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Billy Donovan defends Joakim Noah

Updated: April 28, 2011, 6:07 PM ET
ESPNChicago.com

Florida coach Billy Donovan jumped to the defense of Chicago Bulls center and former Gators star Joakim Noah, who was called a "dirty" player and "cowardly" by Indiana Pacers forward Danny Granger.

Granger leveled the accusations on Tuesday after Noah helped the Bulls eliminate the Pacers from a chippy first-round series.

"I don't know Danny Granger at all, but I do know Joakim, and I do not agree with that one bit," Donovan said Thursday on "The Waddle & Silvy Show" on ESPN ...

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