LeBron James attracts many pests, but Joakim Noah might be the best player to ever beef with him

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  • Published: 09 October 2019
  • The Chicago Bulls were really good for a little while there. With Joakim Noah, Derrick Rose, and Luol Deng leading the way, the Bulls had some elite seasons ... like, better than whichever team LeBron James was on at the time. But in every instance, Noah's Bulls ran into LeBron on one of his many runs to the NBA Finals.

    Like so many other LeBron victims, Noah developed a beef with The King. What made his unique? Well, for one, he was a much better player in his prime than some other irritants. And besides that, Noah's personality is distinct: Annoying, yet sensitive; prone to dishing out disrespect, but also liable to react when disrespected. All that adds up to several playoff runs full of grappling, bickering, and trash-talking the city of Cleveland. It's a pretty good beef.

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Comments • 1 045

  • Robert Jacobson
    Robert Jacobson  21 hours back

    Good video. Very interesting.

    • Jose Ramirez
      Jose Ramirez  2 days back

      How is it a rivalry when it's one sided win? What a dumb way to make a video 🙄

      • Pennywise Wadford
        Pennywise Wadford  2 days back

        Beef between James and his hairline please.

        • Blake Vickrey
          Blake Vickrey  2 days back

          At about 1:00 ....Editorial note: DeShawn Stevenson's 2011 Mavericks beat LeBron's Heat in the Finals.......so his playoff runs against LeBron had a different outcome

          • . xMOHAWKx98
            . xMOHAWKx98  3 days back

            pat mcafee beef vs troy polamalu c gap

            • Chris A
              Chris A  3 days back

              Damn lebron whooped the bulls ass so many times i lost count

              • Asher Hetch
                Asher Hetch  3 days back

                Danny Green, The nicest guy in the NBA

                • Deon Davis
                  Deon Davis  3 days back

                  What's the name of the instrumental thatbplayed at the end???

                  • Jake Brodsky
                    Jake Brodsky  4 days back

                    More NHL beef! We can actually see fights in those. Do probert and domi. Just cuz there’s respect between doesn’t mean it wasn’t some beef too.

                    • Jr Varela
                      Jr Varela  5 days back

                      Favre and Rodgers

                      • John Lepa
                        John Lepa  6 days back

                        Joe Kim hahaha iTs WAKEEM

                        • Christopher Fair
                          Christopher Fair  6 days back

                          Pretty one sided "beef" tbh, really.

                          • Random Guy
                            Random Guy  7 days back

                            I go to Cleveland because my aunt lives there

                            • Kidd khamalah
                              Kidd khamalah  1 weeks back

                              Paul Pierce"am i a joke to you?"

                              • chase deavil
                                chase deavil  1 weeks back

                                Dak vs a reasonable paycheck

                                • Sean Blaze
                                  Sean Blaze  1 weeks back

                                  Potential Beefs:
                                  Lebron James vs Phil Jackson
                                  Ray Allen vs Rajon Rondo
                                  Kobe Bryant vs Karl Malone
                                  Bad Boy Pistons vs The NBA (potential 3 part series)
                                  Reggie Miller vs New York Knicks
                                  King Mo vs Rampage Jackson
                                  Tito Ortiz vs Chuck Liddell
                                  Shaq vs Kobe (potential 3 part series)
                                  Lebron James vs Draymond Green
                                  UNC vs Duke (basketball some form or fashion)
                                  Sean Avery vs Darcy Tucker

                                  • reggie5687
                                    reggie5687  2 weeks back

                                    Beef History: T-Bone steak vs New York Strip

                                    • LaFlamme
                                      LaFlamme  2 weeks back

                                      We need beef on Joel and KAT!!!!

                                      • Steven Teen
                                        Steven Teen  2 weeks back

                                        i cant wait for Kat Vs embiid Rivalry video

                                        • Luging Petgalu
                                          Luging Petgalu  2 weeks back

                                          Beef History: KAT vs Joel Embiid (its been going on for a while)

                                          • Achmad Syarief Hidayatullah Amiruddin

                                            Embiid vs Kat maybe?? 🤔

                                            • Kumar Facey
                                              Kumar Facey  2 weeks back

                                              Can you do KAT and Embiid?! 😁

                                              • Mo Kush
                                                Mo Kush  3 weeks back

                                                I remember watching a game with Joakims dad in the stands during an interview. I miss when Noah was a great defensive, passing, and decent mid range jumper back then. Very physical and emotional.

