Found February 05, 2013 on
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 no good. Here's what Noah then put on in order to return, a blazer borrowed from assistant coach Randy Brown that's clearly way to small:
Personally I think he looks worse the second time around, but I guess it fits the rules. The league is probably still irritated with Noah for his draft day attire, and this golf outfit couldn't have helped his cause much either.
Please Danny, don't trade for this guy.
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