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Brett Koremenos on Joakim Noah's Point-Center-iness

Brett Koremenos on Joakim Noah's Point-Center-iness
Joakim Noah‘s passing is among the best of big men. He’s become Derrick Rose‘s favorite target on the perimeter when he gets trapped by a double-team or calls a play where he creates with others off the ball. In Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Heat, Noah had four assists. With 28... Read more »

Thibs: Foul Trouble Made Boozer 'Tentative' in Game 1; 'He Can't Play That Way' (Video)

Thibs: Foul Trouble Made Boozer 'Tentative' in Game 1; 'He Can't Play That Way' (Video)
Carlos Boozer only played short shifts in the Bulls Game 1 victory over the Pacers due to foul trouble. Tyler Hansbrough, his counterpart, had a great shooting game, but Tom Thibodeau refused to scapegoat Boozer — correctly blaming the team defense. “The big thing is, Carlos didn’t guard him the entire game,” Thibodeau said. “So... Read more »