CHICAGO (CBS) — In light of the terrible Sandy Hook shooting spree, Bulls forward Joakim Noah is holstering his signature “pistol popping” celebration for good.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Semi Truck Slides Into Ditch Due To Snowy Conditions On Tri-State Tollway
Ryan Baker sat down with Noah at his home last week, the day before the massacre in Connecticut.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Runner Training For Boston Marathon Braves The Snow Along Chicago's Lakefront
At that time, Noah said he didn’t think his “fake gun” routine on the court would encourage someone to commit a crime with a firearm.
He did say he was very concerned about inner-city gun violence here in Chicago.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather Alert: Dangerous Driving Conditions With Snow Causing Low Visibility For Friday Commute
Noah has been involved first-hand with the Peace Basketball Tournament on the South Side.