(The Sports activities Xchange) – New York Knicks heart Joakim Noah will bear arthroscopic knee surgical procedure and miss the rest of the season, in accordance with a number of reviews Monday.
Noah, 32, will bear the process on his left knee Monday, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported. The surgical procedure is predicted to be a “clear up” of the left knee, league sources instructed Wojnarowski.
Noah is within the first yr of a four-year, $72 million free agent contract he signed in July after taking part in 9 seasons with the Chicago Bulls, who drafted him ninth general in 2007.
The 6-foot-11, 230-pound Noah has missed the final seven video games whereas coping with a lingering hamstring harm. He hasn’t performed since a Feb. four loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, when he had 4 factors and two rebounds in simply six minutes.
Noah underwent arthroscopic surgical procedure on the identical knee in Could 2014, however Monday’s process is because of a brand new harm, in accordance with ESPN.
Noah is averaging 5.zero factors and eight.eight rebounds in 46 video games this season. For his profession, he owns averages of 9.zero factors and 9.four rebounds.
In the meantime, the Knicks introduced Monday the signing of free agent guard Chasson Randle to a contract. The group additionally waived guard Brandon Jennings.
The 6-2, 185-pound Randle, 24, appeared in eight video games for the Philadelphia 76ers this season, averaging 5.three factors over 9.three minutes, earlier than being waived on Feb. 23.
Jennings, 27, signed a one-year, $5 million contract with the Knicks through the offseason to again up Derrick Rose. The 6-1, 170-pound Jennings averaged eight.6 factors, four.9 assists and 24.6 minutes in 58 video games.
“Thanks to all of the Knicks followers for the love all yr lengthy, and because of my teammates and the group,” Jennings tweeted.