NBA.com "Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen and Miami Heat forward LeBron James, winner of the 2012-13 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award, headline the 2012-13 NBA All-Defensive First Team, the NBA announced today. Allen totaled 53 points overall and James tallied 52. Each player received 25 First Team..." May 13
ESPN.com "Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah had an impassioned message for critics of teammate Derrick Rose after the Bulls' impressive 93-86 win over the Miami Heat on Monday night. Noah took a question regarding how much pride he and his team feel being able to win without Rose while so many pundits..." May 07
CSN Chicago "“It's always tough before the game. Once it starts, they're feeling it, too,” Joakim Noah said. “They bleed just like us.” The All-Star center made that statement after playing nearly 39 minutes in Saturday afternoon’s 142-134 triple-overtime win over the Nets at the United Center, which gave..." April 28
Noah doing all right. Thibs expects same amount of minutes. Likely 20-25. DRose officially ruled out.
CSN Chicago "A sight for sore eyes it wasn’t, but the grind-it-out nature of Monday night’s Game 2 of the Bulls-Nets first-round playoff series at the Barclays Center was right up the alley of the visitors from the Windy City. After a dreadful Game 1 outing Saturday, the Bulls roared back, as a collective..." April 23
North Jersey "Joakim Noah sauntered slowly up the stairs toward the postgame podium, bracing his 6-foot-11 frame on the metal banister to his right as he made his final ascent. The Bulls' center played 29 more seconds than team doctors told his coach he should have in just his fourth game back from planter..." April 23
Chicago Tribune "The criticism flew fast and furious, the obituaries started to take shape and the Bulls reacted the way they often do when faced with adversity. They looked inward. They challenged themselves to play with more intensity and aggression. And they didn’t just circle the wagons; they walled off the..." April 23
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says Joakim Noah (foot) will be on a minutes limit tonight: between 20-25. Noah will start.
New York Post "Chicago was hoping for a big break in Game 1 of the first round against the Nets with the return of All-Star center Joakim Noah, but all it got was a big tease. Noah, who missed 12 of the Bulls’ final 15 games while battling plantar fasciitis, was inserted into the starting lineup at the last..." April 21
Hearing Noah plans to warm up and try to give it a go tonight. Thibodeau will talk in about 30 minutes.
Noah warmed up before shootaround. Thibodeau called him gametime but said he doesn't "want him out there if he's injured." #Bulls
ESPN.com "Despite seeing action in each of the final two games of the regular season, Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah still is in danger of missing all or part of the opening round of the NBA playoffs. Coach Tom Thibodeau is planning on having Noah available for the first-round series that begins..." April 19
RT @nickfriedell: Noah says he had a setback. His foot is killing him. Sounds very doubtful for tomorrow and the next few days.
Chicago Tribune "An extremely downcast Joakim Noah wouldn't rule himself out for Saturday's playoff opener in Brooklyn against the Nets. But if the Chicago Bulls' center can play at all, he will be extremely limited from plantar fasciitis in his right foot. "It’s really disappointing for me," Noah said..." April 19
Joakim Noah and LeBron foil Taj Gibson out today for Bulls, with Rip Hamilton suspended.
ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bulls general manager Gar Forman admitted Thursday that Joakim Noah's plantar fasciitis in his right foot is a problem that's likely to linger into the playoffs. "The concern now is more short-term," Forman said on "The Waddle & Silvy Show" on ESPN 1000. "I think this is the type of..." April 12
Chicago Tribune "There will be no surprises for the Bulls Friday night as they complete a back-to-back against the Toronto Raptors. Coach Tom Thibodeau said big men Joakim Noah (foot) and Taj Gibson (knee) will continue to be sidelined with injuries. Thibodeau expects to have both back soon. Derrick Rose..." April 12
Thibodeau said Noah, Gibson, Rose are out. Deng is gametime, did shootaround.
Chicago Tribune "Add cortisone shot to the list of treatments Joakim Noah has attempted to quell his nagging plantar fasciitis. The Bulls' center, who also has tried platelet rich plasma injections, sleeping in a splint and — three seasons ago — shock wave therapy, received the shot Monday night in an attempt..." April 10
Chicago Tribune "Late Sunday in Auburn Hills, Mich., after playing 22 minutes in his first action after missing eight games with plantar fasciitis in his right foot, Joakim Noah admitted he'd have to play through the condition the remainder of the season. Noah wasn't kidding. Coach Tom Thibodeau said Noah..." April 08
Thibodeau said Noah suffered setback, likely out vs. Raptors on Tues.
As of now, Bulls starting Robinson, Hinrich (but he's battling illness), Butler, Boozer, Noah. Belinelli, Noah will play limited minutes. Deng said he bruised his right hip in Wizards game, played through it and is sitting to get it right.
Noah and Belinelli improving according to Coach Thibs. Game time decision tonight
Thibodeau said he's "optimistic" about Noah, Belinelli playing vs. Pistons. Taj, Rip, DRose out.
Thibs says Taj is day to day. He will be reevaluated today. He won't play tonight. Jo and Marco are unlikely to play tonight.
ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah (plantar fasciitis) said he will miss his sixth straight game Tuesday against the Washington Wizards, and forward Marco Belinelli (ab strain) likely will be out as well. "Not yet," Noah said of his availability for Tuesday. "But soon, probably in the next couple..." April 02
Noah, Belinelli, Rose and Rip all out tonight.
