Noel said he had gotten no sense from the Cavs that they had concern about his knee, which could keep him off the court until early in the regular season.
"I'm a good teammate, I definitely love to work," Noel said. "I want to get better. I want to be great, I want to reach my potential, be the best player I can be. I definitely do countless hours in the gym and I'm definitely working to get there."