Joakim Noah, the French-American basketball star has announced his retirement from the game after 13 years at the NBA level. The 36-year old star was in the Los Angeles Clippers team this season. However, he did not start in a single game for them. Noah played as a “C” or center on the court due to his big physical structure. As one of the modern-day greats of the basketball game says good-bye to the game, we go through every Joakim Noah stats in his career.
Every Joakim Noah stats in his career
Joakim Noah overall records highlights
Joakim Noah had an illustrated career in the basketball arena. Noah is a two-time NBA All-Star. Moreover, he was named to the All-NBA First Team in 2014. He was also named as the NBA Defensive Player Of the year in 2014. Joakim Noah was also included in the NBA All-Defensive First Team twice in 2013 and 2014.
Joakim Noah stats as an NCAA player
Noah started his college basketball career with the Florida Gators men’s basketball team in 2004. He played there till 2007 before making his NBA debut. From 2004-2007 Noah had played 108 games for them with 10.5 points per game and .500 three-point field-goal percentage. 2005-06 was his best year in the NCAA with his college-career best 14.2 points per game and 2.4 blocks per game. Another great year in 2006-07 with 1.00% three-point field-goal percentage and 8.4 rebounds per game made sure he would be drafted in the NBA league. Eventually, he was drafted into NBA by the Chicago Bulls in the 2007 season.
Joakim Noah stats in NBA
From 2007-2016, Noah played for the Chicago Bulls before going to the New York Knicks in the 2016-17 season. Noah played in 572 games for the Chicago team with 9.1 points per game and 1.3 blocks per game. With the Chicago team Noah had an outstanding year in 2013-14 season with his career-best 80 games in a season, starting in all of them, 11.3 rebounds per game, 5.4 assists per game, 1.2 steals per game, and 12.6 points per game. Perhaps, it was his performance in the 2013-14 season for the Chicago team that earned him the award of NBA Defensive Player Of the year in 2014.
However, after leaving the Chicago team Noah could not replicate his best game for the New York team. For the New York team, Noah played 53 games with only 7 games in the 2017-18 season. Then, he had to move to the Memphis Grizzlies team and played 42 games for them in that season with only 16.5 minutes per game.
At last, Noah moved to Los Angeles Clippers in the 2019-20 season. He had played on 5 games there before announcing his retirement from the game.
Joakim Noah had appeared in 62 play-off matches scoring 9.3 points per game and 1.7 blocks per game.
References: Joakim Noah Wikipedia, Basketball-reference.com, NBA.com