Joakim Noah

College Basketball Player + Professional Basketball Player + Ncaa Tournament Champion

Joakim Simon Noah is a professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association. Born in New York City to a Swedish mother and a French father of Cameroonian descent, he holds American, Swedish and French citizenship. He played college basketball for the University of Florida, and was a key member of the Florida Gators' starting five that won two consecutive NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournaments in 2006 and 2007.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Joakim Noah.


1985 Birth Born on February 25, 1985.
1988 3 Years Old Noah lived in Paris, France from 1988 to 1998 and returned to New York City at age 13. … Read More


Considered a four-star recruit by, Noah was listed as the No. 19 power forward and the No. 75 player in the nation in 2004.


2005 20 Years Old During Noah's 2005–06 sophomore year, he was listed as power forward but was moved to center to replace Al Horford, and in that position he led his team in points (14.2 ppg) and blocks (2.4 bpg), while ranking second in rebounds (7.1 rpg) behind teammate Al Horford (7.6 rpg). … Read More
…  He played college basketball for the Florida Gators, winning back-to-back NCAA championships in 2006 and 2007.
The Chicago Bulls selected Noah with the ninth overall pick in the 2007 NBA draft. … Read More
2008 - 2009 4 More Events
On October 4, 2010, Noah signed a five-year, $60 million contract extension with the Bulls.
On February 22, 2012, Noah recorded his first career triple-double with 13 points, 13 rebounds, and 10 assists in a game against the Milwaukee Bucks. … Read More
On January 24, 2013, Noah was named as a reserve in the 2013 NBA All-Star Game, representing the Chicago Bulls alongside teammate Luol Deng. … Read More
On January 30, 2014, Joakim Noah was named a reserve in the 2014 NBA All-Star Game for the second time in his career. … Read More


2015 30 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 27, 2015, Noah had a season-best game with 18 points and 15 rebounds in a 113–111 overtime win over the Golden State Warriors. … Read More
2016 31 Years Old On July 8, 2016, Noah signed a four-year, $72 million contract with his hometown team, the New York Knicks. … Read More
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