Deng rests, Noah, Belinelli return for Bulls

Updated: April 7, 2013, 7:48 PM ET
Associated Press

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Chicago forward Luol Deng, the NBA's leader in minutes played per game, missed the Bulls' game at Detroit on Sunday with a hip injury.

Coach Tom Thibodeau says the injury has been building up over time and Deng's night off is "more precautionary."

Deng plays 39.2 minutes per game and is averaging a team-best 16.7 points in 70 games this season. The Bulls are fifth in the Eastern Conference and are battling Brooklyn and Atlanta for the fourth seed and a chance ...

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