Nerlens Noel's tenure in Philadelphia wasn't characterized by a whole lot of winning, but he'll likely be remembered fondly by Sixers fans as being one of the original members of the process.
It's always an emotional time when a fan favorite departs for another city and team instead of seeing the championship aspirations many had for them in Philly.
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Noel posted an emotional message to his Twitter account on Thursday evening thanking the city of Philadelphia and its fans for the support they showed him through the ups and downs.
The tweet contained the hashtag #Philly with a couple of exclamation points with a screenshot of a note that read:
What an exciting journey it's been… To have such an amazing city embrace a kid from Boston coming out of Kentucky the way y'all did, is something I'll truly never forget. And even through the ups and downs I never doubted the love here and that won't change. Thank you to everybody that's believed in me and supported through #TheProcess.