zero.”

The 19-year-old, who had surgery on his left knee last March to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

The recovery time for his surgery was 6-8 months, which would have allowed him to return at midseason.

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