Sunday Basketball Notes

Jermaine O’Neal rewriting the end to his career

Bulls center Joakim Noah has kept Chicago’s offense ticking this season, averaging a team-high 4.7 assists per game, a higher total than Bulls point guards Derrick Rose, Kirk Hinrich or D.J. Augustin. But the 6-foot-11-inch Florida product has a long way to go to be one of the most prolific passing big men ever. The most assists by a player 6-11 or taller: