Ronnie Brewer sits; Joakim Noah starts

Updated: April 14, 2011, 2:15 AM ET
By Nick Friedell | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Chicago Bulls guard Ronnie Brewer missed Wednesday's 97-92 win against the New Jersey Nets because of a sprained thumb, and Joakim Noah started despite a sore right ankle.

Brewer sprained the thumb on Tuesday night during the second quarter of a game against the New York Knicks while diving for a loose ball. He had X-rays that came back negative. An MRI did not reveal any significant injury, and surgery was ruled out.

Brewer said Tuesday that he is determined to play ...

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