National Basketball Associations (NBA) The Los Angeles Clippers have officially extended their contract until the end of the season with Joakim Noah, the league’s best defensive player of 2014.
The 35-year-old Noah signed a 10-day contract with the Clippers in February, but has now made new contact until the end of the season. ESPN reporter Adrian Vodnarovsky had previously predicted that Noah would likely end the season as a player for the Los Angeles team.
The Clippers had another vacancy filled by Noah, who has never been on the pitch this season.
The team has been collecting information about Noah’s physical condition for almost the entire season, but statistics show that the basketball player has been playing since 2014/15. The season has played only 124 games.
Noah is twofold NBA Star game participant and the best defense player of the 2014 league. He was also included in the same year NBA in the first symbolic team of the season, as well as finished in the fourth position NBA in the vote of the most valuable player (MVP) of the regular season. Noah is also a two-time NCAA champion.
Noah, the son of the once famous tennis player Janika Noah (ATP record – 3rd place), has played at the NBA level in clubs such as the Chicago Bulls, the New York Knicks and the Memphis Grizzlies, which was his last stop so far. He played with Kristaps Porziņģis in the Knicks, but over time the team proved unnecessary and his contract was terminated prematurely.
“Clippers” is one of the main contenders for the title this season. The team’s most productive players this season are Kavai Lenard (26.9 points), Paul George (21.0), Lou Williams (18.7) and Montrezl Herel (18.6).