NBA Draft 2013: Everything you need to know about Nerlens Noel

The Sixers acquired Nerlens Noel, who had been selected sixth overall by the Pelicans, during Thursday night's draft. (Phil Sandlin/AP)

Before selecting Michael Carter-Williams with the 11th pick in the NBA Draft, the Sixers traded point guard Jrue Holiday and this year's second-round pick (No. 42) to the New Orleans Pelicans for their first-round pick (No. 6 overall) Nerlens Noel from University of Kentucky and a "slightly protected" first-round pick in the 2014 draft. So here is everything you need to know about Nerlens Noel. 



Position: Center

Birthdate: April 10, 1994

Stats: 10.5 ppg | 9.5 rpg | 1.6 apg | 1.8 tpg | 2.1 spg | 31.9 mpg | .590 FG | .529 FT

Awards:Earned first-team All-SEC and league freshman-of-the-year honors while at the University of Kentucky.