Joakim Noah loves it when you hate him, reminds us why we love him
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Feb 26, 2014
“When you look at the people all the way at the top of the arena, and they look so small, right?” Noah said. Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah was never shied away from being, shall we say, impolite when it comes to his opposition. The magazine features LeBron James on the cover, but Noah appeared in the photo spread, and he needed a little liquid courage to get through the ordeal. “I was a little nervous.” Noah expanded a little bit on the degree to which he relishes the rise he gets out of opposing fan bases, especially when its his All-Star-level two-way play that's making them so mad, during a recent chat with GQ as part of a photo shoot showcasing black-tie-clad NBA players that appears in the magazine's March edition : Since Tom Thibodeau took over as head coach of the Bulls four seasons ago, Chicago has gone 85-60 on the road, grinding down opponents and their supporters even as the Bulls work through a seemingly endless array of injuries to important cogs, led by twice-lost former MVP point guard Derrick Rose.
Joakim Noah Needed Tequila To Get Through His GQ Photoshoot
You wouldn’t think when watching his expressive performances for the Bulls, but All-Star center Joakim Noah was a little skittish about appearing in the March issue of Gentleman’s Quarterly. The magazine features LeBron James on the cover, but Noah appe…