In the wake of Eddy Curry's monastery diet and will he/won't he return talks and Ty Thomas's injuried shoulder, it's time to talk about the butterfly effect of that disastrous Isiah Thomas trade which led to those three (counting Utah's freebie in 2010) first rounders that left the Mecca back in the good ole year of 2005.
Today, on November 10th, 2009...it looks like Joachim Noah, pupil of the Billy D design and son of the great Yannick Noah, ended up being THE BEST PLAYER OUT OF THAT DEAL. Yes, you read that correctly.
Like many others, I thought Noah was good enough to be this generation's version of the Junkyard Dog, only with more hair and less Baraka. Looks like I wasn't the only one who was wrong about that one:
That's one less piece that Derrick Rose'll need to pull the Bulls into championship form. Now, what's Dwayne Wade up to?? Hmmmm.....