Joakim Noah won Defensive Player of the Year honors in a landslide last year, receiving 100 of a possible 125 first-place votes over Roy Hibbert and DeAndre Jordan.
Surrounded by small children at the Major Adams Community Center, walking distance from the United Center, aside from his seven-foot height, Bulls’ All-Star center Joakim Noah fit right in.
As well as Joakim Noah played en route to winning Defensive Player of the Year and making his second consecutive All-Star Game appearance, as much as an improvement Sixth Man of the Year runner-up
As if Bulls fans didn't have a reason to get loud at Game 2 between the Bulls and Wizards, the crowd at the United Center witnessed a special moment between Joakim Noah and Dikembe Mutombo.
Knowing how much he disdains individual attention outside of a team concept—contrasting with his outgoing personality — it was predictable that Joakim Noah tried to deflect praise for his NB