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Top 5 Joakim Noah Career Accomplishments So Far

Top Joakim Noah Career Accomplishments So Far

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Joakim Noah is now going into his eighth season with the Chicago Bulls, and he has already accomplished more than most thought he would after he came out of Florida. His resume is quite impressive, and at 29 years old, he is in the prime of his career. Noah has had many great moments throughout his career, but these are his five greatest accomplishments so far.

5. Most Assists in a Season By a Bulls Center

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5. Most Assists in a Season By a Bulls Center

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Noah broke Tom Boerwinkle's 43-year franchise record for most assists in a season by a Bulls center. Boerwinkle had 397 assists in the 1970-71 season. Noah finished the 2013-14 season with a team-leading 431 total assists.

4. Seven Career Triple-Doubles

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4. Seven Career Triple-Doubles

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Noah has posted seven career triple-doubles and four of them came in the past season. His four triple-doubles were the most in a season by a Bull since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen each had four in the 1992-93 season. On March 2 vs. the Knicks, Noah's triple-double included a career-high 14 assists. His first career triple-double came in 2012 against the Bucks (13 points, 13 rebounds, 10 assists).

3. First All-NBA Team

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3. First All-NBA Team

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This past season (2013-14) Noah made the All-NBA First Team after averaging 12.6 points, 11.3 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game.

2. Two-time All-Star

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2. Two-time All-Star

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Noah has been named to the All-Star team in two consecutive NBA seasons and has shown he has developed into one of the best players in the league.

1. Defensive Player of the Year Award

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1. Defensive Player of the Year Award

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Noah was the anchor on the Bulls' No. 1 ranked defense and was rewarded with his first Defensive Player of the Year Award. Noah received 100 of a possible 125 first place votes. He has also been named to the All-Defensive First Team the past two years.