Found May 08, 2012 on Extra Pine Tar:
PLAYERS: Joakim Noah
TEAMS: Chicago Bulls
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Down 3-1 to the Sixers in the first round of the NBA playoffs, the Bulls got bad news when they found out that Joakim Noah probably won’t play in game five. Is that news really all that bad though? I think I’d rather lose then play with Noah anyway.
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