Joakim Noah and Tom Thibodeau: Yogis?

Joakim Noah is an instigator on the court, and has been known to lose his cool from time to time. Most recently, we saw him rub Paul Pierce the wrong way. Pierce countered with a vicious poke to the forehead, but cooler heads eventually prevailed. Thibs himself was the primary barrier between Noah and Pierce, who were both red hot.

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His calm in that moment is apparently not representative of his normal temperament. According to Noah, he thinks his coach could benefit from some spiritual healing off the court. In an interview with the Daily Beast, Noah had this to say:

Q: Coach Thibodeau always looks like he’s on the verge of an aneurism. What, if anything, could you do to calm him down? A: He looks like that whether he’s happy or sad. But I’d have him do yoga with me. He could use that.

Picturing those two bent over in awkward positions and tight pants certainly isn't a nice visual. Hopefully we will never have to actually see it, and Thibs will continue to don a suit, not Lululemons.