Mike McGraw

Time for the #Bulls to follow their traditional bounceback blueprint: dailyherald.com/article/201404…

Greg Smith

Follow my bruh @zaytoven_ while he on his grind!!! Dreams come truu bro instagram.com/p/nGTekTE4E_/

Nick Friedell

D.J. Augustin calls Game 2 a "must win" for the Bulls. Thibs says it's just the next game. Of course.

Aggrey Sam

More Jo, about the DPOY as an extension of his team, Thibs: bit.ly/1fiuK4D

Aggrey Sam

From last night, Jo's mentor and father helped shape his career: bit.ly/RHhbXF

Aggrey Sam

Bulls look to adjust, bounce back in Game 2: bit.ly/1kXcnHT

KC Johnson

One final shoutout to league office for making all postseason award voting transparent. Results at NBA.com/official.

KC Johnson

More NBA Coach of Year results: Clifford 4th, Casey 5th. Absolutely brutally tough ballot this year. Thibodeau with 12 1sts. Pop 59 1sts.

KC Johnson

NBA Coach of Year results: Popovich, Hornacek, Thibodeau. That's how I voted as well.

Chuck Swirsky

So many great and worthy candidates for COY honors. Very hard to say one was better than the other.

Chuck Swirsky

I promise-and I've NEVER gone there--when Bulls lose a game as an NBA announcer I don't use Twitter as a forum to rip officials.Never will

Chuck Swirsky

Coach Thibs finishes third in COY voting behind Pops and Jeff Hornacek

Aggrey Sam

Pop wins Coach of the Year. Hornacek 2nd, Thibs finishes 3rd.

Chuck Swirsky

I'm expecting a much different game tonight and outcome. #ChicagoBulls

Chuck Swirsky

Game night from Chicago Bulls- Wizards. 8pm CT pre Bulls Radio Network. ESPN 1000. Sirius XM 217

Nazr Mohammed

I love NBA Playoff basketball.... It's basketball at its purest form. It's beautiful to watch and amazing to play in. #LetsDoThis

Nazr Mohammed

Haha I see u big Fella with the putback @Kendrick Perkins. We have OverTime!!! #GrizzliesVsThunder

Chuck Swirsky

One day you're going to be able to tell your grand kids you saw KD play

Nazr Mohammed

What the #@$^!!!!!! That's a bad man right there. @Kevin Durant with the 3 and the foul while falling out of bounds #GrizzliesVsThunder

Nick Friedell

You're kidding me Mr. Durant.

Nazr Mohammed

Damn!!!!! That's what u call attacking the rim... @Russell Westbrook #Dunk #GrizzliesVsThunder

Shams Charania

After deciding to declare, French center prospect Mouhammadou Jaiteh has pulled his name out of the NBA Draft, source tells RealGM.

Nazr Mohammed

Gotta congratulate my bro @Joakim Noah on winning the @NBA Defensive Player Of The Year Award. Well deserved!!!! #SeeRed #BullsNation #Holdat

Jimmer Fredette

Happy birthday to my big bro @tjfredette! Have a great day and see you back in NY!

Mike James

My baby singing the anthem tomorrow.get us hype b4 game 2. Bulls vs wizards. instagram.com/p/nEj-ZAh68-/

KC Johnson

Joakim Noah is NBA Defensive Player of Year. Who would've guessed that? Tyrone Green. my.chicagotribune.com/#section/-1/ar…

Sam Smith

Bulls ready to start the clock again and go at the Wizards. blogs.bulls.com/2014/04/adjust…

Taj Gibson

Defensive player of the year NBA

Chuck Swirsky

Excellent Noah DPOY column from ESPN Chicago.com's Jon Greenberg ( must be that Ohio U education) espn.go.com/blog/chicago/j…

KC Johnson

Yannick Noah, who is now an international pop star, has to be in team picture for coolest people on the planet.

Nick Friedell

Yannick Noah is here and is extremely happy. You know who else looks like a proud papa right now? Thibs

Mike McGraw

Noah: These awards are great ... Winning is what really makes me happy.

KC Johnson

Noah: "These awards are great. But they're not why I play the game."

Nick Friedell

Noah: "This award is not about me ... It's about our team."

Jimmer Fredette

Congrats to my teammate @Joakim Noah for winning Defensive player of the year! You deserve it.

KC Johnson

Noah on Tyrone Green, his mentor who passed last week: "That was my guy. And I love him."

Aggrey Sam

"...and he said, 'Trust me, Jo: I feel the same way about you.'"

Aggrey Sam

Jo on a workout with Thibs: "If we weren't winning games, I would really, really hate hate you..."

Aggrey Sam

Jo dedicates award to his mentor and former coach in New York, the late Tyrone Green.

Nick Friedell

Noah dedicates his award to his mentor Tyrone Green.

Nick Friedell

Noah to Thibs: "Without your system this wouldn't be possible."

KC Johnson

Noah: "Thibs, we’ve definitely had our hard times, our ups and downs. But without your system, this wouldn’t be possible."

Mike McGraw

Noah to mom: Sorry for all the hard times I put you through.

Nick Friedell

Noah says the award is "humbling". Thanks his family and says his work ethic comes from his dad.

Aggrey Sam

Called his sisters "beautiful little hippies"

Mike McGraw

Noah gets defensive POY trophy http://t.co/fHqZzbptXl

Aggrey Sam

Hibbert was 2nd in DPOY voting, DeAndre Jordan 3rd.

Aggrey Sam

Jo asked if he could keep the Kia.

Nick Friedell

Noah holds up the DPOY hardware. http://t.co/qj5rf01l0V

Nick Friedell

Thibs says each year Noah has gotten better and better. On Noah this season: "He didn't let (the team) fall apart."

