By Andrew Porter

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Thanks to’s “The Life” segment, we were able to get a look into the life of Philadelphia 76ers forward Nerlens Noel.

Noel talked about girls, movies, cheesesteaks, Joel Embiid and his Shirley Temple’s, shoes, and more in the video.

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Here are some of the things we learned about Noel.

  • Nerlens has a rock climbing wall and a basketball court in his house, says he gets shots up “before and after practice usually”




  • His favorite basketball move is He Got Game and he’s more of a Monica guy than a LaLa guy
  • He’s 7’2″ including his hair and he’s had the flat-top since he was 15-years-old
  • He can dance a little bit




  • He had his 21st birthday party at 1925 Lounge in Philly
  • He says the 76ers have no diet, they “eat whatever we want, especially me…but Joel Embiid is on a different situation”
  • Nerlens says Embiid drinks just as much Shirley Temples as he does
  • The fridge:




  • Nerlens says Ishkabibble’s on South Street is the best cheesesteak in Philly, while Geno’s is a close second…but then he said he puts…
  • ….Long hots, mayo (noooo!), onions, regular cheese (American or provolone) on his cheesesteak
  • He loves doughnuts and frequently stops at Dunkin’ Donuts
  • Lives with his buddy Sam Malone
  • If he had to do the 6, 12, 18, 24 challenge he would do 18 doughnuts and 24 miles (look it up if you don’t know what it is)
  • His theater:



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  • Nerlens loves to watch football, and of course, “his Patriots”
  • He played quarterback, wide receiver in high-school and stopped playing after his sophomore year
  • His closet:




  • His t-shirt size: XL
  • He grades his Draft Day outfit an A-
  • He thought it was “likely” he would go first overall and was “very depressed that night”
  • His goal this season is to become an All-Star
  • He owns Uggs:




  • His $1,200 Giuseppe’s




  • Nerlens knows what “Pipe it up” means (again, look it up)
  • Nerlens hangs out with his own teammates in the offseason, says he was with Embiid a lot
  • His limited edition gold Patrick Ewing’s:




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You can watch the full video here.