Bulls Prepare For Life Without Noah

Joakim Noah is scheduled to undergo surgery on his right thumb, which could sideline him for up to 10 weeks, Chicago Breaking Sports reports. Noah played with the injury Wednesday against the Raptors after team physicians determined he could do no further damage to the injury. He first got whacked on the thumb in late November and then aggravated the injury in early December. Look for Taj Gibson, Omer Asik and Kurt Thomas to see time at center while Noah is out. Jalen Rose on how the Bulls will deal with the absence of Joakim Noah.