Joakim Noah RUMORS & NEWS

  • Joakim Noah admits he ‘probably’ will never be the same player

    Larry Brown Sports "Joakim Noah seems to be in the acceptance stage of his decline as a player. The New York Knicks big man admitted on Friday that he “probably” will never be the same player that he once was, per Steve Popper of USA TODAY. Noah, 32, has averaged just 4.7 points per game over his last two..." November 18

  • Joakim Noah is a $72 million inactive for Knicks

    Sportsnaut "The New York Knicks signed Joakim Noah to a massive contract in July 2016, and their current return on investment is approximately nothing. Noah wasn’t available for the first 12 contests of the campaign while serving the remainder of a 20-game suspension. However, the center has watched the..." November 17

  • Knicks have three Joakim Noah options and no easy answers

    New York Post "Joakim Noah has gone from being banished by the NBA for taking a banned supplement to being banished by his own team. For the second straight game since returning from his 20-game drug suspension dating to last season, the $72 million man was inactive Wednesday and Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek..." November 16

  • Noah ready to work after suspension: 'It's been very humbling' "Knicks C Joakim Noah has learned a lot from his 20-game PED suspension as he awaits his comeback. Noah will return to the team Monday when the Knicks take on the Cavaliers. He has been able to practice with the team, but he has not been able to step on the court at gametime. It has killed him..." November 12

  • PED ban ends, Joakim Noah will return to Knicks roster Monday

    Pro Basketball Talk "Joakim Noah is back. Almost. Noah was suspended for 20 games during last season for testing positive for the PED Androgen, and he entered this season with 12 of those games left. The Knicks (6-5) play their 12th game Saturday vs. Sacramento, and then Noah can return to the lineup. Where he..." November 11

  • Where does Joakim Noah fit in Knicks’ logjam?

    New York Post "Joakim Noah doesn’t know how much or if he’ll play with the club’s center glut, but he’s delighted his drug suspension is about to end. Noah will miss his 12th and final game Saturday when the Knicks host the Kings, then be back on the 15-man roster for a Monday home game against the..." November 10

  • Joakim Noah is trying to resuscitate his career after 8 months on the sidelines

    New York Daily News "Six surgeries for Joakim Noah in his career. Six rehabs. At this point, nobody can argue that Phil Jackson was smart by investing so much in a broken-down body last summer. But what’s done is done. Noah is on this roster with $55 million remaining on his contract, and he understands his new..." October 07

  • Knicks' Noah: Trump's remarks on NFL protests 'dividing' country

    Newsday "As someone who has taken a stand on social issues in the past, Joakim Noah gave a shoutout to former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick for getting people to talk about “social injustice” and said Saturday that President Donald Trump’s remarks about NFL players who protest during the national..." October 01

  • Joakim Noah breaks silence with fiery vows, Phil Jackson regret

    New York Post "Joakim Noah has a ton of regrets from last season, and one of them is his awful campaign may have played a role in costing Phil Jackson his job. In his first comments since the season ended, Noah also admitted he “lost my confidence’’ and “wasn’t moving right.” He said his drug suspension “hurt..." August 19

  • Joakim Noah May Be Holding Up A Potential Kristaps Porzingis For Kyrie Irving Deal

    Uproxx "Adrian Wojnarowski dropped an interesting nugget on Tuesday morning in a story about how the Cavaliers are approaching a potential Kyrie Irving trade. Basically, Cleveland has shifted their focus from veteran help to getting back a young superstar in exchange for Irving, partly because they’re..." August 16

  • Kenyon Martin slams Joakim Noah: ‘That boy sucks’

    Larry Brown Sports "Kenyon Martin does not think much of New York Knicks center Joakim Noah. The former NBA player ripped Noah — and Knicks president Phil Jackson — in a Friday interview with Hot 97. Martin first took aim at Jackson, criticizing his talent evaluation — which led to him unloading on Noah, the..." June 26

  • Knicks tried to dump Noah's salary in potential Porzingis trades

    ESPN "The only person who really knows how close the New York Knicks came to trading Kristaps Porzingis before Thursday’s draft is Phil Jackson. Everyone involved will say publicly (and, probably, anonymously to reporters) that the trade wasn't close. (Jackson didn't want to comment on the Knicks' trade..." June 24