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Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 at 9:40 am  |  9 responses

Joakim Noah Sorry for Cussing Out the Refs (VIDEO)

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah was ejected in the third quarter of last night’s 99-70 loss in Sacramento. Noah then proceeded to lose his mind. The big fella was apologetic after the fact. Per CSN Chicago:

“I’m really disappointed. I shouldn’t have acted that way. I apologize, I’m sorry to all three referees out there. They’re out there trying to do their jobs and I should never have said the things that I said. I hope they accept my apology and I hope I can move on from this,” Noah explained. “I think I was just frustrated with the game. You gotta give Sacramento a lot of credit. They played really well, they deserve to win and we’ve got to step it up, but I think I was just frustrated with the way the game was going. I was frustrated with the call, but it doesn’t give me the right to do what I did. I deserve to get ejected, and it was just a bad decision on my part.”

Noah is likely to be fined for his actions, but it remains to be seen whether he’ll be suspended for the Bulls’ next game, Tuesday evening in Phoenix, where they will face the Suns.

“I don’t know what’s going to happen, but I just want to apologize,” Noah said.

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  • pposse

    that was a tirade for the ages

  • MindistheMaster

    Would have been perfectly fine with it if it had been directed at a referee like Joey Crawford.

  • spit hot fiyah

    going hard with that index finger! not a good look, larry sanders taught us the the thumb is the way to go

  • fruizm

    Its like you know what article SLAM is going to post before everyone…you have all the pictures ready!!

  • Lloyd

    Word. That’s some finger pointing that Nazi Germany would be proud of.

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  • JJ Jones

    Joey crawford belongs in prison not reffing in the nba. Come to think of it why is the nba the only sport where referres have home/away specific stats?

  • Infinite33

    ”F√¢k you! F√¢k you! F√¢k you! You’re cool! And f√¢k you! I’m out”.

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