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Joakim Noah

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    October 30, 2013

    Heat Celebrate Championship, Beat Chicago Bulls 107-95 in Derrick Rose's Return

    Meet your new Miami Heat, much like your old Miami Heat. On the night the Miami Heat received their championship rings and raised the third championship banner, they also managed to fit in a basketball game, taking the season opener against the Chicago Bulls 107-95. Seven players scored in double fi ... More >>

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    October 24, 2013
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    May 9, 2013

    Who Is the Middle-Finger Lady Making All Miami Heat Fans Proud This Morning? UPDATED

    Middle-finger lady: Riptide salutes you, for you are truly the soul of Miami embodied. Your patterned silk shirt: Glorious. Your tan: Immaculate. Your leather purse, gold jewelry and white pants: Perhaps wrong for a basketball contest, but oh so right. And your look of pure glee as you shove your ... More >>

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    May 9, 2013

    Filomena Tobias, Heat Middle-Finger Lady, Has Drug-, Death-, and Divorce-Filled Past

    Turns out Filomena Tobias, the woman captured in that now-iconic photo flipping off Joakim Noah during last night's Heat-Bulls game, might be the most bizarrely interesting woman in the world. How bizarrely interesting? Well, this is the nut graph from a 2008 New York magazine story about the death ... More >>

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    February 22, 2013

    Heat Wins Ninth Straight, Spanks Bulls 86-67

    Chicago might be best known for its deep-dish pizza, but Thursday night in Miami, it was their turnovers that the Heat found delicious. Mmmmmm! Capitalizing on 27 Chicago mistakes, Miami was able to breeze to a 86-67 victory over the Bulls for its ninth straight win.Hollywood as hell, bro.

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    January 3, 2013
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    April 20, 2012

    Heat Take Down Bulls In Chippy Affair

    Last night's game between the Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls at the American Airlines Arena was as close to a playoff atmosphere as you're going to get in a game that was mostly meaningless, but also mostly amazeballs.Spurred by LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, Miami took down the Bulls 83-72 in a game t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    NBA Lockout! A Brief History of Players Moonlighting as Rappers, Rockers, and Queens

    Shaq in drag!​Basketball fans are pissed. NBA Commissioner David Stern calls the lockout a "big charade," admitting that the 2011-2012 is in jeopardy because "the union is ratcheting up." Alex "Rube" Rubin, the YouTube rapper whose "NBA Lockout Anthem" has become a collective battle cry for seaso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Michael Irvin Gets Shirtless and Candid for Gay Magazine

    ​Joakim Noah aside, lots of sports stars are coming out in favor of GLBT rights. Few however are willing to take their convictions far enough to end up shirtless and oiled on the cover of a gay magazine. Then again, Miami Hurricanes legend Michael Irvin has never been like most athletes. In a reve ... More >>

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    May 26, 2011

    Tim Hardaway Approves of How Joakim Noah Handled Anti-Gay Outburst

    ​The Chicago Bulls' Joakim Noah's "fuck you, faggot" outburst during the Eastern Conference Finals against the Miami Heat was one thing (certainly an inexcusable thing, but not something that necessarily makes him a raging homophobe). Tim Hardaway's 2007 outburst in which he stated, "I h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Joakim Noah, Odd Future, and the Politics of the Word "Faggot"

    ​It's a weird week for the word "faggot," ain't it? The Chicago Bull's Joakim Noah just got fined a discounted $50,000 for addressing an unruly Heat fan as such during game three of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals in Miami on Sunday. Meanwhile, Goblin, the proper debut album of Tyler, the Creato ... More >>

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    May 24, 2011

    Heat-Bulls Game 4/Election-Results Live Blog-a-palooza

    ​Big night in Miami tonight. On one side, the Miami Heat hosting the Chicago Bulls in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. On the other, the Miami-Dade elections. What's a good Miamian to do? Watch the game? Check on the election results?Well, don't fret, good citizen. Just stay with us t ... More >>

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    May 23, 2011

    Charles Barkley Flips Off Miami Heat Fans Chanting "Barkley Sucks"

    ​Charles Barkley has been flapping his mouth all season by taking any shot possible at the Miami Heat. The man simply finds any opening possible to criticize the team. Needless to say, he's not exactly a popular man in Miami.Last night, he was forced outside in front of the AA Arena to host TNT's ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011

    Chicago Bulls Have A Hollering Advantage Over the Miami Heat

    Because this is the NBA and we do a lot of screaming around here!​Which team will win the Eastern Conference Finals won't come down to how great the Miami Heat's big three perform or how wonderfully efficient the Chicago Bulls' bench mob execute their tenacious defensive and rebounding skills. No ... More >>

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    April 19, 2010

    Here Is Kevin Garnett Elbowing Quentin Richardson's Face (And Giving The Heat A Chance To Win Game 2)

    The Celtics already had Game One on lock down. All Quentin Richardson was doing was running his mouth a little during trash time. And yet enraged silly man-child Kevin Garnett couldn't keep it together. You've probably watched this highlight 15 times by now since Saturday (especially because it's ... More >>

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    March 26, 2010

    Miami Heat vs. Chicago Bulls: Moving On Up

    ​Jermaine O'Neal must be an avid reader of Riptide, because last night it looked like he was motivated by one of our posts when he led the Heat to one of its most lopsided victories of the season. The team ripped the Bulls a new one to the tune of 103-74.O'Neal got to the business of kic ... More >>

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