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Is he, or isn’t he? Despite saying his knee “still isn’t feeling right” and that he can’t dunk yet, eyewitnesses say Derrick Rose looked “really good” and is “ready to go” after participating in his first 5-on-5 scrimmage at practice on Monday.
According to ESPN Chicago:
Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose looked “real good” during his first 5-on-5 drills of the season on Monday as he recovers from ACL surgery, a source said.
Rose had been cleared for regular contact for weeks, but the Bulls’ first post-All-Star break practice gave the team a chance for a full scrimmage at the Berto Center before departing for New Orleans.
He looked “really good,” said the source, who watched the entire practice. “I’m still not sure when he’s going to play but he’s ready to go.”
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Finally some good news for Bulls fans! According to @KCJHoop, Derrick Rose participated in 5 on 5 practice earlier today. One can conclude that there was no setbacks from Monday’s 5 on 5 practice, and that is a positive step towards his return. ESPNChicago reported that a source close to the Bulls thought that Rose looked “really good” on Monday. Combining the fact that...
Derrick Rose issued a statement Thursday to distance himself from his brother’s criticism of the Chicago Bulls.
Rose’s brother and manager, Reggie Rose, criticized the Bulls for not making any moves at the trade deadline to help propel the team past the defending champion Miami Heat.
“What have you pieced together? Have you made any moves? Have you made any trades to get better...
Rose is getting closer to returning, but there is no need to push it. He should only come back when he is comfortable. That could be a week from now or next season, but he is taking the proper baby steps.
Derrick Rose checked off another box for a possible return to action. He practiced five-on-five for the first time this season on Monday afternoon.
Rose had been cleared for...
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Scottish college student Brendan got the chance to fly to Chicago after winning an adidas “All In” contest to meet his basketball idol, Derrick Rose, and take in a Chicago Bulls game. Not many fans can say they got to spend the day beating D Rose in games of 1-on-1 and h-o-r-s-e, check out Brendan’s ‘life-changing’ experience:
Will he or won’t he? That’s the question on every Bulls fan mind’s since Derrick Rose let it be known the possibility of not coming back at all this season. Monday he took another step forward towards the eventual return, participating in 5-on-5 scrimmage for the first time since tearing his ACL in April 2012.
According to ESPN Chicago:
Derrick Rose participated in five-on...
The Bulls had seven- to eight-minute five-on-five drills on Monday in which Derrick Rose took part.
Bulls star Derrick Rose is managed by his older brother Reggie. Derrick is still working his way back from a torn ACL that occurred during last season’s playoffs but his brother feels the franchise isn’t doing enough to surround Rose with quality players. As yesterday’s trade deadline passed with no movement from Chicago, Reggie let it be known he wasn’t happy.
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The Chicago Bulls, who were set to be over the luxury tax for the first time ever, may look to avoid that now with Derrick Rose’s return this season questionable.
According to Ken Berger, CBS Sports:
For that reason, sources say the Bulls are open to moving Rip Hamilton in a deal that makes sense and saves them a year on the repeater-tax rolls.