Originally written July 24, 2012 on PRO HOOPS CENTRAL:
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The upcoming NBA campaign for the Chicago Bulls, will consist of two distinct segments; the first part will be as the club plays without All-Star guard Derrick Rose, while the second will begin when the former NBA MVP returns to the court for the Bulls. Rose is recovering from surgery to repair his torn left ACL, soon after the injury occurred in the opening game of the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. The franchise is hoping that their starter will return around the All-Star game break, so their mission now is to build a team that can keep them near the top of the NBA Central Division, until Rose can get back on the court. Earlier this month, Chicago went “Back To The Future” as the team signed former Bulls point guard Kirk Hinrich to a two-year deal, making him the most probable player on the roster heading into training camp, to be the starter at the slot until Rose is ready to take back the job. Monday, “CSN Chicago” reported that the team is close to making sever...
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