Joakim Noah Ejected from Game vs. Kings, Drops F-Bomb on Each Ref Before Exit

John DornCorrespondent IIIFebruary 3, 2014

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Updates from Tuesday, Feb. 4

Actions have consequences, as Joakim Noah has now learned. 

After his outburst—and you could probably find a more extreme word to describe his reaction to being ejected—Noah has now been fined by the league, according to Yahoo! Sports' Marc J. Spears: 

Those are some expensive F-bombs. 

Noah has commented on his fine. Via K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune:


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Joakim Noah has never been one to keep his emotions bottled up. On Monday night, we saw a prime example of that going terribly wrong.

Noah wasn't exactly thrilled with the officiating during the third quarter of the Chicago Bulls' matchup with the Sacramento Kings.

Noah offered a postgame apology for the incident, via the Chicago Tribune:

I shouldn't have acted that way. I apologize, I'm sorry to all three of the referees out there. They're trying to do their jobs. ... I hope they accept my apology and I hope we can move on from this.

The premature exit ended Noah's double-digit rebounding streak at 18 games, per K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune.