I saw both the Nerlens Noel injury and the Kevin Ware injury. Noel's was unpleasant. Ware's was stomach-churning.

Yet it's Kevin Ware who will likely be back on a basketball floor before Nerlens Noel, according to most accounts I've read by medical professionals.

I have no choice but to take their words for it.

Clearly, a torn ACL is a far more intricate injury that a good old-fashioned (albeit gruesome and horrifying) broken leg.

So, as Nerlens Noel recovers and prepares for a lucrative career in the NBA, ESPN rolled the cameras on the former Kentucky Wildcat: