Noah appeared to re-injure his foot during Game 1 on Saturday night, but will apparently give it a go on Monday
Even with a plantar fasciitis injury that appeared to act up in the 2nd half of the Nets' playoff Game 1 win over the Bulls two days ago, Chicago center Joakim Noah will try to play in Game 2 tonight, but will be on a "minutes limit", according to his coach Tom Thibodeau. After 13 mainly ineffective minutes on Saturday at the Barclays Center, Noah immediately said that he would play in the series' 2nd game, but it's anyone's guess how effective he'll be.
From Noah, via the Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson, regarding the center's injury: "I'm all right."
"Um, everything [hurts]. Just a lot of ice...stretching, massage, accupuncture."
Noah will clearly be hamstrung in terms of how much he will be able to contribute to the Bulls this evening, but his mere presence is intimidating in the paint. It'll be interesting to see his impact on this game.