Thunder’s Nerlens Noel placed in National Basketball Association concussion protocol

Video: Andrew Wiggins Calls Dennis Schroder

Noel, 24, has played 39 games this season, starting one, and is averaging 5.1 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 13.7 minutes.

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins is denying the accusation that he called Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroder "gay" during a weird postgame presser Tuesday.

The Thunder's Nerlens Noel hit his head on the court while trying to defend a dunk attempt by Wiggins.

His debut was a down-to-the wire finish with the Oklahoma City Thunder, one of the best teams in the Western Conference.

Noel was taken to OU Medical Center and remained there overnight. The play was reviewed, and no additional fouls were accessed.

Oklahoma City Thunder big man Nerlens Noel was stretchered off the floor on Tuesday night after a scary incident during the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

"I'd like to clarify what I said tonight during my post game media session", he wrote. "He shouldn't be taking any blame for that whatsoever". It's just one of those insane plays that happens. Fortunately they responded quite quickly, the medical staff. "I felt like he was in the best hands at the time, which was good", Adams said.

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"I don't know what's wrong with him", Wiggins says of Schroder in the video clip, before seeming to add, "Uh, he was just gay". "He tried to contest it".

Continues Wiggins, "I look right through him. Hopefully he gets healthy soon and comes back stronger".

I said: "'I don't know what's wrong with him he was just getting... acting insane for no reason, '" Wiggins wrote. "He was acting insane for no reason", Wiggins appeared to say.

Despite the remarks, Wiggins finished with a game-high 40 points.

After the play, Thunder guard Dennis Schroder was seen talking to the Timberwolves as they huddled, NewsOK.com reported.

The players went all out for their new leader.

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