|Apr. 21 12:20 PM PT1:20 PM MT2:20 PM CT3:20 PM ET19:20 GMT3:20 12:20 PM MST2:20 PM EST23:20 UAE21:2015:20 ET2:20 PM CT18:20 - The NBA announced Monday afternoon that Noah is the Defensive Player of the Year. He joins Michael Jordan in 1988 as the only Chicago Bulls players to win the award.
Analysis: The recognition comes after Noah helped Chicago win 48 games and capture homecourt advantage in the first round of the playoffs despite losing Derrick Rose to a season-ending knee injury and trading away Luol Deng. Noah got 555 out of a possible 1,125 points, including 100 out of a possible 125 first-place votes from a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. He averaged career highs of 12.6 points, 11.3 rebounds and 5.4 assists this season.
|Mar. 21 7:06 PM PT8:06 PM MT9:06 PM CT10:06 PM ET2:06 GMT10:06 7:06 PM MST9:06 PM EST6:06 UAE (+1)03:0622:06 ET8:06 PM CT1:06 - Noah had another double-double in a 91-79 loss at Indiana on Friday night.
Analysis: Noah had 12 points, 13 boards, six assists and four steals. He always gives you full value.
|Mar. 16 11:05 PM PT12:05 AM MT1:05 AM CT2:05 AM ET6:05 GMT14:05 11:05 PM MST1:05 AM EST10:05 UAE07:052:05 ET12:05 AM CT5:05 - Noah again came close to a triple-double with 23 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists in Saturday's win over Sacramento.
Analysis: Noah has come within three or fewer assists of a triple-double three times in his last four games. His 5.0 assists per game are the most by a center since Vlade Divac averaged 5.3 in 2003-04.
|Mar. 14 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET5:06 GMT13:06 10:06 PM MST12:06 AM EST9:06 UAE06:061:06 ET11:06 PM CT4:06 - Noah narrowly missed out on his fourth triple-double of the season in Thursday's victory over Houston, tallying 13 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists.
Analysis: Noah is averaging 13.8 points, 10.9 rebounds and 7.2 assists per game since recording his first triple-double of the season on Feb. 11.
|Mar. 10 9:29 PM PT10:29 PM MT11:29 PM CT12:29 AM ET4:29 GMT12:29 9:29 PM MST11:29 PM EST8:29 UAE05:290:29 ET10:29 PM CT3:29 - Noah finished three assists shy of a triple-double in a 95-88 overtime win over Miami on Sunday.
Analysis: The Chicago Bulls center had 20 points and 12 rebounds along with his seven assists and five blocks. He has two triple-doubles in five games this month.
|Mar. 3 9:51 PM PT10:51 PM MT11:51 PM CT12:51 AM ET5:51 GMT13:51 10:51 PM MST12:51 AM EST9:51 UAE06:510:51 ET11:51 PM CT4:51 - Noah had 13 points, 12 rebounds and 14 assists for his fifth career triple-double, leading the streaking Chicago Bulls to a 109-90 victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday.
Analysis: The 14 assists were the most by an NBA center since at least the 1985-86 season and a franchise record for his position.
|Feb. 13 6:50 PM PT7:50 PM MT8:50 PM CT9:50 PM ET2:50 GMT10:50 7:50 PM MST9:50 PM EST6:50 UAE (+1)03:5021:50 ET8:50 PM CT0:50 - Noah had 14 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists in the Bulls' 92-76 win over Brooklyn on Thursday.
Analysis: Noah enters the All-Star break averaging 14.8 points and 13.2 boards over the past four games.
|Feb. 11 8:23 PM PT9:23 PM MT10:23 PM CT11:23 PM ET4:23 GMT12:23 9:23 PM MST11:23 PM EST8:23 UAE05:2323:23 ET10:23 PM CT2:23 - Noah scored 19 points, grabbed 16 rebounds and dished off 11 assists in Chicago's 100-85 victory on Tuesday versus Atlanta.
Analysis: The triple-double was Noah's first of the season and fourth of his career.
|Feb. 4 8:37 PM PT9:37 PM MT10:37 PM CT11:37 PM ET4:37 GMT12:37 9:37 PM MST11:37 PM EST8:37 UAE05:3723:37 ET10:37 PM CT2:37 - Joakim Noah bounced back from a poor performance on Monday to record 14 points and 14 rebounds in Chicago's 101-92 victory over Phoenix on Tuesday.
Analysis: Noah was ejected on Monday for arguing with officials and fined $15,000 for his behavior. He didn't let that impact him against the Suns, going 7 of 10 from the field.
|Jan. 28 9:44 PM PT10:44 PM MT11:44 PM CT12:44 AM ET5:44 GMT13:44 10:44 PM MST12:44 AM EST9:44 UAE06:440:44 ET11:44 PM CT3:44 - Noah missed Monday's loss to Minnesota due to illness.
