The Philadelphia 76ers are now down two players and the season hasn’t even officially tipped off yet.

76ers center Nerlens Noel will be out 3 to 5 weeks to recover from surgery to remove inflamed plica, according to Philly.com’s Keith Pompey. Noel is scheduled to undergo surgery Monday.

Noel entered his rookie season suffering a torn ACL and missed the entire year. This is by far less severe.

Philadelphia is already without top pick Ben Simmons due to a fractured foot.

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Posted by Ryan Gaydos

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the LA Sports Pulse. When I'm not doing that or asleep, I am running FoxNews.com's homepage. Follow me on Twitter @RyanGaydos.

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