2012 Bulls Offseason: Joakim Noah To Train With Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

The latest news out of the Chicago Bulls' camp is that the team's star center will seek additional training this offseason from Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabber. C Joakim Noah finished the 2011-12 NBA season strong, but managed only 12.1 points and 11.6 rebounds per 36 minutes through the end of the regular season.


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The five-year NBA veteran will turn to the 20-year veteran for further career development. Abdul-Jabber averaged 24.1 points and 10.9 rebounds per 36-minutes in a career that lasted into his early 40s.

He previously worked with now-All-Star C Andrew Bynam as an assistant with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2005. Abdul-Jabar also worked with Michael Olowokandi and Jerome James in previous coaching endeavors.

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