On Sunday afternoon, in a 102-84 Chicago Bulls victory over the Brooklyn Nets, a video of Nets forward Kevin Garnett attempting to bite Bulls center Joakim Noah’s hand went viral. It was hardly the first issue between Garnett and Noah, who have outright said on numerous occasions that they don’t like each other, and have had numerous brush-ups in the past. Here are a few of those.
In 11 chances to play on the second half of a Brooklyn Nets back-to-back this season, Kevin Garnett has sat out in four of them. It’s part of coach Jason Kidd’s plan to rest Garnett during the season, to keep him fresh for the playoffs. But he’ll play tonight against the Chicago Bulls, as expected:
No one said it better than John Schuhmann: tonight’s Game 7 is a “referendum” on all things Brooklyn and all things Nets. In their first playoff series in the borough, the Nets have a chance to win a Game 7 at home for the first time in Brooklyn history — and that includes the Dodgers. […]
After yielding a lead late into the fourth quarter and eventually succumbing to the Bulls in triple overtime, the Nets faced a 3-1 series deficit. Now, after two straight wins, the Nets are one game away from completing the comeback and clinching the series. To do so, however, the Nets will need to play their […]
The Brooklyn Nets take on the Chicago Bulls in a pivotal Game 3 of an all-knotted 1-1 first-round playoff series. Here’s five things we’re keeping an eye on.
Joakim Noah struggled to stay on the floor for Game 1 as the Brooklyn Nets dominated his Chicago Bulls, but the tear in his foot won’t keep him out just yet. “I’m all right,” Noah told reporters Monday morning, according to the Chicago Tribune. According to Nick Freidell of ESPN Chicago, Noah will play 20-25 […]
Chicago Bulls starting center Joakim Noah is suited up and will try to play tonight in Game 1 of the playoffs against the Brooklyn Nets, according to Chicago Tribune journalist K.C. Johnson. Noah is battling plantar fasciitis in his left foot and has expressed displeasure in himself for playing through pain when he needed rest. […]
Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters this morning that Derrick Rose will not play in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference playoffs against the Brooklyn Nets tonight, but could return later in the series depending oh his health. Rose has not played this season and hasn’t played since tearing his ACL in Game 1 […]
The Brooklyn Nets will face the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the playoffs, starting Saturday night at 8 P.M. Today and tomorrow, we’ll take a look at how the teams match up.
The Chicago Bulls announced that star center Joakim Noah is listed as doubtful for game one with a recurring foot injury, and Noah says he has a tear in that foot. “I’ve got a tear in my foot,” Noah told reporters in Chicago. “I’m upset at myself because I let this linger for a long […]
Chicago Bulls starting point guard Kirk Hinrich and starting center Joakim Noah will both sit tonight against the Brooklyn Nets. Hinrich was announced out by the team and Noah told ESPN Chicago that he would not play. Both players are big blows to Chicago’s chances of victory — Hinrich is a steady, solid point guard […]