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Joahkim Noah Injury: Bulls Forward Won't Play In Game 5, According To Report

According to K.C. Johnson of the Tribune, Chicago Bulls forward Joakim Noah will be sidelined for Game 5:

Joakim Noah ditched his crutches Sunday in favor of a large walking boot to protect his severely sprained left ankle, which also will force him out of Tuesday's Game 5 at least.

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Noah suffered the ankle sprain in Game 3 and may not be able to return at any point during the current series. Omer Asik started in Noah's place for Game 4.

Game 5 is set to start at 8:30 p.m. CT in Chicago on Tuesday night.

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