HoopsHype Joakim Noah rumors

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Joakim Noah wants to win a ring. To help him achieve that goal, he wants Carmelo Anthony on the Chicago Bulls. That's why Noah, Chicago's center, approached Anthony over All-Star Weekend last month about joining the Bulls, according to sources with knowledge of the conversation. The sources said Noah told Anthony something to this effect: You can go to Los Angeles, but if you really want a ring, if you really want your legacy to be about winning, you should come to Chicago. ESPN.com

The conversation between Anthony and Noah started as a discussion about what it's like to play for Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. With rumors about Chicago going after Anthony as well as about Thibodeau possibly coaching the New York Knicks next season, Anthony wanted to know about Thibodeau. From there, the discussion turned to Noah telling Anthony he should join the Bulls. ESPN.com

Chris Broussard: All-Star Convo btwn @Carmelo Anthony & @Joakim Noah began as discussion on what it's like to play for Tom Thibodeau.... With rumors about Bulls going 4 Melo as well as Thibs coaching NYK, Melo wanted to know about Thibs. from there, convo turned to Noah telling Melo he should join Bulls if he wants to win ring & secure winning legacy. Twitter

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The Chicago Bulls were open all over the floor, so Joakim Noah kept collecting assists. Jumpers for Jimmy Butler and Kirk Hinrich. A dunk for Taj Gibson, another jumper for Butler, and on and on it went. The All-Star center put on quite a show. Noah had 14 assists in his fifth career triple-double, leading the streaking Bulls to a 109-90 victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday. "It's really all my teammates," he said. "I think we're getting better every game." ESPN.com

March 1, 2014 Updates

After Joakim Noah sealed a win over the Mavericks with a late bucket to put the Bulls up nine, he was looking for a little love from his teammates. As the Mavericks called timeout, Noah went for a huge chest bump with Bulls rookie Tony Snell — but Snell didn’t reciprocate the bump, making for this awkward moment. For The Win

February 26, 2014 Updates

Who would have thought Joakim Noah would get so nervous in front of the camera? The eccentric Bulls’ star revealed in the March issue of GQ magazine – which features the Miami Heat’s LeBron James on the cover -- that he needed help to calm his nerves before his photo shoot with the magazine. Noah is sporting a tuxedo and bowtie and dribbling a basketball in his photo in the men’s magazine. “I was a little nervous,” Noah told GQ. “So I actually had a couple of tequila shots, and it helped me out so much." Chicago Tribune

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