Joakim Noah will miss at least two weeks with a sprained left shoulder an MRI confirmed on Tuesday, the team announced.
Noah suffered the injury in the third quarter of Monday night's loss to the Brooklyn Nets.
The big man is averaging 9.7 points and 4.5 assists in December. He has only started one game this season and is averaging 4.5 points, 8.8 assists and 1.1 blocks per game on the season.
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The Bulls will play six games in the next two weeks, including a Christmas Day meeting with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Chicago sits in sixth place in the Eastern Conference with a 15–11 record.
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