Clippers Officially Re-Sign Joakim Noah

by June 29, 2020
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Joakim Noah of the Memphis Grizzlies

The Los Angeles Clippers officially brought back big man Joakim Noah on a rest-of-season contract yesterday. Noah had been signed to a 10-day contract when the league was suspended on March 12.

All active 10-day deals at the time of the hiatus were wiped clean when the league’s transaction window opened but there was never any doubt that the 35-year-old center would end up back with the Clippers ahead of the 2020 postseason.

Noah has yet to play in a game for his new team but established himself as a vocal, valuable paint defender for the Memphis Grizzlies in 2018-19, boasting intangible traits that should serve his new team well in 2020.

Noah has an opportunity to slot in as a major component of a competitive Clippers squad in the postseason, from a leadership perspective at the very least.

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