Noah says he is not playing tonight. Belinelli says he is likely out as well. Nothing new with Rose. Thibs says his status is the same.
Noah and Belinelli are out tonight.
Thibodeau said Noah, Belinelli are out vs. Mavs. #Bulls
Chicago Sun-Times "Joakim Noah walked around the practice facility on Wednesday morning with a much less noticeable limp, but the plantar fasciitis in his right foot was troublesome enough to keep him out against the Miami Heat on Wednesday night. Shooting guard Marco Belinelli [abdominal strain], as well as Rip..." March 28
Noah, Belinelli out vs. Heat.
CSN Chicago "Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau didn’t reveal much about the state of his team’s walking wounded. “Let’s see: Kirk [Hinrich] is good, Jo[akim Noah's] feeling a little better, Marco [Belinelli's] a little better — that’s about it. Taj [Gibson] is good,” he said after Tuesday afternoon’s practice..." March 27
Chicago Tribune "Joakim Noah and Marco Belinelli participated in portions of Tuesday's practice at the Berto Center, and Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau called them game-time decisions for Wednesday's showdown against the Miami Heat. Noah has missed the last two games with a recurrence of plantar fasciitis in..." March 27
Noah, Belinelli did a little more in practice. Gametime decisions vs. Heat.
Noah didn't travel so he's out vs. TWolves. #Bulls
Noah out vs. Pacers with sore foot. Plantar is back. #Bulls
CSN Chicago "“Nah, I don’t know about all that,” Joakim Noah said. “Far from that, actually.” In the wake of back-to-back 20-point scoring games—23 and 21, to be exact—the Bulls’ All-Star center was talking about becoming a scorer. While he’s correct in terms of him being unlikely to ever develop into a..." March 04
Chicago Sun-Times "Until Derrick Rose returns, the Bulls’ hopes seem to rest somewhat uncomfortably on the broad shoulders, huge heart and brittle feet of Joakim Noah. Whether a comfortable 96-85 victory against the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday at the United Center — the Bulls’ second consecutive convincing victory..." March 03
Chicago Tribune "When it comes to needing energy, teams could do worse than Joakim Noah and Nate Robinson. Some of Robinson's even occasionally comes in productive fashion on the court. Robinson's post-basket histrionics — and questionable shot selection — were in full effect during the Bulls' 96-85 victory..." March 03
CSN Chicago "“What’s going on over there?” Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau asked, as a huge contingent of media huddled around Joakim Noah’s locker. Thibodeau, who was in a rare jovial mood—at least occasionally—during his postgame press conference, knew the answer: Thursday night, the All-Star center..." March 01
CSN Philly "The Sixers have reached a tough part of their schedule, and the degree of difficulty is going to get greater with 12 of their final 14 games on the road. Thursday night against the Bulls, they got a taste of what they can expect the rest of the way. The Sixers fought an uphill battle for..." March 01
Chicago Tribune "Unlike openly emotional 76ers coach Doug Collins, Tom Thibodeau wears his monotone on his sleeve during trying times. Know your job. Do your job. The Bulls have more than enough with which to win. Thibodeau trots out all his favorite talking points, opting to fight complacency with..." March 01
Chicago Tribune "Joakim Noah has called LeBron James out for excessive celebration while with the Cavaliers and classified the Heat as "Hollywood as hell" once James made his free-agent decision and switched teams. But competitiveness and rabid rivalry aside, Noah recognizes greatness. And the season James is..." February 21
CSN Chicago "Entering the second half of the regular season with a renewed focus was the prime objective of the Bulls (31-22) and in Tuesday night’s 96-87 win over the Hornets (19-35) at New Orleans Arena, for the most part, they accomplished the task. It wasn’t pretty—wins rarely are with this blue-collar..." February 20
CSN Chicago "Joakim Noah said he hasn't slept in four days and is looking for a good night's rest tonight, but when he wakes up it will be back to business for the Bulls' All-Star center. Noah called his first All-Star Game last weekend in Houston a "great experience," noting that spending time with some of..." February 19
Chicago Tribune "Beyond the fact they were Eastern Conference All-Star teammates for the first time, the Bulls' Joakim Noah perhaps forever ended his alleged feud with the Celtics' Kevin Garnett this weekend. "KG was my favorite player growing up," Noah said matter-of-factly. Oh, sure, the two will still..." February 18
Chicago Tribune "In the second quarter of his first All-Star Game, Joakim Noah went to crash the offensive boards, thought he got fouled and immediately threw up his hands in disgust while glaring at an official. In the fourth quarter, he dropped into an intense defensive stance while isolated on Chris Paul,..." February 18
Chicago Sun-Times "Bulls forward Luol Deng was asked what advice he’d give teammate Joakim Noah, who’s making his first All-Star appearance. “It’s not that serious,” said Deng, who was named to the team for a second consecutive season. “Have fun. He’s going to have fun. Everyone has fun on the bench. When the..." February 17
Chicago Sun-Times "Those who think Joakim Noah should be home resting his foot instead of participating Sunday in the NBA All-Star Game might not realize how significant this moment is for him. Lakers center Dwight Howard understands. “Joakim was the water boy, the towel boy,” Howard said. “He really didn’t..." February 16