Noah expected to face Portland
"Everybody's playing," Bulls head coach Vinny Del Negro said after Friday morning's shootaround. "Lu's got some swelling in his knee a little bit, but he'll be fine. Jo is Jo right now. We're just trying to manage that."
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Deng didn't practice much on Thursday and spent his time riding a stationary bike. Noah missed practice so that he could have a bone scan done on his aching left foot.
Noah is averaging 11 points and 11 rebounds a game. Deng is averaging 18 points and seven rebounds.
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