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Sport Nerlens Noel's terrific block leads to fast-break bucket for Thunder

00:15  02 august  2020
00:15  02 august  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

Nerlens Noel latest to forget to show up for coronavirus test in NBA bubble

  Nerlens Noel latest to forget to show up for coronavirus test in NBA bubble There are very few non-basketball things players are required to do while inside the NBA bubble at Walt Disney World. Noel forgot to take his coronavirus test this week, Thunder coach Billy Donovan announced on Tuesday. As a result, Noel missed their final scrimmage on Tuesday night and has to quarantine for a day before he can rejoin the team. "Nerlens is extremely remorseful," Donovan said, via The Oklahoman. "There's times I've been in my room and been like, 'Oh my God, I forgot to test,' and I've gotta run down there and test. “These days kind of run together so to speak and you're kind of doing the same thing every day.

Noel ’ s signing became official on Friday, and by Sunday he had already taken care of the paperwork On why he chose the Thunder in free agency: Nerlens Noel : “I really think it’s a great opportunity. They have a great group of guys from Westbrook to PG leading the team to all these young guys

Raptors, Blazers eyeing Nerlens Noel ? There are a couple of teams to watch on the Noel front, the biggest being the Toronto Raptors. Under normal circumstances, the NBA and WNBA seasons don’t overlap, which usually leads to many NBA players attending WNBA games during what is their typical

Oklahoma City Thunder big man Nerlens Noel made a tremendous play to reject what appeared to be an easy layup Saturday against the Utah Jazz.

a man wearing a hat: Nerlens Noel has been known for his defense throughout his career. © Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports Nerlens Noel has been known for his defense throughout his career.

Jazz guard Mike Conley Jr. drove to his right and into the lane. It looked like he’d score an easy bucket. That’s when Noel came swooping in from the other side to swat it away.

This led to an easy fast-break bucket for the Thunder, who opened up an early 10-point lead over the Jazz in this one.

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a man wearing a hat: Nerlens Noel has been known for his defense throughout his career. © Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports Nerlens Noel has been known for his defense throughout his career.

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Thunder Signs Nerlens Noel . Manager of Digital Products. Noel (6-11, 220) has appeared in 223 career games (158 starts), averaging 9.3 points, 7.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.56 steals and 1.41 blocks in Noel led the conference in total blocks with 106 on the season en route to being named to the

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