It was just over one year ago that former Kentucky star freshman Nerlens Noel tore his ACL after landing awkwardly in a game against the Florida Gators. Noel missed the rest of the regular season, needed to have surgery to repair his knee, and still hasn’t been able to suit up for his NBA team, the Philadelphia 76ers. In short, nothing about it is a laughing matter.
CBS Sports’ Jerry Palm, however, somehow finds some humor in the situation. Check out what he tweeted while Noel was being honored by Kentucky at halftime of last night’s game.
Result aside, this seemed like incredibly inappropriate & mean-spirited tweeted from national media type Jerry Palm: pic.twitter.com/vD2cOwUNsr
— Matt May (@MattMayKY) February 16, 2014
Palm quickly deleted the tweet, but of course, enough people took screenshots. To say it was in poor taste would be an understatement.