Mike McGraw

Thibs: want to thank Jo for sabotaging his draft workouts so he could fall to 9

Joel Brigham

Congrats to @Joakim Noah on winning Defensive Player of the Year. He deserved it. Now onto All-NBA First Team, right?

Chuck Swirsky

Congratulations to @Joakim Noah NBA Defensive Player of the Year

Mike McGraw

Noah received 100 first place votes. Hobert and DeAndre Jordan with 8 each.

KC Johnson

GM Gar Forman on Noah: "He’s the best teammate that I’ve had a chance to witness in the 16 years I’ve been with the Chicago Bulls."

Nick Friedell

Bulls GM Gar Forman: "Joakim Noah is a winner."

KC Johnson

Noah received 100 of 125 first-place votes for DPOY. Roy Hibbert second and DeAndre Jordan third.

Mike McGraw

Neil Funk says this is live onNBATV

Mike McGraw

Noah is sitting on stage, smiling at his relatives in front row.

Nick Friedell

Noah and family ready to go at DPOY press conference. http://t.co/wiJlKvLxbl

KC Johnson

Yannick Noah is in the house.

Chuck Swirsky

Live streaming video on Bulls.com of a major NBA/Bulls press conference

Aggrey Sam

Think Thibs breaks his pattern of not playing Boozer in the 4th? bit.ly/1i3HRvn

KC Johnson

My source is Kia. http://t.co/ODfiRHiA5X

Chuck Swirsky

My man Tyrone Corbin out in Utah

KC Johnson

Counting Game 1, the Bulls have been outrebounded 11 times in their last 19 games with one tie.

Aggrey Sam

Joakim Noah will be named Defensive Player of the Year: bit.ly/1iDElYe

Mike McGraw

Thibs: “We’re a team that normally doesn’t foul, so that’s concerning.” Wizards' 35 FTAs were second-most by Bulls opponent this season.

KC Johnson

Bulls were 9-0 following losses until Game 1, which followed regular-season finale L in Charlotte. 1st time 2 straight Ls since Feb. 1-3.

KC Johnson

Thibs: "There’s an appropriate time to make a point to an official if you think he missed something but you have to wait for a dead ball."

KC Johnson

Thibodeau: "Offensively, if you feel like you’re driving the ball and not getting calls, you have to make sure you drive it harder."

Nick Friedell

Thibs jokes he doesn't want to talk about Noah's DPOY award until appropriate time. Says he wants to save his money. Press conference at 4

KC Johnson

Thibodeau: "We're not going to get away from the guys who got us here."

Greg Smith

I don't do it for the money or the life. I wake up everyday trying get better to give my kids the… instagram.com/p/nD8W8rk4P6/

KC Johnson

DPOY award continues emotional week for Noah. Here's 2010 feature on his bonds with Tyrone Green and father, Yannick. bit.ly/1nkhX9J

KC Johnson

Confirming Noah will be named Defensive Player of Year. @Aggrey Sam first. Noah is 2nd DPOY in franchise history, joining MJ in 88.

Mike McGraw

Must not have taken long to count the defensive player of the year votes. Bulls holding news conf at 4 p.m.

Shams Charania

Column: Nene goes to work on the Bulls in Game 1, and shows Wizards this postseason is more than just a field trip. tinyurl.com/kojcawd

Aggrey Sam

Bulls to make a major announcement later today. Hearing Jo won Defensive Player of the Year.

Chuck Swirsky

OK got the scoop--Bill Wennington coming out of retirement..dusting off the uniform and is ready for game 2.

Chuck Swirsky

Rick Adelman deserves to be in the Hall of Fame...loved his offensive schemes. Two Finals..lost to two powerhouses in Chicago and Detroit

Nick Friedell

Last time a major announcement was made at this suburban hotel by the Bulls -- Derrick Rose had his MVP press conference.

KC Johnson

Bulls and NBA will announce a postseason award winner at 4 PM.

Chuck Swirsky

Rick Adelman has stepped down as head coach at Minnesota.

Chuck Swirsky

Bulls have called a major press conference for 4 PM this afternoon.

KC Johnson

Thibodeau typically averse to rotation changes. And overreacting not good. But Wizards' size, rebounding in 4th really hurt.

Chuck Swirsky

So many worthy candidates...Bulls have excellent assistants..hope Phil knocks on the door.

Chuck Swirsky

I love their staff...Woody, Jim Todd, @davehopla Herbie ---great men...tremendous people who know the game. It's a business unfortunately

Chuck Swirsky

Knicks announced the coaching staff is out.

KC Johnson

Phil Jackson announces via release that the Knicks' coaching staff has been relieved of duties.

Chuck Swirsky

Very troubled to hear about the plight of former Raptor Eric Williams who is homeless and destitute. Was always kind and gracious to me.

Chuck Swirsky

Thanking God for another day. Make it a great one. Never take your loved ones for granted. Shower them with praise and encouragement.

Chuck Swirsky

Total respect for those running today's Boston Marathon. #BostonStrong

Chuck Swirsky

Start the week off with a spirit of a joyous renewal in your heart. Encourage,embrace and engage. Stay hungry. Stay humble !

Sam Smith

Bulls get 7 in double figures but defense falters in Game 1 loss to Wizards. blogs.bulls.com/2014/04/wizard…

Aggrey Sam

Youngsters make 1st playoff appearance, old head makes impact: bit.ly/PlHn8f

Aggrey Sam

Expect Jo to bounce back from a tough past few days: bit.ly/1iCbuDN

Chuck Swirsky

Wow. Another road team wins. 5 in two days