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2017 NBA Trade Deadline: Nerlens Noel traded to Dallas Mavericks

Another Kentucky big is on the move.

NBA: Miami Heat at Philadelphia 76ers Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

It looks like DeMarcus Cousins wasn’t the only former Kentucky big man to be on the move this week.

On Thursday morning, just hours before the NBA trade deadline, the Philadelphia 76ers traded center Nerlens Noel to the Dallas Mavericks for Justin Anderson and a first-round pick. Adrian Wojnarowski had the news first.

ESPN’s Marc Stein added that Andrew Bogut would be on the move as well.

Then, Woj mentioned that the Mavs are interested in keeping Noel long-term. He’s a restricted free agent after this season.

Noel missed his entire rookie season (2013-14) with a torn ACL he suffered at Kentucky. In the time since, he has been a serviceable NBA player, averaging 10.2 points and 7.6 rebounds per game in 170 career games.