MIAMI, FL - MAY 15: Shane Battier #31 of the Miami Heat and Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls fight for a loose ball during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on May 15, 2013 in Miami, Florida.
We are ... a young team that has experienced a lot at a young age. We are going to come back healthy and be able to compete with these guys for a long time.
We have a great group of people in our organization from a player standpoint ... They’re top notch. You look at our roster with guys like Jimmy Butler, Luol Deng , Carlos Boozer, Joakim Noah, everyone, they’re just fantastic guys, guys you’d want to be friends with off the court.
That can be attributed to a lot of different things, but I think that's extended minutes. I think they're going to have to dial back on playing time on some of these guys, Luol Deng , your veteran players, Joakim Noah , playing 44, 45 minutes a night, you just can't do that.More quotes »
Joakim Noah, Marco Belinelli, Bulls eliminate Nets in Game 7
two free throws with 29 seconds left to essentially ice it and send the Bulls to South Beach in stunning fashion.Belinelli and Joakim Noah each had 24 points and Noah added 14 rebounds and six blocked shots.Williams had 24 points and seven assists and Lopez Read more »
P.J. Carlesimo, Nets addressing issues they need to fix for Game 3 against Bulls
the Bulls, which came just two nights after the home team dominated all game, they were essentially rendered pinballs. Joakim Noah , Nazr Mohammed , Carlos Boozer and Luol Deng protected the rim and kept the action in front of them, leading to the Nets getting Read more »
Andray Blatche's role increasing in Nets' series against Bulls
He figures to be more important than ever for the rest of this series against the Bulls, now that the opponent has Joakim Noah back.Nets interim coach P.J. Carlesimo countered Chicago's big, deep frontcourt, which features Noah and Carlos Boozer , in each Read more »
Number of healthy (and big) Knicks is shrinking
winning streak into the game against the Bulls, who were shorthanded themselves. Chicago didn't have Derrick Rose (ACL), Joakim Noah (plantar fasciitis) and Taj Gibson (sprained MCL).But these two teams (and potential first-round opponents) have not only survived Read more »
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Avery Bradley’s Role With the Celtics: Present and Future
tally gave Bradley more total voting points (two points per first place vote, one per second) than both Tyson Chandler and Joakim Noah, the centers on the first team. Going into an offseason filled with questions, Bradley and his defensive tenacity provide from Sports Of Boston Read more »
King: Bulls MPG should decrease next season
16, 2013 May 16 4:49 PM CT By Staff | ESPNChicago.com Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports Joakim Noah suffered with foot problems all season while averaging 34.1 minutes per game. Television analyst Stacey King said one thing should change next season in order from ESPN Read more »
Thibodeau hopes Noah can avoid foot surgery
season has come to a close. [+] Enlarge Rob Grabowski/USA TODAY Sports Tom Thibodeau hopes surgery won't be necessary for Joakim Noah, who was plagued with plantar fasciitis in his right foot. The walking wounded included Joakim Noah and his sore feet, Kirk from ESPN Read more »
Joakim Noah and Bulls Defend Derrick Rose After Loss to Heat
to breed resentment in the locker room. You won’t find these Bulls criticizing Rose, even after a loss like this. From Joakim Noah to Tom Thibodeau to even Erik Spoelstra, no one pointed fingers at Rose. Thibodeau on DRose: “It’s too important a decision for from The Hoop Doctors-New Read more »
Joakim Noah Doesn’t Like the Miami Heat (VIDEO)
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah has never been to bite his tongue about, well, anything. Last night, TNT showed a clip of Noah telling the world his dislike of the Miami Heat (who finally put Joakim and the Chicago Bulls out of their misery in Game 5.) from SLAM Online Read more »