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Joakim Noah
Joakim Noah
Position: F
Born: 02/25/85
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:227 lbs. / 103 kg.
Salary: $13,400,000
“Physically, I feel good,” Noah insisted. “Now it’s trying to figure out where I can get opportunities offensively and just helping the defense. That’s it. I’ve to be more aggressive when I get my opportunities. There are less. But I’ve still got to still figure it out. It’s tough. Just trying to figure it out; keep working. But it’s definitely an adjustment. I feel like I’m rushing a little bit. I’m making too many turnovers. I like to help the team win. I wasn’t able to do that.”
The former All-Star is averaging just 2.5 points a game in just 20.5 minutes a game and has been held scoreless in two of the last three contests. When asked whether his issues were a lack of confidence offensively or a lack of chances offensively, Noah answered honestly. “It’s both,” he said. “I just got to be more aggressive. I got to be more aggressive offensively and look for my opportunities. Right now, I’m just not really sure where I can get them, but when they come I have to be ready and I have to be ready to score.”
Noah’s teammates know that he is struggling, they just aren’t sure exactly what to do to help him out of his funk. “Try to give him positive messages and words,” Bulls big man Pau Gasol said. “I know he’s going through a struggle right now but just try to stay positive and play his game. At the same time, it’s not easy there. We’re all trying to adjust to the new situation. We’re all trying to sacrifice part of our games for the benefit of the team or just to follow the lead of the coaching staff and that’s where we’re at. Hopefully we’ll try to do the best we can.”