Sixers first-round pick, Nerlens Noel was spotted taking shots and actually dunking the basketball with relative ease after Thursday's practice.

Sixers coach Brett Brown said he's seeing a little more from Noel lately, but doesn't think the rookie is ready for 5-on-5 action yet.

Dr. James Andrews cleared Noel for basketball activities about a month ago and threw out a 4-6 week timetable, but Sixers coach Brett Brown took a more conservative approach.

After watching this video, posted on the website Barstool Philly it looks like Noel is making progress with his offensive game.