Bulls C Noah returns from left shoulder injury
CHICAGO (AP) Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg says center Joakim Noah will play Monday night against the Washington Wizards.
Noah had been sidelined by a left shoulder sprain. He missed nine games after he got hurt in the third quarter of a 105-102 loss to Brooklyn on Dec. 21.
Noah, the 2014 NBA Defensive Player of the Year, is averaging 4.5 points and 8.8 rebounds in 25 games this season.