Free agent Joakim Noah wants to return to the NBA after fully recovering from a potentially career ending injury.  Unfortunately for him, the phone doesn’t seem to be ringing.

But Noah still has plenty to be happy about.  He celebrated his 35th birthday on Tuesday and his model girlfriend Lais Ribeiro went to great lengths to wish him a happy birthday.

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Ribeiro shared a bunch of pictures from the couple’s several years together.

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