Nerlens Noel taken off on stretcher after hitting head
Nerlens Noel was taken off the court on a stretcher after an ugly fall during Tuesday night’s Oklahoma City Thunder-Minnesota Timberwolves game.
Noel was going up for a block attempt on Andrew Wiggins and took an elbow to his head. He then fell and hit his head hard on the Chesapeake Energy Arena floor.
Brutal fall for Nerlens Noel who was immediately met by the Thunder’s medical team and stretcher. pic.twitter.com/us59JxhTx5
— Up The Thunder (@UpTheThunder) January 9, 2019
Noel was stretchered off after the hard fall. He immediately received prayers from teammates in the game and others.
Prayers for Nerlens Noel! That’s scary! @NerlensNoel3
— Donovan Mitchell (@spidadmitchell) January 9, 2019
Noel had six points in six minutes. He’s averaging 4.7 rebounds, 1.5 blocks and 1.0 steals in 13.9 minutes per game this season.