Brooklyn Nets' Brook Lopez, right, fouls the Bulls' Joakim Noah, center, while Nets' Gerald Wallace watches during the second half of Game 1 in a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 20, 2013 in New York. The Nets beat the Bulls 106-89.
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After describing the pain in his right foot on Friday, just about everyone assumed Joakim Noah would miss Game 1 against Brooklyn, and maybe beyond. But Noah made a quick recovery and ended up in the starting lineup.