First it was Kobe Bryant who got sanctioned because he was caught doing some trash talking with a fan in one their games, we now have Joakim Noah getting fined by the NBA after saying some harsh words to a Miami Heat fan after he was called for a foul in the crucial stretches of their game 3 match against the Miami Heat. Words such as ****** and ******** came out of Noah's mouth. These words are a no no especially when cameras are flashing from all over the arena. For sure one of those cameras are looking to catch some drama. Unfortunately, Noah got caught sprinkling those harsh and offensive words. Noah experienced a double whammy. They lost to the Heat, 96-85 and he will be fined $50,000 for the bad words he said.
As a security measure, NBA commissioner David Stern tightens up on this kind of offense because he wants the NBA to be child friendly and media friendly. Sure enough, getting caught by cameras while mouthing those words, Noah is going against the well settled rule set by the commissioner.
Noah gave in to the fan's booing. What would you expect from a loyal Heat fan who's in his home court? He has all the advantage to say something bad to an opposing player. Noah should've stayed quiet and he should have let his game do the talking. He should read some Confucian sayings such as, "A superior man is modest in his speech but exceeds in his actions." That's the perfect verse for Noah. He's won two college championships with Florida State, he should already know how to deal with this challenges perfectly.
Just to show how mature he is, he quickly apologized to the fan. He realized that both of them are victims of harsh words. No two evil things can result to a good thing. Now he will have to pay for what he did and he's willing to pay for it. Noah said:
"I got caught up. I don't mean no disrespect to anybody. I don't want to hurt anybody's feelings. Anybody who knows me knows that I'm not like that. I'm an open-minded guy. I said the wrong thing and I'm going to pay the consequences—deal with the consequences—like a man. I don't want to be a distraction to the team right now."
Here's the epic gay slur video of Joakim Noah. Just read his lips. He got caught by a camera.