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The Chicago Bulls were without Joakim Noah, Carlos Boozer and Kirk Hinrich, but they didn't miss them. Three Bulls double-doubled in a 93-76 win over the Atlanta Hawks.
Taj Gibson was huge with 19 points and 19 boards. Gibson also added two assists, a steal and three blocks in 45 minutes.
Jimmy Butler started, scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds with two assists, three steals and a three in 46 minutes. He's a must-own player at this point.
Luol Deng poured in 25 points, 14 rebounds, five assists, four steals, two blocks and three 3-pointers. Monstrous.
Nate Robinson also started, scoring 20 points, dishing eight assists, and knocking down four threes in 41 minutes.
Noah's timetable to return from plantar fasciitis in his right foot isn't clear. Boozer (hamstring) is the closest to coming back. Hinrich could be out for a week after having his elbow drained.
Photo: Gibson's Facebook.
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Tweet The Chicago Bulls were in Indianapolis Monday for a matchup with the Indiana Pacers and for the third game in a row the Bulls were without All-Star center Joakim Noah due to plantar fasciitis in his right foot. Noah, who traveled with the team, chose to sport an interesting ensemble to take in [...]
According to Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago, Bulls center Joakim Noah, who was inactive tonight in Indiana, was escorted off the floor by team security after somebody from the league office didn’t approve of his outfit for the night…yes, his outfit. His skinny jean/sweater/blazer combo just wasn’t cutting it according to the league office. After spending some time in the locker...
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah was sidelined for Friday's game against Brooklyn because of plantar fasciitis, according to CSNChicago.com, and it's unclear how long he will be out. Noah had this same problem in 2009-2010 as well. Plantar fasciitis is a condition that affects the bottom of the foot. Noah is averaging 12.1 points and 11.3 rebounds this season, both of...
Joakim Noah was sidelined Friday night in Brooklyn due to plantar fasciitis in his right foot and has no timetable on a return:
According to Nick Friedell, ESPN Chicago:
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah missed Friday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets because of plantar fasciitis in his right foot, and is unsure when he will return to the lineup.
Noah dealt with the condition...
Chicago Bulls forward Joakim Noah missed last night’s game against the Brooklyn Nets last night with a foot injury, and it appears that he’s once again dealing with plantar fasciitis, according to Aggrey Sam of CSN Chicago.Noah could be dealing with a bout of plantar fasciitis, the ailment that plagued the All-Star center in his left foot during the 2009-10 season.Noah didn’t...
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah will likely not play Monday night against the Indiana Pacers because of plantar fasciitis. "I don't think I'll be able to go," Noah told the Chicago Tribune after Monday morning's shootaround at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. "I'm moving in the right direction. Give it a couple more days and try to go on Thursday."...
Joakim Noah is having a career season for the Chicago Bulls and was selected a reserve in this month's All-Star game.
ATLANTA -- "I'm exhausted!" Taj Gibson said, breaking into a huge smile. "I'm exhausted!" He had just scored 19 points and grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds in 45 minutes against the Atlanta Hawks after going the full 48 minutes in Friday's loss to the Brooklyn Nets. The Chicago Bulls, playing without three of their starters for the second consecutive...
The Chicago Bulls were without three starters for Saturday night's game against the Atlanta Hawks.
Guard Kirk Hinrich, center Joakim Noah and forward Carlos Boozer did not play for the second straight game.
Coach Tom Thibodeau said Hinrich had a procedure in Chicago on Saturday to have an infection cleaned out of his right elbow. Hinrich is expected to miss about a week.
The Chicago Bulls missed Joakim Noah, Carlos Boozer and Kirk Hinrich in Friday's loss to the Brooklyn Nets.
Noah was out with plantar fasciitis, and he's not sure when he'll be back. Boozer sat with a hamstring injury. An injured elbow kept Hinrich out.
Taj Gibson was huge with 16 points, nine rebounds, two assists and two blocks in 48 minutes. He is a must pickup...
The Chicago Bulls will be without at least two starters against the Atlanta Hawks.
Coach Tom Thibodeau says guard Kirk Hinrich had a procedure in Chicago on Saturday to have an infection cleaned out of his right elbow. Thibodeau says he expects Hinrich to miss about a week.
Hinrich, center Joakim Noah and forward Carlos Boozer missed Friday night's loss to Brooklyn with injuries...
Luol Deng and Taj Gibson were exhausted and determined to stay on the floor. They kept playing in the final minutes, long after the Chicago Bulls had secured another win.
Deng said the starters in a patchwork lineup were determined to finish what they started.
Deng had 25 points and 14 rebounds, and the short-handed Bulls used their stifling defense to shut down the Atlanta Hawks...
By: John Fortney – Staff Writer (@jfort753)
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The Chicago Bulls are currently a mess with Joakim Noah, Kirk Hinrich, Carlos Boozer, and Derrick Rose all currently out, but the good news is that their replacements are very nice plays in the meantime…
Joakim Noah – Out indefinitely. The dreaded “Out indefinitely”...