Joakim Noah RUMORS & NEWS

  • Joakim Noah feels love from Chicago, looks forward to Bulls-Knicks rivalry

    Chicago Tribune "Joakim Noah joked that he hasn't taken his Knicks cap off since he signed a four-year, $72 million deal with his hometown team last month. "I think the Bulls-Knicks games are going to be good ones," Noah said, smiling. "I'm looking forward to it. I think everybody is. It's going to be a very..." August 13

  • Tom Thibodeau on Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah leaving Bulls: 'It doesn't last forever'

    CSN Chicago "The winds of change are becoming as constant in the NBA as it is in the NFL, as players and coaches are seemingly more associated with their own brands than they are their employers. Former Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau is living proof of that and wasn’t surprised the winds caught his former..." July 29

  • Joakim Noah Once Dropped By Phil Jackson's Montana Home Completely Unannounced

    Complex "We need all the stories involving Joakim Noah and Phil Jackson! Hey, maybe they're complete lies, but they always seem to be hilarious, random, and very entertaining. Last week, Jackson shared a story where he met Noah in New York during the spring. "I ran into him on the streets of New York..." July 09

  • Joakim Noah played ‘instrumental’ role in recruiting Courtney Lee to Knicks

    Larry Brown Sports "Joakim Noah isn’t even an official member of the New York Knicks yet, but he may already be the team’s best recruiter. Free agent guard Courtney Lee, who the team had been courting, agreed to a four-year, $50 million deal with the Knicks on Saturday, per Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders...." July 03

  • Knicks, Noah agree to 4-year, $72-million deal

    The Score "The New York Knicks have agreed to a four-year, $72-million contract with free-agent center Joakim Noah, according to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne. The deal is fully locked in, with no options for either side, USA Today's Sam Amick reports." July 02

  • Knicks, Noah working on 4-year, $70M-plus deal

    CBS Sports "The New York Knicks appear committed to signing free agent center Joakim Noah as soon as possible. Shortly after free agency began at midnight ET on Friday, The Vertical's Shams Charania reported that the two sides were working on a four-year deal worth more than $70 million. The deal is not..." July 01

  • Sources: Joakim Noah, Knicks could come to quick agreement

    Yahoo! Sports "Free-agent center Joakim Noah and New York Knicks president Phil Jackson will meet after midnight on July 1, with the two sides intensely focused on working out an agreement, league sources told The Vertical. There's belief on both sides that a deal could come swift in free agency, sources..." June 30

  • Joakim Noah isn't interested in re-signing with the Bulls

    Chicago Sun-Times "Gar Forman insisted on draft night that the Bulls have every intention to sit down with free agent Joakim Noah and discuss the future come July 1. They need not bother. A source close to the situation not only shot down a report last month that the Bulls and Noah were having early “positive..." June 27

  • Report: Knicks making Joakim Noah their top target

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Knicks appear intent on reconstructing the prime Chicago Bulls of the past several years. According to Marc Berman of the New York Post, Joakim Noah is the Knicks’ primary target in free agency as they search for a center. Berman characterizes the Knicks as “desperate” for a..." June 27

  • Report: Bucks plan to make 'substantial' offer to Joakim Noah

    Brew Hoop "Peace out, draft season. Hello, free agency rumor season. Hook it up into my veins. It has begun. According to a report from Sporting News' Mitch Lawrence, the Bucks may be in the running to make an offer to former Chicago Bulls big Joakim Noah. Lawrence lists the New Knicks, Minnesota Wolves,..." June 26

  • It certainly looks like Derrick Rose is recruiting Joakim Noah to Knicks

    New York Post "Is Derrick Rose already trying to make extra-nice with Knicks free-agent target Joakim Noah? The Rose recruiting may have already started as Rose and Noah, former Bulls teammates, were hanging out late Thursday at the 1Oak club in Manhattan. Rose will be introduced at a Knicks press conference..." June 25

  • Knicks could make push for Joakim Noah in free agency

    Newark Star-Ledger "Here come the the Knicks. One day after pulling off a blockbuster deal with the Chicago Bulls for former NBA MVP Derrick Rose, another star with ties to the Windy City is on New York's offseason radar: Center Joakim Noah. According to ESPN New York, some within the Knicks want to make a push..." June 23

  • Wizards reportedly among teams interested in free agent Joakim Noah

    Bullets Forever "One of the biggest needs the Wizards will need to fill this summer is at backup center. They need someone dependable down low who can fill in for Marcin Gortat when needed and perhaps provide a little extra on the defensive end when needed. The first name to pop up in the rumor mill certainly..." June 22

  • Joakim Noah to Sportando: I'll consider every offer on the table this summer

    Sportando "French big-man Joakim Noah was one of the guest at Adidas Eurocamp in Treviso. After a disappointing season with the Bulls, Noah is preparing for the first free-agency of his career. A new experience that he's ready to be a part of it- We had the opportunity to talk to him for a couple of minutes,..." June 12

  • Timberwolves to pursue Joakim Noah

    The Score "Tom Thibodeau is looking to gather the troops now that he's back in the league. The Minnesota Timberwolves, headed up by Thibodeau, will reportedly chase Joakim Noah in free agency, sources tell Mitch Lawrence of The Sporting News. Noah, a nine-year veteran of the Chicago Bulls, will be an..." June 05

  • Should the Wolves pursue Joakim Noah this summer?

    Canis Hoopus "Reports surfaced Wednesday around noon indicating that Chicago Bulls' center Joakim Noah may be on his way out of the Windy City. An anonymous Bulls' player told the Chicago Sun-Time's Joe Cowley that "[Noah] has no trust in the front office getting [the team] going in the right direction" and..." June 02

  • Joakim Noah Preparing To Leave Bulls?

    Hoops Rumors "Longtime Bull Joakim Noah is eligible for free agency this summer, and one Bulls player tells Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times that Noah has been telling teammates in recent weeks that he’s done with the organization once free agency begins, adding that he “has no trust in the front office..." May 26

  • Joakim Noah is 'high priority' for Bulls in free agency

    Daily Herald "One of the Chicago Bulls' primary tasks for the off-season is to rebuild their relationship with Joakim Noah. Noah had a rough year and it was a contributing factor to the Bulls' disappointing season. New coach Fred Hoiberg watched video and didn't think Noah and Pau Gasol played well..." April 21

  • The Bulls Are Reportedly Looking To Re-Sign Joakim Noah Over Pau Gasol

    Uproxx "The Bulls have had a disappointing season. They are not mathematically out of the playoffs just yet, but talks in Chicago have already shifted to the off-season and the impending free agency of their two big men. Pau Gasol is reportedly dissatisfied in Chicago already, and according to the..." April 10