Tagged Joakim Noah

What DeMarcus Cousins’ Torn ACL Means for L.A. Lakers

On Thursday, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and The Athletic’s Shams Charania dropped unexpected and unwelcome news about Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins. Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins has suffered a possible knee injury and will undergo further testing today in Los Angeles, league sources tell ESPN. Cousins was working out in Las Vegas on Monday when…


Next Offseason Steps for the Charlotte Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets had an understated offseason from a volume perspective, but there were still headlines as the club could not come to an agreement with Kemba Walker and eventually settled on point guard Terry Rozier in a double sign-and-trade with the Boston Celtics. Walker was eligible for the $221 million supermax deal to remain…


Realistic Expectations for Joakim Noah and the Memphis Grizzlies

Injury, banishment and an albatross of a contract hopefully behind him,  2013-14 Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah begins the next chapter of his NBA story this week. The 33-year-old, 6’11 center officially signed a prorated one-year veterans minimum deal with the Memphis Grizzlies Tuesday. What can Noah and his new squad reasonably expect of one…