Found February 05, 2013 on
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It’s been awhile since we’ve heard of an NBA player being in violation of the league’s dress code policy. The dress code came into existence during the 05-06 season right after the height of the “bling era” when 5 XL long t-shirts, throwback jerseys and baggy Red Monkey jeans plus ice were all the rage. Bulls big man Joakim Noah was out for his third straight game with plantar fasciitis. His attire to sit on the sideline was a hooded cardigan, white v neck t-shirt and skinny jeans. Apparently that didn’t make the cut. Noah was escorted from the bench in the second quarter.
After the Bulls’ 111-101 defeat, Noah said wasn’t quite sure what the league was upset about regarding his wardrobe. ‘I don’t even know really,’ Noah said. ‘They told me I wasn’t dressed appropriately so I changed.’ During the game Noah was taking taunts from fans in stride including one fan who barked out, ‘Hey Noah, nice skinny jeans!’ Noah responded by giving the fan a thumbs up. Noah admitted that it was
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Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah, currently not in the lineup as he continues to deal with plantar fasciitis in his right foot, ran afoul of the NBA’s apparently stringent dress code policies on Monday while seated on the bench during the team’s game against the Indiana Pacers.
Nattily attired — by most standards, as you can see above — in a nice grey sweater, a tasteful...
Tweet The Chicago Bulls were in Indianapolis Monday for a matchup with the Indiana Pacers and for the third game in a row the Bulls were without All-Star center Joakim Noah due to plantar fasciitis in his right foot. Noah, who traveled with the team, chose to sport an interesting ensemble to take in [...]
From a Yahoo Ball Don't Lie article:
On Monday night, an NBA employee asked that injured Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah leave his team’s bench because his outfit was deemed unacceptable by the NBA.
Here's what Noah was wearing:
The NBA has a rule that states all inactive players must wear a sportcoat/jacket when sitting on the bench. Apparently that sweater was...
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According to CSN Chicago:
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According to ESPN.com:
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