Found February 05, 2013 on
Sportress of Blogitude:
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 black blazer and stylish jeans, Noah was apparently informed by some NBA fashionisto that his duds were not up to snuff. Following the game, Noah had this to say, as reported by ESPN’s Nick Friedell: “I don’t even know really. They told me I wasn’t dressed appropriately so I changed.”
Noah returned to the bench at the beginning of the second half wearing the following, which evidently was more in line with the aforementioned NBA dress code:
The new ensemble featured a blue-striped shirt and a blue blazer he had to borrow from teammate Randy Brown.
The entire ordeal seems to be much ado about nothing, as Noah’s ori...
BEST OF MAXIM
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...
The Chicago Bulls had one of the best benches in the NBA over the last two years, but last off-season, for cap purposes, decided to remake the bench with cheaper options. This involved trading Kyle Korver, letting the Rockets sign Omer Asik and not picking up the team options on CJ Watson and Ronnie Brewer. The Bulls did not believe that they would be contenders, since they...
At 98-94 with under 2 minutes to go, the undermanned Bulls seemed to be gaining momentum on Monday night until a 50/50 ball flew out of bounds and the refs called Indiana ball without hesitation and oddly refused to review the play, drawing criticism from the visiting locker room who ultimately succumbed 111-101.
According to CSN Chicago:
“What’s the rule? Under two minutes,...
His numbers don’t speak volumes, 7 points and 5 assists per game, but Kirk Hinrich is the Chicago Bulls’ floor general on both sides of the ball with Derrick Rose sidelined – and he will join Rose in the training room for games for at least one week with an elbow infection that flared up from a previous injury last month.
According to ESPN.com:
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said...
David West scored 29 points and Paul George had 21 points, 11 rebounds and five assists, leading the Indiana Pacers past the short-handed Chicago Bulls 111-101 on Monday night, and into a share of the Central Division lead.
The Pacers won their third straight to tie the Bulls for the division lead and extend their home winning streak to 14, matching the team's longest since...
Monday, February 4th: Bulls @ Pacers, 7:00 ET, NBALP: It’s an eight-game Monday tonight, which is different, but there still aren’t any choices that really stand out as far as probable entertainment value… which is pretty much what I look for in my selections. That said, Chicago at Indiana should be exciting in the sense that it figures to be a hard-fought battle between...
Lee once again proves why he's an All Star
ArizonaSports.com: No sooner than you can start to wonder, “is Michael Beasley finally getting his **** together?,” he goes and gets busted for doing 26 miles over the limit in an unregistered vehicle with a suspended license and a gun in the console. To his credit, the notorious weed smoker passed a sobriety test and somehow managed to basically smooth talk his way out of...