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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 Memphis in St. Louis, missed last season with the injury. He sat out Saturday's game against Washington in Rio de Janeiro because of soreness.
Rose said Monday he could have played but management decided against it. He also said he's been thinking about playing at home ''a lot, especially at night when I'm in bed.''
Center Joakim Noah (groin) is expected to make his preseason debut.
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The Central Division is, at this early stage, looking like it will be one of the most intriguing storylines of the upcoming NBA season. The best divisions always produce two top-tier teams, like the Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs battling in the Southwest or the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns fighting for the Pacific (long time ago, I know). This year, the Central could...
Derrick Rose might not be as 100% fit as we have been led to believe, after he hit the bench during the NBA Global Games pre-season exhibition against Washington with ‘knee soreness’.
Rose was understood to be suffering ‘soreness’ in his surgically repaired knee (Courtesy Wikipedia)
Rose travelled to Rio de Janeiro with his Bulls teammates but was forced to sit out the...
The Bulls front office and coaching staff seem to be having a power struggle. Derrick Rose sat out of a preseason game with what was described as a “sore knee”, but Rose says he was fine and the front office made the call for him to sit.
“My knee was good,” Rose said. “I never was worried about it. I could have played but the front office made a decision to sit me out....
The long awaited return of Derrick Rose finally happened as he played his first game back in the Bulls first preseason game against the Indiana Pacers on October 6th. NBA fans have waited just over 17 months to see the former MVP finally back on the court since tearing his ACL in the 2012 NBA ...The post Is Derrick Rose really 100 percent? appeared first on The League News.
After missing Saturday's exhibition in Rio Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose was back to full strength the Chicago Tribune reported from the team's practice.
Rose told reporters that he could have played but management shut him down. We discussed how management is being aggressively cautious on Sunday. (Leave it to Bulls management to be "aggressively cautious.")
After sitting out almost 18 months to recover from an ACL injury, Derrick Rose made an explosive return to the NBA last week.
The former Chicago Bulls MVP tore his ACL during the first round of the 2011 playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers- Since then he has been cleared to play by doctors, however the boost in activity seems to have left Rose with some soreness in his knee.
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.
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...
To put it simply, the Chicago Bulls are a major threat. With the return of star point guard, Derrick Rose, the Bulls have a legitimate chance at making a run for the title. With the Bulls’ starting lineup and one of the best coaches in the league, this team, if healthy, will be scary good. […]
The buzz in the United Center will be electric as the Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose finally makes his long-awaited Chicago return. He has not played one game in the regular season or preseason on his home floor since his devastating ACL injury. His return will reshape the NBA landscape. Before that happens he must clear... Read MoreThe post United Center Return of Derrick Rose appeared...
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Scottie Pippen isn’t considered a top-50 player of all-time for no reason, he knows a thing or two about winning.
Pippen won six NBA championships alongside a guy named Michael Jordan, ever heard of him?
While Pippen’s playing days are long gone, he still plays a role within the Chicago Bulls organization. He’s a Special Advisor to the President.
Chicago is happy to have...
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 truest antidote for the...