CHICAGO -- Joakim Noah got exactly what he wanted Thursday night.
When asked before the game how the Bulls could keep the Knicks from turning the contest into a track meet, the 25-year-old center answered the question as if he were being challenged.
"We want a track meet, too." he said confidently, as he buttoned up his warmups. "We're not scared of track meets. We can play that kind of style, too. We're pretty good at it."
Obviously, Noah and his teammates aren't as good at that kind of game as he thought.
The Knicks ran the Bulls up and down the floor and controlled the tempo from the outset. The Bulls looked frustrated