Joakim Noah says thumb feels OK

Updated: March 7, 2014, 2:29 PM ET
By Nick Friedell | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Joakim Noah wore a taped wrap over his ailing right thumb, but he said he will play through any pain he may have.

"It was cool," he said of Thursday's checkup, which revealed a sprain. "I got an MRI. I'm good."

Noah tore ligaments in the same thumb during the 2010-11 season and tried to play through the pain but ultimately had to have surgery a few weeks later. He missed two months.

He does not believe the problems are the same, and Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said ...

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