Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
Joakim Noah had two points and five rebounds in 24 minutes in his first game back following a 2-game absence due to an ankle injury. "I feel better but I still have a lot of work to do. Can't get frustrated with the process," he said. "Our team is definitely playing a lot better basketball right now. So just keep focusing on the positive and just keep focusing on my improvement." Noah remains confident that he will get healthy and be more productive as the season progresses. "It's going to come… no question," he says. He adds: "I know that I'm better than what I'm doing right now."