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Joakim Noah
Joakim Noah
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Born: 02/25/85
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:227 lbs. / 103 kg.
Salary: $6,431,666
Noah, of course, reached his most prominent playing career heights under Thibodeau, earning two All-Star Game berths, an All-NBA designation and winning Defensive Player of the Year honors in 2014 when he finished fourth in most valuable player voting. Always passionate and prideful, Noah resonated deeply among a fan base that surely is itching to show him some love. And close friends Derrick Rose and Taj Gibson will be on the opposing bench. Beyond Noah, the Bulls also plan to honor Toni Kukoc’s recent induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame at an Oct. 30 game against the Utah Jazz. And there also will be a Noah bobblehead giveaway, again against the Knicks, courtesy of NBC Sports Chicago on Nov. 21.
When asked about his “Welcome to the NBA moment” in the Knuckleheads podcast with Darius Miles and Quentin Richardson, the former Bulls center had this to say about (via the Knuckleheads, clip from u/whenmachinescry on Reddit): “It was a guy I haven’t even heard of, it was the Clippers… I had to guard Chris Kaman. I don’t even know who Chris Kaman is, this gon’ be easy… Left, right, on the block, it was crazy, he was talking s— too. I ain’t even heard of this guy and he’s getting buckets. I was like, ‘Tomorrow, Yao Ming, the night after that, Shaq.’ I’m like this s— doesn’t stop.”
Joakim Noah on his stint with the Knicks: ‘I was f—– up. You know what I mean? I was injured. I’m dealing with three injuries. I’m taking drugs to deal with the pain. I was f—– up. That’s the s— I had to deal with. It is not an easy thing to get out of. A lot of athletes have to go through that. You think you’re just getting surgeries and what? Like, yeah, I’m trying to get through this s—. They talk about this s— like ‘Oh, he’ll be back in four to six weeks’. Like f— you mean? I gotta go up against the baddest, fastest motherf—— in the world. And I’m dead. I can’t move my shoulder. I can’t move my knee, I have two injuries at the same time!’
Storyline: Joakim Noah Injury
Joakim Noah’s favorite five of all time: ‘I got Shaq… Let’s just make things clear like… Shaq Daddy. Then I’m gonna go with Dirk [Nowitzki] because now you got the stretch and you got the big fella in there. And then I got MJ [Michael Jordan] on one wing and I got Kobe [Bryant] on the other wing. And who’s running that? White Chocolate [Jason Williams].