Noah says he's a go Friday vs. Jazz

Updated: February 12, 2013, 3:57 PM ET
By Nick Friedell | ESPNChicago.com

DENVER -- Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah says he will play Friday against the Utah Jazz despite ongoing issues with plantar fasciitis in his right foot. His declaration came late Thursday night after he scored just two points and grabbed five rebounds in 23 minutes during a 128-96 loss to the Denver Nuggets.

"I'll play [Friday]," he said. "[I'm] holding up. Right now it's just embarrassing the way we played and we just got to come back ready to go."

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