Joakim Noah out vs. Sixers

Updated: May 8, 2012, 9:54 PM ET
By Nick Friedell | ESPNChicago.com

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah shot free throws without a brace on his sprained left ankle at shootaround but was out for Game 5 Tuesday against the Philadelphia 76ers after being a game-time decision.

Omer Asik started. The Bulls are down 3-1 in their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series against the eighth-seed 76ers and could be eliminated Tuesday night.

Noah sprained his ankle badly in Game 3 Friday night after stepping on the foot ...

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