Analysis: Noah was a game-time decision, so he's likely day-to-day heading into the team's six-game road trip.
|Jan. 19 9:35 PM PT10:35 PM MT11:35 PM CT12:35 AM ET5:35 GMT13:35 10:35 PM MST12:35 AM EST9:35 UAE06:350:35 ET11:35 PM CT3:35 - Noah had 21 points and 16 rebounds as the Bulls topped the 76ers 103-78 on Saturday night.
Analysis: Noah extended his streak of double-digit rebound games to 12, the longest stretch of his career.
|Jan. 10 9:30 PM PT10:30 PM MT11:30 PM CT12:30 AM ET5:30 GMT13:30 10:30 PM MST12:30 AM EST9:30 UAE06:300:30 ET11:30 PM CT3:30 - Noah is battling an illness and is questionable to play Friday.
Analysis: Noah has grabbed at least 10 rebounds in six straight games.
|Jan. 8 10:29 PM PT11:29 PM MT12:29 AM CT1:29 AM ET6:29 GMT14:29 11:29 PM MST1:29 AM EST10:29 UAE07:291:29 ET12:29 AM CT4:29 - Joakim Noah had14 points and 16 rebounds, helping the Bulls to their sixth win in eight games.
Analysis: Noah went just 5 of 15 from the field, but contributed in other ways, finishing with six assists.
|Dec. 31 8:14 PM PT9:14 PM MT10:14 PM CT11:14 PM ET4:14 GMT12:14 9:14 PM MST11:14 PM EST8:14 UAE05:1423:14 ET10:14 PM CT2:14 - Noah turned in a weird fantasy effort in Tuesday's 85-79 loss to Toronto.
Analysis: Noah scored seven points on 2-of-10 shooting but handed out six assists and grabbed 16 rebounds. That's freaky.
|Dec. 20 11:14 PM PT12:14 AM MT1:14 AM CT2:14 AM ET7:14 GMT15:14 12:14 AM MST2:14 AM EST11:14 UAE08:142:14 ET1:14 AM CT5:14 - Noah scored a season-high 23 points and 12 rebounds in Chicago's 107-95 loss to Oklahoma City on Thursday night.
Analysis: Noah, averaging 10.6 points, had six in the Bulls' loss to Houston on Wednesday.
|Dec. 14 12:00 AM PT1:00 AM MT2:00 AM CT3:00 AM ET8:00 GMT16:00 1:00 AM MST3:00 AM EST12:00 UAE09:003:00 ET2:00 AM CT6:00 - Noah had season highs of 21 points and 18 rebounds as Chicago ended a three-game losing streak with a 91-90 victory over Milwaukee on Friday night.
Analysis: It was the second straight double-double and fourth in the past five games.
|Dec. 10 3:21 PM PT4:21 PM MT5:21 PM CT6:21 PM ET23:21 GMT7:21 4:21 PM MST6:21 PM EST3:21 UAE (+1)00:2118:21 ET5:21 PM CT21:21 - Noah is back in the Chicago Bulls' lineup after missing a game with a bruised right thigh, while the Knicks' Raymond Felton was out for the first of possibly a few games with a sore left hamstring.
Analysis: Fantasy owners should make sure to get Noah back in their lineups.
|Dec. 3 9:40 PM PT10:40 PM MT11:40 PM CT12:40 AM ET5:40 GMT13:40 10:40 PM MST12:40 AM EST9:40 UAE06:400:40 ET11:40 PM CT3:40 - Noah had 19 points and 10 boards in Monday's 131-128 triple-overtime loss to New Orleans.
Analysis: While his numbers are down this season, Noah is capable of posting a double-double on any given night. Hopefully this is a sign of things to come.
|Nov. 15 8:28 PM PT9:28 PM MT10:28 PM CT11:28 PM ET4:28 GMT12:28 9:28 PM MST11:28 PM EST8:28 UAE05:2823:28 ET10:28 PM CT2:28 - Noah came up just shy of his first double-double of the season in Friday's win over Toronto with 18 points and nine rebounds.
Analysis: Noah is an impressive 17 for 24 from the field over his last three games with 42 points.
|Oct. 18 4:29 PM PT5:29 PM MT6:29 PM CT7:29 PM ET23:29 GMT7:29 4:29 PM MST6:29 PM EST3:29 UAE (+1)01:2919:29 ET6:29 PM CT22:29 - Noah will be held out of all basketball-related activities for about a week in hopes that the rest will clear up his lingering groin strain.
Analysis: Noah was injured early in training camp and missed the Bulls' first three preseason games before playing 19 minutes Wednesday night against the Detroit Pistons. Afterward, he said he felt "great," but the soreness in the groin returned on Thursday. If Noah does sit out exactly a week, that would give him four days to get in playing shape before the team's regular-season opener against the Miami Heat on Oct. 29.