Joakim Noah scored 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the injury-ravaged Chicago Bulls to a 99-93 victory over the Brooklyn Nets and into the second round of the NBA playoffs.
Joakim Noah (C) and Nate Robinson (R) of the Chicago Bulls celebrate their 99-93 win over the Brooklyn Nets during Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at the Barclays Center May 4, 2013 in New York. The victory in the best-of-seven first-round series earned the Bulls a second-round clash with reigning NBA champions Miami
Facing a do-or-die seventh game, Noah asserted himself in every facet of the contest connecting on 12-of-17 shots from the field and also blocking six shots.
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