Joakim Noah’s signing was viewed widely as a disappointment this season. And that was before his 20-game suspension.

Noah apologized on Tuesday for his suspension, which was for violating the NBA’s anti-drug policy. He returned to practice after undergoing knee surgery, and both the Knicks’ doctors and the NBA said he was healthy enough to resume playing — which means to begin serving his suspension.

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Newsday’s Knicks beat writer Al Iannazzone, in his latest Knicks Insider podcast, discusses the Noah suspension and what it means going forward for the Knicks.

Listen to the latest episode of Iannazzone’s Knicks Insider podcast for more of his thoughts about the Knicks.