Joakim Noah reportedly telling teammates he’s leaving the Bulls

Noah may have already made his free agent decision. (Getty Images)

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The Bulls had a wildly disappointing 2016 season, one that ended with the team missing the playoffs entirely after initially being favored to challenge Cleveland for the Eastern Conference crown.

It was especially rough for Joakim Noah, who lost his starting job for the first time in his career under new head coach Fred Hoiberg, and then was limited to appearing in just 29 games after suffering a season-ending shoulder injury in January.

Noah is an unrestricted free agent this summer, but (via Joe Cowley of the Chicago Tribune) may have already ruled out a return to the Bulls.

Noah, 31, has played all nine of his NBA seasons for the Bulls. The two-time All-Star has career averages of 9.3 points, 9.4 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.4 blocked shots in 29.5 minutes per contest.