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Joakim Noah returns to 'point center' role

CHICAGO -- Joakim Noah was back in his comfort zone on Friday night. Without Derrick Rose (knee), Pau Gasol (illness) and Taj Gibson going down with an ankle injury after just nine minutes, the remaining Bulls had to pull together and do a little more. For Noah, that meant he was back in a familiar role as a "point center," a role he played extremely well over the last two years without Rose on the floor. With Noah back at the high post, he looked more confident on the floor racking up 11 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists in a 96-89 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
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Joakim Noah finally starting to feel healthy - Joakim Noah (F/C) Chicago Bulls

Joakim Noah acknowledged after Thursday's win over the Cavs that he's feeling better and better, physically as the season goes on.

Noah looking more like himself at break

CHICAGO -- Before jetting off to his Jamaican vacation, Joakim Noah knew he had to keep his mind focused on basketball for one more night. After a season full of ups and downs, the emotional leader of the Chicago Bulls wanted to make one last point before the All-Star Break. "We've been really playing pretty s----y basketball lately," Noah acknowledged after Thursday night's 113-98 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. "So just to get a good quality win .

Bulls' search for answers starts with D

HOUSTON -- Long after most of his teammates had showered, dressed and made their way out of the quiet visitor's locker room inside Toyota Center late Wednesday night, Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah sat with his eyes closed and his hands pushed together, still dressed in his game shorts. A few more minutes went by as Noah alternated between staring off into space and checking the harsh box score returns of his team's third loss in a row, a 101-90 defeat to the Houston Rockets.

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