Joakim Noah RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Joakim Noah Undergoes Surgery on Rotator Cuff Injury

    Bleacher Report "The New York Knicks announced Thursday that center Joakim Noah underwent surgery on his right shoulder to repair a torn rotator cuff Wednesday. Noah missed the final 30 games of the 2016-17 season due to surgery on his left knee. In addition to his shoulder and knee injuries, Noah dealt with..." April 27

  • Report: Knicks Joakim Noah has torn left rotator cuff, will need surgery and rehab

    Pro Basketball Talk "New York Knicks center Joakim Noah will need surgery to repair a torn left rotator cuff. The former Chicago Bull star has months of recovery ahead of him, according to a report from Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. Noah, 32, played in 46 games for the Knicks this season, averaging 5 points,..." April 12

  • Is Joakim Noah the worst acquisition in Knicks history? He's got tough competition

    CBS Sports "For many franchises, the signing of Joakim Noah to a four-year contract worth more than $72 million would loom as an easy touchstone for operational futility. There are many reasons for this, ranging from Noah’s on-court play to the recent 20-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs,..." March 31

  • Start the clock on Joakim Noah’s 20-game ban

    New York Post "The countdown on Joakim Noah’s 20-game suspension imposed by the NBA on the Knicks center for violation of the league’s anti-drug policy starts Wednesday against Miami. An independent doctor confirmed the assessment of Knicks physicians that Noah, who underwent left knee surgery Feb. 27, is fit..." March 29

  • Joakim Noah Trying To Start Suspension As Quickly As Possible

    Real GM Basketball "Joakim Noah is attempting to be medically cleared to return from his left knee surgery in order to begin his 20-game suspension this season. Noah was cleared to return to practice on Monday by New York Knicks' doctors but the NBA has yet to determine if they'll clear him to play, which would..." March 29

  • Knicks' Joakim Noah could start his suspension on Wednesday

    New York Daily News "Joakim Noah could begin his 20-game suspension for failing a drug test as soon as Wednesday, meaning best-case scenario he'll miss 12 games next season when games actually matter. Noah, who is recovering from knee surgery, was examined by doctors prior to Monday’s game to determine if he can..." March 28

  • Union: Joakim Noah would not have been suspended under next CBA

    Pro Basketball Talk "Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator LGD-4033 was not banned by the current Collective Bargaining Agreement when it was enacted. The next CBA will offer a new challenge policy for failed drug tests. Perhaps Joakim Noah, whom the NBA suspended 20 games, just tested positively at the wrong..." March 25

  • Joakim Noah Made a $4.2 Million Mistake

    The Big Lead "Joakim Noah will be suspended for 20 games for violating the NBA’s anti-drug program, Woj reports. He apparently ingested an over-the-counter drug that was on the league’s banned substance list, which was determined upon investigation to be an accident: The National Basketball Players..." March 25

  • Joakim Noah officially suspended 20 games without pay "Joakim Noah of the New York Knicks has been suspended without pay for 20 games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program by testing positive for Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator LGD-4033, it was announced today by the NBA. Noah has not played since Feb. 4 and was likely to..." March 25

  • Source: Joakim Noah to get 20-game ban for banned supplement

    ESPN "New York Knicks center Joakim Noah will receive a 20-game suspension from the NBA for violating the league's anti-drug policy, a source told ESPN's Marc Spears, confirming news that was first reported by The Vertical. The suspension is expected to be announced Saturday, the source said. Noah..." March 25