5 Reasons Why Nerlens Noel Can Win Rookie of the Year

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Jul 23, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; First round draft pick center Nerlens Noel addresses the media as 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie listens during a press conference at PCOM. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Even though Nerlens Noel was drafted in 2013, his ACL injury prevented him from taking the court last season. The former Kentucky Wildcat has been rehabbing for 18 months, but his time is now. Noel will be ready to take the floor in the 2014 season and is a strong contestant to win Rookie of the Year. Let’s take a peak into why Nerlens Noel is a sure shot in the Rookie of the Year contest.