|Capital City Go-Go|
|League||NBA G League|
|Born||February 27, 1984|
Durham, North Carolina
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||230 lb (104 kg)|
|High school||Southern Durham (Durham, North Carolina)|
|College||North Carolina (2002–2006)|
|NBA draft||2006 / Round: 2 / Pick: 39th overall|
|Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks|
|2009||Barangay Ginebra Kings|
|2009–2010||Chorale Roanne Basket|
|2013||Edymax SPU Nitra|
|2013–2015||Orléans Loiret Basket|
|2019–present||Capital City Go-Go (assistant)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
David Anthony Noel III (born February 27, 1984) is an American retired professional basketball player and current assistant coach of the Capital City Go-Go of the NBA G League. A graduate of the University of North Carolina, Noel was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round of the 2006 NBA draft with their lone pick, 39th overall.
Noel averaged 2.7 points, 1.8 rebounds, and 1.0 assists per game during his sole season with the Bucks. On January 20, 2008, David Noel joined the Tulsa 66ers of the NBDL. On November 7, 2008, he was selected with the 14th pick in the first round of the 2008 NBA D-League Draft by the Albuquerque Thunderbirds.
On March 2, 2009, Noel was traded to the Reno Bighorns for Antonio Meeking.
Later that year, Noel was chosen by the Barangay Ginebra Kings team of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) to be their import.
Noel played with the French team Chorale Roanne Basket during the 2009-10 season.  He then played two seasons with Paris-Levallois Basket, the second alongside former North Carolina teammate Jawad Williams. On September 25, 2012, BCM Gravelines announced that they had signed Noel. He left them in February 2013.
On March 1, 2013, he signed with Edymax SPU Nitra in Slovakia. In June 2013, he returned to France and signed a one-year deal with Orléans Loiret Basket.
On August 31, 2017 Noel announced his retirement from basketball as he was named head coach for his alma mater, Southern High School in Durham, North Carolina.
- College Slam Dunk Champion: 2006
- PBA Slam Dunk Champion: 2009
- PBA All-Star MVP: 2009
- ^ 2008 NBA D-League Draft Results Archived November 5, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
- ^ "Bighorns ship Meeking to Albuquerque, get David Noel in return". The Reno Gazette Journal. March 3, 2009.[permanent dead link]
- ^ New Ginebra Import
- ^ Pro A Roanne engage David Noel
- ^ "Gravelines-Dunkerque signs David Noel for Bill Clark". Sportando.net. September 25, 2012.
- ^ "David Noel leaves Gravelines-Dunkerque". Sportando.net. 21 February 2013. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
- ^ "Nitra inks former NBA player David Noel". Eurobasket.com. 1 March 2013. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
- ^ "Orleans signs David Noel". Sportando. 24 June 2013. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
- ^ Blake, J. Mike (August 31, 2017). "Former UNC basketball star to coach his high school alma mater". The Herald-Sun. Retrieved September 1, 2017.
- Career statistics and player information from NBA.com and Basketball-Reference.com
- NBA Development League: David Noel Playerfile @ nba.com
- Bucks Back When ... David Noel @ nba.com
- New Ginebra Import @ pba.ph
- Paris-Levallois page on Eurobasket.com
- 1984 births
- Living people
- African-American basketball players
- Albuquerque Thunderbirds players
- American expatriate basketball people in France
- American expatriate basketball people in the Philippines
- American expatriate basketball people in Slovakia
- American expatriate basketball people in Spain
- American men's basketball players
- Barangay Ginebra San Miguel players
- Basketball coaches from North Carolina
- Basketball players from North Carolina
- BCM Gravelines players
- Capital City Go-Go coaches
- Cholet Basket players
- Chorale Roanne Basket players
- High school basketball coaches in the United States
- Joventut Badalona players
- Liga ACB players
- Metropolitans 92 players
- Milwaukee Bucks draft picks
- Milwaukee Bucks players
- North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball players
- Orléans Loiret Basket players
- Philippine Basketball Association All-Stars
- Philippine Basketball Association imports
- Reno Bighorns players
- Small forwards
- Sportspeople from Durham, North Carolina
- Tulsa 66ers players
- 21st-century African-American sportspeople
- 20th-century African-American people