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Knicks center Joakim Noah has shoulder surgery

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3 days ago

Joakim Noah needs shoulder surgery

The hits keep on coming for Joakim Noah.Not only is Noah out serving a 20-game suspension for a violation of the league’s drug policy, but now he is looking at shoulder surgery that will likely require 4-6 months of recovery.The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports the news on Noah: Noah is finishing the first season of a four-year, $72 million deal the Knicks gave him last...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: Serge Ibaka can't connect

This year, the NBA has a new hotline for players to call and speak their mind about NBA referees. They can protest ejections, clarify official rules, and ask Ken Mauer for hair care tips. It's an upgrade on the old system, where Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain had to communicate with the referees by telegram and smoke signals. Each week, we’ll present a look at the hotline...
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March 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah suspended 20 games for taking supplement that will be legal next year

New Yorks Knicks center Joakim Noah has been suspended 20 games by the NBA after testing positive for an over-the-counter supplement banned bt the league’s current collective bargaining ageement, the NBA announced Saturday.Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical first reported the news early Saturday morning.In a few ways, Noah’s suspension is kind of amusing.For one thing, Noah...
Via The Comeback
March 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Joakim Noah suspended 20 games for violation of NBA’s anti-drug policy

A bad season just got worse for New York Knicks big man Joakim Noah.Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported late on Friday that Noah has been suspended for 20 games due to a violation of the NBA’s anti-drug policy. The former Defensive Player of the Year is said to have tested positive for a banned over-the-counter supplement.Noah, 32, was averaging 5.0 points, 8.7 rebounds...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Hornacek won't commit to Noah starting next season

Joakim Noah’s first season with the New York Knicks is likely over, and the outlook for the future doesn’t appear to be much brighter either.Speaking with the media on Monday, Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek wouldn’t commit to the idea of Noah as a starter for next season and alluded to an open competition, per Ian Begley of ESPN. It was announced earlier in the day that the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Noah to undergo knee surgery, miss rest of season

New York Knicks center Joakim Noah is reportedly shutting it down for the season.Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reports that Noah will undergo knee surgery and miss the rest of the year. Noah has not played since Feb. 4 and has been battling hamstring, shoulder and ankle injuries practically all season in addition to the knee issue. With the Knicks all but eliminated from the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah’s contract is becoming worst deal in NBA

The New York Knicks have a Joakim Noah problem. New York perplexed the basketball world when news broke the team signed center Joakim Noah to a four-year, $72 million deal. The dollar amount was hard to take in, even with the insane contracts given out. Knicks prez Phil Jackson envisioned the 31-year-old as a versatile big man, capable of locking down the paint, making good passes...
Via The Comeback
December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah is ‘high priority’ for Bulls in free agency

So much for the Chicago Bulls letting Joakim Noah walk in free agency this summer. The Bulls didn’t look like a team wanting to bring back Noah, now 31 years old. He had already been relegated to a cheerleader role with Pau Gasol manning the middle, so better to cut ties and use the cap space to upgrade somewhere else. Noah seemed ready to leave, too, asking for more playing time...
Via The Sports Daily
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah approached Fred Hoiberg about a role on the bench

In the lead up to the 2015-16 NBA season, there was a lot of talk about the Chicago Bulls and whether former All-Star Joakim Noah would accept his new role as a reserve after being the team's starting center for his entire career.Prior to Chicago's blowout win over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, first-year head coach Fred Hoiberg discussed the Noah situation with Grantland's Zach...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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