A lucky Reddit user ended up sitting on the end of the Chicago Bulls bench when they were in Philadelphia to play the 76ers and then recounted all the things he overheard that go on during an NBA game.
The whole post is worth your time, and it includes a conversation with Taj Gibson, and Jimmy Butler's hilarious assessment of the Sixers, but the best part is definitely his tale of Joakim Noah messing with Kirk Hinrich.
Alright, this is downright hilarious. When the game entered OT, the Bulls really started to pull away with it. For players near the end of the bench it was usually difficult for them to hear [Tom Thibodeau] shouting for them to sub in. To help fix this, the players on the bench would shout down to the end and tell that player to check-in. Noah f----- with Hinrich at the end of the game, and lied THREE TIMES that coach called for him to check in. It was hilarious, Kirk fell for it every time. Below is a link to the video of Noah trying to apologize and Kirk having none of it.
This is the dream of every NBA fan, and it looks like sitting so close to the bench lived up to every possible expectation.
- Brendan Maloy