Joakim Noah was probably a little angry at the state of Ohio given the current, heated Bulls-Cavs series. But he really stepped in something this time.
Noah on bench watching Cardale Jones on the public address mic mouthed, "you ain't in the SEC"— Anthony Lima (@SportsBoyTony) May 7, 2015
Noah, of course, is a former SEC athlete himself. The Ohio State quarterback was quick to respond to the former Florida Gator:
@JoakimNoah watch yo mouth before I give you these hands chump— Cardale Jones (@CJ12_) May 7, 2015
I'm at @JoakimNoah neck the rest of the series for that comment— Cardale Jones (@CJ12_) May 7, 2015
Other OSU players are getting into the act.
12 ain't got no chill for @ Joakim Noah— Jamarco Jones (@jjones_74) May 7, 2015
Your thoughts, Joakim?
Joakim on Cardale Jones: "I didn't know who that was til this morning."— jon greenberg (@jon_greenberg) May 7, 2015
During the series' next game, Noah had a rough time. Cardale took notice.
Mannnnn I know @JoakimNoah tired of getting dunked on— Cardale Jones (@CJ12_) May 10, 2015
I see @JoakimNoah here to play dodgeball— Cardale Jones (@CJ12_) May 10, 2015
And after LeBron James hit the game-winner for Jones' hometown team:
Paybacks a _____!!! #KingJames— Cardale Jones (@CJ12_) May 10, 2015
SB Nation presents: As the NBA playoffs intensify, so do the fights