Joakim Noah scored 13 points with 18 rebounds, seven assists and five blocks as the Bulls defeated the Bobcats, 93-85, at the United Center. Luol Deng returned after missing the previous five games and scored 12 points in 31 minutes. Jimmy Butler paced Chicago off the bench with 19, while Nate Robinson added 15. The Bulls won for the fourth time in their last five to move to 27-and-17. Ben Gordon and Kemba Walker each scored 18 points for the Bobcats. Charlotte shot just under 40-percent from the field as they fell to 11-and-33.