Noel held out of Sixers NBA Summer League game Sunday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A day after his NBA debut, Nerlens Noel was held out of the Philadelphia 76ers NBA Summer League game on Sunday against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Sixers called it a precautionary measure, and Noel is expected to be back in the line-up for the team's next game in Orlando on Tuesday night.

Two other former Kentucky Wildcats did see playing time in Orlando on Sunday. DeAndre Liggins scored 8 points to go along with 4 rebounds and 2 steals for the Detroit Pistons in a 85-82 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. Marquis Teague scored 6 points and added 3 assists for the Brooklyn Nets in a 110-91 loss to the Miami Heat.

Celtics Rookie James Young missed his first NBA Summer League game on Saturday due to neck soreness. The team has already ruled him unable to play for Boston's next game Monday afternoon. It has not been announced when or if Young will make his Summer League debut.


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