Noah overcame a sore foot to sink 12-of-17 shots from the field.
Deng -- who was hospitalized before the game with complications from a spinal tap -- and Kirk Hinrich (calf injury) missing the do-or-die, first-round game.
Carlos Boozer added 17 points for the fifth-seeded Bulls, who won a Game 7 on the road road for the first time in franchise history and now go to on face defending NBA champion Miami Monday.
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