Nerlens Noel likely out for the whole season

Nerlens Noel - photo by Tammie Brown |
Nerlens Noel – photo by Tammie Brown |

It appears Sixers rookie big man will not see the court this season.

According to’s Dei Lynam, head coach Brett Brown said before the Sixers-Cavaliers preseason game on Monday that Noel, recovering from a torn ACL, probably won’t play this season.

Brown said Noel’s progress is “slow.”

“I doubt, everybody doubts that he’s going to play this year,” Brown said.

“But he is with us in every way — practice, film, shootaround.”

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