HAZARD Ky. (WYMT) - Former Wildcats Jeff Sheppard, Nerlens Noel and Julius Mays were making the rounds Thursday throughout Eastern Kentucky.
Thursday afternoon, they was at Hillbilly Days in Pikeville. Thursday evening, they made a visit to the the Double Kwik located off of Highway 15 in Hazard.
We caught up with Noel as he talked about his knee and his dream to play in the NBA.
"My knee is good. I'm well ahead of schedule in my physical therapy. I'm just going to keep working hard and try to bounce back as quick as I can", said Noel.
"Just make a strong comeback and really apply myself at the next level. It's been a dream of mine and I mean, everyday it's getting closer and closer. It's just a dream come true", Noel stated.
"So, I'm just staying focused on what I have to do, which is physical therapy. Just hoping everything goes well for me."