Noah: Rivalry more than teams

Updated: December 6, 2013, 9:24 AM ET
By Nick Friedell | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Joakim Noah is beloved in Chicago because of his attitude. He plays hard on the court and speaks his mind off it.

That was the case again Thursday night after the Chicago Bulls' 107-87 win over the Miami Heat. Noah knows it means more for his team to beat its hated rival any time they face each other.

"Always," he said. "Always. No question. I think the people in this city, there's something about when Miami comes to town. You wake up in the morning, you just feel it. ...

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