Nerlens Noel is not Anthony Davis, and he’s perfectly OK with that

Nerlens NoelInevitably, the comparisons are going to be made. Anthony Davis, Nerlens Noel. Nerlens Noel, Anthony Davis. On the outside, they seem so alike.  One became the No. 1 recruit out of nowhere, transforming from an unheard of guard to the No. 1 recruit in the nation. The other one shot to the top of the rankings after reclassifying from the 2013 class to the 2012.  One broke the freshman single-season blocked shots record a year ago. The other is supposed to be the best high school shot blocker since Greg Oden.  Both were No. 1-ranked recruits who headlined another top-rated class, both bear unmistakable physical features and both were expected to lead to a national championship.


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