Rare is the NBA owner that goes on record to discuss player personnel decisions. Even rarer is the NBA owner that goes on record to justify any transactions, especially to the point of criticizing an ex-player that has since been set free.
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That sort of precedent didn’t get in the way of Chicago Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf from deciding to label former Bulls center Joakim Noah as “not a frontline guy” while talking to media on the days before his induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame. Noah, who played for Chicago from 2007 through last season prior to signing a four-year, $72 million deal with his hometown New York Knicks, decided to tactfully and accurately answer to Reinsdorf’s dig on Wednesday:
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“He’s entitled to his opinion,’’ Noah said. “I feel I have no regrets about my time in Chicago. I gave it everything I had. To me that’s all that matters. I did