Joakim Noah

JOAKIM NOAH (MEM)

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#55•J. NOAH

C • 6’11, 230 lbs; 13th year, Florida

SALTY DOG

NBA ROLE: VETERAN PIVOT

 

It’s rare to see someone play w/ the raw passion Joakim Noah has etched into every fiber of his basketball being; unique, all-around pivot in his prime: did whatever necessary to win, excellent leader and team player w/ a never-ending motor of infectious energy; skilled screen setter, great passer out of the high post – finds cutters from the elbow, opens himself up to create shots after slipping screens; rebounded* and defended at elite levels before multiple injuries; never really a scorer (has a couple lefty hooks), did work by elbow playmaking, giving guards room to work & staying active around the rim; though it’s reiterated every time he’s on National TV, Joakim has a sidewinder J nicknamed the Tornado; landed in MEM – adds energy & experience

 

*taking a page out of Ben Wallace’s book, Noah’s mastered the art of tapping loose balls out to teammates – creating extra possessions & "padding" the rebounding stats without having to fully secure the rock


SIGNATURE!

TURNAROUND LEFTY HOOK

THE 'TORNADO'*


MORE ON J. NOAH

  • Career: 8.8 points/game, 9.1 rebounds/game, 2.8 assists/game, 49% FG

  • First Team All-NBA (2014)

  • Defensive Player of the Year (2014)

  • 2x All-Star (’13, ’14)

  • 2x NCAA Champion (’06-’07)

  • (FACTORY SETTING) NBA 2K19 RATING: 73