NBA: Joakim Noah on his way to retirement – report
Former NBA all-star and Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah may have called it an NBA career.
According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the big man’s agent has noted Noah has been waived by the Los Angeles Clippers.
ESPN story on Joakim Noah — one of the era's most thoughtful and tenacious players — exiting the Clippers and headed toward retirement. https://t.co/XZ50GT1ZmS
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) December 2, 2020
A two-time US NCAA champion with the Florida Gators, Noah wounded up as a great defensive presence throughout a 14-year NBA career.
The 6-11 center averaged 8.8 PPG on 49% shooting, 9.0 RPG, and 1.3 BPG throughout his career.
He is best known for his stay with the Chicago Bulls, which he helped lead to winning seasons and multiple playoff appearances alongside the likes of Derrick Rose, Pau Gasol, Jimmy Butler, and Carlos Boozer.
Noah was named part of the all-defensive team 3 times and was part of the 2013-14 all-NBA teams.