Jrue Holiday Traded to the New Orleans Pelicans for Nerlens Noel

by June 28, 2013

The Philadelphia Sixers have reportedly dealt All-Star guard Jrue Holiday to the New Orleans Pelicans for the draft rights to Nerlens Noel, who was selected sixth overall in the NBA Draft. Per Yahoo! Sports: β€œThe Pelicans also will send a 2014 first-round pick to the Sixers in the trade. The Sixers received a second-round pick (No. 42 overall in Thursday’s draft) from the Pelicans. Noel, a 7-foot center from Kentucky, had been a candidate to be selected No. 1 overall before slipping to sixth.