Joakim is a dear friend of Laird and Gabby's and one of the first professional athletes to engage with XPT.
He is a professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Florida Gators, winning back-to-back NCAA championships in 2006 and 2007. The Chicago Bulls selected Noah with the ninth overall pick in the 2007 NBA draft. Noah is a two-time NBA All-Star and was named to the All-NBA First Team in 2014 when he also was named the NBA Defensive Player of the Year.