Noah named CDW/HP Supplies Player of the Month
December 2, 2009 -- Joakim Noah has been named the Bulls CDW/HP Supplies Player of the Month for November. The Bulls center is this season’s first award winner, which will be presented each month throughout the 2009-10 campaign.
Noah (6-11, 232 pounds) started all 15 games during the months of October/November (the Bulls went 6-9) and posted averages of 11.5 ppg, 12.1 rpg, 2.3 apg, 1.60 bpg in 33.5 mpg. He shot .531 percent from the field and .680 percent from the free throw line. Noah led the team in rebounds 12 times, as he posted 11 games with 10-plus rebounds. He also posted 11 games with 10 or more points and recorded at least one block in all but four games on the month. Noah also became the first Bull since Marcus Fizer (2003-04) to record at least 20 points and 15 or more rebounds in a single game (posted 21 points and 16 rebounds vs. CHA on Nov. 7).
He is currently first on the Bulls in rebounds (12.1 rpg - 3rd in the NBA), field goal percentage (.531 percent - tied 21st) and double-doubles (nine) and is second on the team in blocks (1.60 bpg - 15th).
Here is a recap of Joakim Noah’s November highlights:
- On Nov. 7, in Chicago’s 93-90 win over Charlotte, Noah scored a season-high 21 points (10-12 FG) and added 16 rebounds, four blocks and three assists in 40:37 minutes of action.
- In Chicago’s 90-89 defeat against Denver on Nov. 10, Noah grabbed a career-high 21 rebounds to go along with his 12 points and two blocks in 42:40 of play.
- On Nov. 17, a 101-87 Chicago win at Sacramento, Noah recorded his fifth straight double-double with 15 points (5-8 FG), 14 rebounds (team-high) and two blocks in 35:56 of play.
- At Milwaukee on Nov. 30, a 99-97 Bulls loss, Noah notched his ninth double-double of the year with 16 points (4-10 FG, 8-10 FT) and a game-high 17 rebounds (tied season-high with seven offensive rebounds) in 34:12 minutes of action.
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