Jun 27, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Michael Carter-Williams (Syracuse) walks on stage after being selected as the number eleven overall pick to the Philadelphia 76ers during the 2013 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Draft 2013: Michael Carter Williams “Nerlens Noel is my best friend”


Jun 27, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Michael Carter-Williams (Syracuse) walks on stage after being selected as the number eleven overall pick to the Philadelphia 76ers during the 2013 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

As all the drama unfolded on draft night, two long-time friends were re-united. After the Sixers officially acquired Nerlens Noel from the New Orleans Pelicans, they drafted Syracuse’s Michael Carter Williams to re-unite two former AAU teammates. 6 ABC’s Jeff Skversky caught up with Michael Carter-Williams, who couldn’t have been happier to be drafted by the Sixers and be teammates with Noel.

 

As Sixers fans try to soak in what was a crazy first-round of the NBA draft, Carter-Williams and Noel get to soak in their crazy basketball journey, which has taken them from AAU teammates all the way to NBA teammates.

 

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