Joakim Noah Dropped Into Tom Thibodeau’s Pre-Game Presser and Warmed Our Hearts

Ahead of Wednesday night’s game at the United Center, Knicks’ head coach Tom Thibodeau had a surprise visitor.

Joakim Noah stopped in to see his former head coach, and he even grabbed the last question of the pre-game press conference. The Bulls legend asked Thibodeau if he’d go to Derrick Rose’s wedding even though he didn’t go to his. After pausing for a second, Thibodeau quickly replied “next question!”

The two then laughed and stood up to share an embrace. For Bulls fans, it was just enough to form a singular happy tear.

Check out the moment below:

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Elias Schuster is the Lead Chicago Bulls writer at Bleacher Nation. He started with BN full-time in 2019 immediately after graduating from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign with a degree in Journalism (yes, he started with the Jim Boylen Era). Since joining, Elias has been the driving force behind Bulls and NBA content for both the site and social accounts. You can follow him on Twitter/X @Schuster_Elias.

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