Joakim Noah undergoes knee surgery

The Chicago Bulls announced today that center Joakim Noah successfully underwent minor arthroscopic surgery to clean out his left knee. The procedure was performed at Rush Oak Park Hospital by Chicago Bulls head team physician Dr. Brian Cole.

He is expected to rehab his left knee during the offseason for the next eight to 12 weeks.

The Bulls were recently eliminated by the Washington Wizards in the first round of the 2014 NBA playoffs.

Noah this regular season averaged 12.6 points, 11.3 rebounds, 5.4 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.5 blocks per game, and made the Eastern Conference All-Star team.