While they are labeled as “one and done” they are still kids trying to achieve a dream. We don’t have to get into the many reasons that this type of incident is unfortunate, Nerlens Noel isn’t getting paid to play and already suffered a huge setback.
Modern medicine is getting better but a knee injury is still a knee injury. It won’t be until well after the NBA Draft and probably until after his rookie season that we see how this injury slows him down. Noel is still getting picked top 10 don’t get it confused but he’s going to be slowed down at least for his rookie year.
If you have the stomach to watch knee injuries check out the video below: