For Chicago Bulls To Contend, Joakim Noah Needs To Grab Some Bench

November 19th, 2010 by Ed Leiser Leave a reply »
You have to be happy with a Chicago Bulls team currently over .500 and playing good basketball in the middle of their always daunting "circus trip."

But how long will Bulls fans be smiling?

The circus trip always gives Bulls fans headaches, but there's another future headache on the horizon if Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau doesn't change his current player rotation.

Joakim Noah, arguably the league's most improved player over the last 15 months, needs to play 75+ games for the Bulls to contend for a No. 4 seed in the Eastern Conference.

The Bulls need Noah in April, not November.

With the exception of Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah is the M.V.B. (Most Valuable Bull) of this team.

If you just glanced at the headline of this article, you might think I'm crazy to suggest Noah needs to sit on the bench.

I'm not.

Noah is a fantastic player and continues to get better each and every day.  What he brings the Bulls from a defensive standpoint can't be matched, and his rebounding ability is second to none (except for league-leader Kevin Love that is; Noah is second in the NBA in rebounds with a ...

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