On Wednesday, the Bulls will face Deng for the first time since he was traded to Cleveland earlier this month.
"I love Luol," Noah said. "He's my brother. But when that ball goes up, he's not going to be my brother."
OK, so Noah won't go easy on his former teammate on the court. But his friendship with Deng has earned a spot among the top Chicago sports bromances.Want more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye Sports' Facebook page. RedEye