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Joakim Noah
7.2 9.6 4.7
Team: ChicagoHeight: 6-11 Born: 2/25/1985
Position: F-CWeight: 232 Birthplace: New York, New York
College: FloridaDraft: 1st Round 9th pick by Bulls (2007)

Latest News
May 8 2:52 PM PT3:52 PM MT4:52 PM CT5:52 PM ET21:52 GMT5:52 2:52 PM MST4:52 PM EST1:52 UAE (+1)23:5217:52 ET4:52 PM CT20:52 - The NBA fined Noah $25,000 for pushing a fan at halftime of the Bulls' loss to Cleveland in Game 2 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Noah has struggled this postseason, probably because he's not completely healthy and is quickly losing confidence in his play.
Apr. 14 9:01 PM PT10:01 PM MT11:01 PM CT12:01 AM ET4:01 GMT12:01 9:01 PM MST11:01 PM EST8:01 UAE06:010:01 ET11:01 PM CT3:01 - Noah was removed from Monday's lineup shortly before the game with what the Bulls said was left hamstring tendinitis.
Analysis: Noah should be back when the games matter.
Mar. 23 6:42 PM PT7:42 PM MT8:42 PM CT9:42 PM ET1:42 GMT9:42 6:42 PM MST8:42 PM EST5:42 UAE (+1)02:4221:42 ET7:42 PM CT0:42 - Noah is out due to general soreness.
Analysis: The 30-year-old center had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee in May and has been subject to a minutes limit this season. Noah, the reigning NBA defensive player of the year, is averaging 7.5 points and 9.9 rebounds.
Mar. 21 9:11 PM PT10:11 PM MT11:11 PM CT12:11 AM ET4:11 GMT12:11 9:11 PM MST11:11 PM EST8:11 UAE05:110:11 ET10:11 PM CT3:11 - Noah continues to fill the stat sheet, finishing with eight points, a career high-tying 14 assists and 10 boards Friday.
Analysis: He's averaging 9.7 points, 9.3 assists and 9.0 rebounds in his last three games.
Mar. 11 6:54 PM PT7:54 PM MT8:54 PM CT9:54 PM ET1:54 GMT9:54 6:54 PM MST8:54 PM EST5:54 UAE (+1)02:5421:54 ET7:54 PM CT0:54 - Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says center Joakim Noah is ready to return to the starting lineup.
Analysis: Noah will start against the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night after missing Wednesday night's game against Memphis with a left knee injury.
Feb. 13 9:34 PM PT10:34 PM MT11:34 PM CT12:34 AM ET5:34 GMT13:34 10:34 PM MST12:34 AM EST9:34 UAE06:340:34 ET11:34 PM CT3:34 - Noah turned in some fantasy awesomeness Thursday night.
Analysis: Noah had 10 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists and the Bulls outscored King James' Cavs by 27 points when the former Florida Gator was on the floor.
Feb. 4 8:05 PM PT9:05 PM MT10:05 PM CT11:05 PM ET4:05 GMT12:05 9:05 PM MST11:05 PM EST8:05 UAE05:0523:05 ET10:05 PM CT2:05 - Noah posted mix results in Wednesday's loss at Houston.
Analysis: Noah finished with one point while shooting 0 of 8, but he pulled 19 boards for his highest total of the season. He's averaging just 7.7 points for his lowest mark in six seasons.
Jan. 30 10:39 PM PT11:39 PM MT12:39 AM CT1:39 AM ET6:39 GMT14:39 11:39 PM MST1:39 AM EST10:39 UAE07:391:39 ET12:39 AM CT4:39 - Noah filled the stat sheet with nine points and season highs of 17 rebounds and nine assists in Thursday's double-overtime loss to the Lakers.
Analysis: While it's been a disappointing campaign for Noah thus far, he appears to be turning things around. He's totaled 27 points, 32 boards and 15 assists in the last two games.
Jan. 14 5:56 PM PT6:56 PM MT7:56 PM CT8:56 PM ET1:56 GMT9:56 6:56 PM MST8:56 PM EST5:56 UAE (+1)02:5620:56 ET7:56 PM CT23:56 - Noah was back in the starting lineup Friday night against Dallas after missing four games with a sprained right ankle.
Analysis: Noah missed four games in December with the same ankle problem and tweaked the injury after coming back. The Bulls went 2-2 during his latest absence, capped by blowing out defending champion San Antonio in Chicago on Thursday night. Noah came in averaging 7.6 points, 9.4 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game.
Dec. 12 1:51 PM PT2:51 PM MT3:51 PM CT4:51 PM ET21:51 GMT5:51 2:51 PM MST4:51 PM EST1:51 UAE (+1)22:5116:51 ET3:51 PM CT19:51 - Noah returned to action Thursday after nursing a sore ankle.
Analysis: Noah should be back in your lineup.
Dec. 4 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET6:06 GMT14:06 11:06 PM MST1:06 AM EST10:06 UAE07:061:06 ET12:06 AM CT4:06 - Noah had 14 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists in Wednesday's victory at Charlotte.
Analysis: Noah started the season in somewhat slow fashion but has been more effective of late, averaging 10.0 points, 12.0 rebounds and 5.5 assists over his last four games.
Nov. 26 9:11 PM PT10:11 PM MT11:11 PM CT12:11 AM ET5:11 GMT13:11 10:11 PM MST12:11 AM EST9:11 UAE06:110:11 ET11:11 PM CT3:11 - Noah returned with 15 points and 14 boards Friday for the Bulls.
Analysis: Noah was inactive Tuesday after he suffered an eye abrasion in a win at Utah on Monday.
Nov. 22 10:10 PM PT11:10 PM MT12:10 AM CT1:10 AM ET6:10 GMT14:10 11:10 PM MST1:10 AM EST10:10 UAE07:101:10 ET12:10 AM CT4:10 - Noah was awful Friday for Chicago.
Analysis: Noah had seven points and two boards in a passionless display.
Nov. 10 7:14 PM PT8:14 PM MT9:14 PM CT10:14 PM ET3:14 GMT11:14 8:14 PM MST10:14 PM EST7:14 UAE (+1)04:1422:14 ET9:14 PM CT1:14 - Noah finished with 13 points, 14 boards and six assists for Chicago on Monday.
Analysis: Fantasy owners have come to expect such great efforts from Noah, who always gives his best and is developing into a Chicago sports icon.
Nov. 4 3:20 PM PT4:20 PM MT5:20 PM CT6:20 PM ET23:20 GMT7:20 4:20 PM MST6:20 PM EST3:20 UAE (+1)00:2018:20 ET5:20 PM CT21:20 - Noah returned Friday for Chicago.
Analysis: Noah had now missed two straight games due to an illness.
Nov. 1 9:49 PM PT10:49 PM MT11:49 PM CT12:49 AM ET4:49 GMT12:49 9:49 PM MST11:49 PM EST8:49 UAE05:490:49 ET10:49 PM CT2:49 - Noah had eight points and 13 rebounds in Friday's loss to Cleveland.
Analysis: Noah has been disappointing offensively thus far with just 11 pints and six assists through two games while going 4 of 11 from the field, but he has blocked six shots.
Oct. 8 1:56 PM PT2:56 PM MT3:56 PM CT4:56 PM ET20:56 GMT4:56 1:56 PM MST3:56 PM EST0:56 UAE (+1)22:5616:56 ET3:56 PM CT19:56 - Noah was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Wednesday.
Analysis: Noah initiated an altercation in Monday's exhibition game against the Wizards when he pushed Paul Pierce in the chest.

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