Joakim Noah was seeking help to overcome injuries that wrecked his first season in New York and turned to an over-the-counter supplement.
That decision "backfired," Noah said Tuesday.
It led to a 20-game suspension for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy, preventing Noah from ending a disappointing year on a positive note.
"This was a tough moment, but I'm going to learn from it," Noah said. "I tried to take a supplement to help me with everything I've gone through. I've gone through a lot of injuries, and I tried to take something to help me and it backfired."
Noah returned to practice Tuesday following Feb. 27 surgery to...