Widely praised for his emotion on the court, Bulls center Joakim Noah apologized for engaging with a fan during Sunday's loss to Miami. Noah, who said he lost control of his emotions, was caught on camera shouting an anti-gay slur and using profanity in the exchange. He apologized after the game, and a spokesman for the national Human Rights Campaign said the initial outburst is "unacceptable" but they are pleased he apologized.
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The NBA handed out a $50,000 fine to Bulls center Joakim Noah on Monday after television cameras caught him on the Bulls bench as he shouted profanity and an anti-gay slur at fan during Sunday's Game 3 loss to the Miami Heat.