                                                • TOAST Thoughts Of A Stoner Tube

                                                  Why haven't you guys done Durant vs. Westbrook BEEF??

                                                  • Jude Hindi
                                                    Jude Hindi  3 weeks back

                                                    Come on




                                                    Liverpool or Man U

                                                    Or spurs vs Arsenal






                                                    Ya gotta do it

                                                    • Henry J
                                                      Henry J  3 weeks back

                                                      Beef History: The Boston Celtics Big 3

                                                      • Leo Schenk
                                                        Leo Schenk  3 weeks back

                                                        This might be my favorite beef video because it's not about beef between two people where one had absolutely nothing to say about the other other than beef

                                                        • Daniel Meeker
                                                          Daniel Meeker  3 weeks back

                                                          Beef History: Al Davis/Marcus Allen from the late 80s/early 90s.

                                                          • John B
                                                            John B  3 weeks back

                                                            Reminds me of the thing that always makes Jordan the GOAT: the list of players and great teams that never got a ring because of him

                                                            • Gaining Ground
                                                              Gaining Ground  3 weeks back

                                                              Assumption: "but he really really really hated playing against him" .. where you read that at? Sensationalist.

                                                              • Brad Moore
                                                                Brad Moore  3 weeks back

                                                                It’s funny he said “ love him on your team hate him on the opponents” but I hated him on my team

                                                                • Nicholas Kudin
                                                                  Nicholas Kudin  3 weeks back

                                                                  this guy does hella research and you can tell he takes time to make his videos. well done

                                                                  • Marc Bibanga
                                                                    Marc Bibanga  3 weeks back

                                                                    Joakim Noah and Lance Stephenson both share the same vitriol for LeBron. 😂

                                                                    • Nick Drew
                                                                      Nick Drew  3 weeks back

                                                                      Drew doughty vs matthew tkachuk

                                                                      • Michael Greeley
                                                                        Michael Greeley  3 weeks back

                                                                        Matthew Tkachuck vs Drew Doughty

                                                                        • Cephalon JD
                                                                          Cephalon JD  3 weeks back

                                                                          Am i the only one who thinks joakim pronounces as “hoakim”?

                                                                          • CodyS777
                                                                            CodyS777  3 weeks back

                                                                            Lebron is a pos! He is a dictatorship oppressive government supporting scumbag! Anybody who supports Lebum can come find me and do something about it!

                                                                            • Zach Kostoff
                                                                              Zach Kostoff  4 weeks back

                                                                              Dame vs Russ?

                                                                              • Demar Derozan
                                                                                Demar Derozan  4 weeks back

                                                                                1000 comment

                                                                                • Slight Design ツ
                                                                                  Slight Design ツ  4 weeks back

                                                                                  Beef history...

                                                                                  [ Chipotle ] and [ toilet ]

                                                                                  • Zachary Niedzwiecki
                                                                                    Zachary Niedzwiecki  4 weeks back

                                                                                    U should’ve shown the posterizer he had in the 2010 series

                                                                                    • HuskyWarrior 0029
                                                                                      HuskyWarrior 0029  4 weeks back

                                                                                      Beef : Anthony Bennett/kwame brown and basketball

                                                                                      • MAKnificent TheGreat
                                                                                        MAKnificent TheGreat  4 weeks back

                                                                                        My bad, thought I'd been subscribed!

                                                                                        • Jordan Walsh
                                                                                          Jordan Walsh  4 weeks back

                                                                                          I love that clip of him clapping in bosh’s face lol

                                                                                          • okay
                                                                                            okay  4 weeks back

                                                                                            Playing for Chicago saying Cleveland is bad 😂

                                                                                            • Carl Cornel
                                                                                              Carl Cornel  4 weeks back

                                                                                              Lebronto or LeBulls

                                                                                              • Evanite
                                                                                                Evanite  4 weeks back

                                                                                                Coincidentally, Deshawn Stevenson actually beat LeBron in the 2011 Finals.

                                                                                                • john hand
                                                                                                  john hand  4 weeks back

                                                                                                  he's at the hotdog stand at a camp dawg he went to far