Found October 16, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Picimg_orlando_magic_vs_1957
It didn't take long for Chicago Bulls fans to be reminded what they were missing when Derrick Rose sat out last season. On the Bulls' first possession of Wednesday's preseason game against the Detroit Pistons Rose drove to the basket on a pass from Joakim Noah and made a layup scoring the first points of the game. It was a night the fans had been wanting to see for a long time. Rose back on the floor in Chicago. It was the first 2013-14 preseason game at the United Center Rose's first game back since since the tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee on April 28 2012. "I've been waiting 500-something days for this" Bulls fan Joe Currie 28 said before tipoff. As the Bulls took the court for shootaround fans were still filing into their seats. But by the time the lights dimmed and their iconic intro song (the Alan Parsons Project's "Sirius" which has been the team's entrance music since Michael Jordan's era) starte...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Bulls Announcer drops a ‘Ohhh Kill Em’ after a Derrick Rose Highlight (Video)

Derrick Rose is back, and Bulls fans are ecstatic. In the video courtesy of Word On The Game, Bulls announcers are loving Rose’s return and Stacey King even dropped an ‘ohhh kill em,’ in tribute to Cousin Terio.

D-Rose Says Heat Only Rival

Derrick Rose says his Chicago Bulls have only one rival, and it's not the upstart Indiana Pacers. Rose talked about the Pacers and Heat to Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago: Asked what made the rivalry with the Collison-led Pacers different, Rose responded this way: "I think it was more like that rivalry feeling where we knew, we thought that they were going...

Rose scores 22, Bulls beat Pistons 96-81

Derrick Rose scored 22 points in his long-awaited return to the United Center to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 96-81 preseason victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. The way Rose was dominating, it was hard to believe nearly 18 months had passed since he suited up for a game in this arena. The explosiveness was back after he spent last season recovering from knee surgery...

Rose scores 22 as Bulls beat Pistons

Derrick Rose scored 22 points in his long-awaited return to the United Center to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 96-81 preseason victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. The way Rose was dominating, it was hard to believe nearly 18 months had passed since he suited up for a game in this arena. The explosiveness was back after he spent last season recovering from knee surgery...

Derrick Rose: I’m ‘way more explosive now’ and can ‘jump even higher’

Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is back, and better than ever. “I think I’m way more explosive now,” Rose said after scoring 22 points in 22 minutes via ESPNChicago.com. “Like getting to the rim. I think I can take contact a little bit better. And as far as jumping-wise, I think I can jump even higher. They tested my vertical — I increased it by 5 inches. I just didn...

Derrick Rose Plans To Play In 2016 Olympics

Derrick Rose is all in for Adidas, all in for the Bulls, and apparently all in for the 2016 Olympics in Rio as well. Rose once again reiterated that he might play next summer for Team USA in the World Championships in Spain, and he really wants to go to Brazil for the 2016 Olympics according to CSNChicago.com. “For sure, I would love to play on the team,” said Rose. “It would...

Bulls' Rose expected to play Wed.

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose appears ready to play for the home crowd. Coach Tom Thibodeau says he expects the former MVP to suit up for Wednesday's preseason game against Detroit, his first appearance at the United Center since he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in the 2012 playoff opener. Rose, who played preseason games at Indiana and against...

Derrick Rose’s First Home Introduction Since ACL Tear (Video)

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose finally made his return back home last night as the Bulls took on the Pistons at the United Center in some preseason action. Watch the video below courtesy of Blacksportsonline, as Rose is introduced to the crowd.

Derrick Rose: I think I'm way more explosive now

Derrick Rose was one of the most explosive players in the NBA before suffering an ACL injury that caused him to miss the entire 2012-13 seasons. But now the Chicago Bulls guard claims to be even more explosive after surgery and recovering from the injury. I think I'm way more explosive now. Like getting to the rim. I think I can take contact a little bit better. And as far...

CC video of the day: What Injury? Rose looks great in return to the court

This one is for you Rose! Bulls' Derrick Rose made his return to the hardwood after a devastating knee injury. Many were worried he would lose a step, see his explosiveness vanish and just look mortal. Well the following video should prove otherwise. In preseason action versus Detroit, Rose looked like his old self as he crossed up his defender, showed he still has...

Adidas releases behind-the-scenes of Derrick Rose “Basketball is Everything” commercial

As previously noted on TNLP, Adidas released a pretty epic commercial starring Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose called “Basketball is Everything“. Earlier today, Adidas released a special behind-the-scenes video of the commercial which can be seen below: Clearly, “Basketball Is Everything” for Derrick Rose.

Nate Robinson: Why the Chicago Bulls Will Miss Him in 2013-14

  The Chicago Bulls have one goal in mind next season—to win a championship. With Derrick Rose back in the fold, the Bulls are expected to challenge the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers for Eastern Conference supremacy. However, in spite of Rose’s return to the court and the addition of a few players who can shoot the ball from distance—Mike Dunleavy, Tony Snell and Erik...

Pistons fall to Bulls in preseason matchup

CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 22 points in his long-awaited return to the United Center court to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 96-81 preseason victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. The way Rose was dominating, it was hard to believe nearly 18 months had passed since he suited up for a game in this arena. The explosiveness was back after he spent last season recovering...

OH BOY! D. Rose drops 22 points in 22 minutes

Have several seats Chris Paul, Tony Parker, Kyrie Irving, Stephen Curry, and Deron Williams.  To Russell Westbrook and Rajon Rondo, you two should just stay seated.  The best point guard in the game, Derrick Rose, is back.  Officially. Rose has maintained that his game’s evolved since we last saw him on the court.  And now, we are all witnesses.  Last night, Rose appeared...

Report: Serious Rift Between Chicago Bulls Front Office and Coaching Staff

This isn’t the first time I’ve heard of this but the extent to which it run is supposedly going widely unreported. According to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, there is a rift between Chicago Bulls upper management and the coaching staff. Specifically between, head coach Tom Thibodeau and general manager Gar Foreman. Derrick Rose demonstrated the […]
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.