Posted Oct 4 2010 1:25PM
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls have confirmed fourth-year center Joakim Noah agreed to a multiyear contract extension.
The team announced the deal Monday but did not release contract terms per team policy.
Bulls GM Gar Forman says Noah's presence "is immeasurable and we look forward to him to continue to improve and develop his game.''
The Chicago Tribune reported Sunday that the contract is worth about $11 million per season plus incentives. Noah will make about $3.1 million this season.
Noah is coming off a breakout season in which he averaged 10.7 points and 11.0 rebounds while battling plantar fasciitis in his left foot that kept him out of 18 games.
Chicago begins preseason play Tuesday night.
|April 18: Top 10|
Here are your top 10 plays from Saturday's NBA playoff action.
|Rockets vs. Mavericks Game 1|
James Harden had 24 points and 11 assists to pace the Rockets to the victory over the Mavericks, 118-108.
|Bulls vs. Bucks Game 1|
Derrick Rose has 23 points and seven assists as the Bulls take a 1-0 series lead against the Bucks, 103-91.
|Warriors vs. Pelicans Game 1|
Stephen Curry scores 34 points with five assists to top Anthony Davis' 35 points, as the Warriors top the Pelicans 106-99.
|Raptors vs. Wizards Game 1|
Paul Pierce scores 20 points with four triples, Bradley Beal adds 16 with nine rebounds as the Wizards top the Raptors 93-86.