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Rookies Nerlens Noel, Michael Carter-Williams officially sign with 76ers

The Sixers announced on Tuesday the signings of first-round draft picks Nerlens Noel and Michael Carter-Williams.

Rookies Nerlens Noel, Michael Carter-Williams officially sign with 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers rookie Nerlens Noel. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Philadelphia 76ers rookie Nerlens Noel. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The 76ers  announced the signings of first-round picks Nerlens Noel and Michael Carter-Williams on Tuesday. Noel, however, actually signed his contract on Sept. 16.
Noel was drafted sixth overall by the New Orleans Pelicans and traded to Philadelphia on draft night.
The 6-foot-11 center out of Kentucky is set to make $3,172,320 this season and $3,315,120 next season. The Sixers will have team options of $3,457,800 in 2015-16 and $4,384,490 in 2016-17.
Carter-Williams was selected 11th overall by the Sixers. The 6-6 point guard will make $2,200,920 this season and $2,300,040 next season. The Sixers have team options of $2,399,040 in 2015-16 and $3,183,526 in 2016-17.

The Sixers also signed undrafted rookie forward Rodney Williams recently.

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