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Noah (ankle) will play Sunday against the Heat, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

This news is not a surprise since the big man was probable coming into the game, and was able to play through the ankle injury Friday against the Mavs. Even though he's good to play, it would not be a surprise to see Noah come up short of his 30 minutes per game average this season, as the ankle problem is likely still lingering.

Joakim Noah PF/C CHI 17 Hrs

Noah (ankle) is probable to play Sunday against the Heat, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

This probable designation indicates that the ankle injury Noah played through Friday is still lingering, and he will likely play through it again Sunday. His stat line from Friday was a bit disappointing, while only playing 23 minutes, so fantasy owners may want to wait until Noah looks healthier before he is deployed into lineups.

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Noah (ankle) scored six points (3-8 FG) and added seven rebounds, an assist, and two blocks in 23 minutes Friday.

Even though Noah saw only limited action in his first appearance after more than a week, but Noah owners are probably disappointed here. Noah is one of the best passing big men in the league, and many consider only notching one assist a letdown.

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Noah (ankle) will play Friday against the Mavericks, ESPN Chicago's Nick Friedell reports.

One would assume Noah will get the start alongside Pau Gasol on Friday, and those in single-season leagues should start him as usual. However, in daily leagues, it might be best to stay away as it's not clear how many minutes he will play.

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Noah (ankle) has been upgraded to questionable for Friday's game against the Mavericks, Nick Friedell of ESPN reports.

Noah was considered highly questionable, or doubtful, heading into Friday. His elevation in status is good news for his owners, although his official designation for Saturday's game won't be revealed until closer to tipoff.

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Noah (ankle) will travel with the Bulls for Friday's game at Dallas, but his chances of playing are highly questionable, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Noah is missing his fourth consecutive game Thursday due to an injured right ankle, and a fifth DNP in a row is certainly not out of the question. As long as he remains sidelined, Taj Gibson will remain in the starting lineup.

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Noah has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Spurs, Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago reports.

Noah was considered doubtful heading into the matchup, so it's not a surprise to see him ruled out. An MRI on his ankle earlier in the week came back clean, so it should only be a matter of time until the big man is back on the floor. Taj Gibson should make another start Thursday, but there's a chance Noah could be back for Friday's game in Dallas.

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Noah (ankle) has been downgraded to doubtful for Thursday's game, Bulls announcer Chuck Swirsky reports.

He was a partial participant in Wednesday's practice, but it seems unlikely that he will be able to return to game action against the Spurs. Fortunately for Chicago, Pau Gasol, Taj Gibson and Nikola Mirotic are more than capable of handling the frontcourt duties, and all three have their uses in daily leagues while Noah is out.

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Noah (ankle) was a partial participant in Wednesday's practice, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

Noah has missed three straight games while recovering from an ankle injury that's plagued him throughout the season. While he has not been ruled out for Thursday's game, it seems highly unlikely he plays after failing to put in a full practice Wednesday. The Bulls will likely be cautious with the reigning Defensive Player of the Year, who has not looked like himself for much of the season.

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Noah's (ankle) MRI looked good and he's making progress according to coach Tom Thibodeau, but he won't play Monday, ESPN Chicago reports.

Noah was already ruled out for Monday's game, but the report at least indicates that his injury doesn't appear to be major. He is considered day-to-day, with his next chance at returning coming Thursday against the Spurs.