Nerlens Noel cleared to resume basketball-related activities

Nerlens Noel - photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com
Nerlens Noel – photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com

The  have cleared rookie center  for “limited on-court work,” but several benchmarks remain before he can return to game action, the team announced Wednesday night.

“After careful consideration and numerous discussions with our medical and performance teams, the consulting physician and rehabilitation staff, and Nerlens’ representatives, some of the restrictions on Nerlens have been lifted and he is now able to participate in limited on-court work,” 76ers president and general manager Sam Hinkie said in a statement.

“There are several benchmarks Nerlens still must meet, and during that time we will closely monitor his progress and regularly evaluate his status. Our goal remains the same, which is to give Nerlens every opportunity to ensure a long, productive career.”

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