Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose had surgery Saturday to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
While the team said in a statement that more information on his prognosis will be provided next week, there's a good chance Rose will miss the early portion of next season.
Rose was injured late in a playoff-opening win over Philadelphia on April 28, with Chicago leading by 12. He came to a jump stop in the lane with the 76ers' Spencer Hawes and Lavoy Allen rotating toward him, and his leg buckled. He still went up again and passed to Carlos Boozer in midair before crashing to the court, sending a chill through the arena and setting a bad tone for the Bulls.
Without its leading scorer, Chicago lost the series in six games.
That certainly wasn't what the Bulls envisioned after capturing homecourt advantage throughout the playoffs for the second straight season despite a long list of injuries. They were eyeing another big run after losing to Miami in the E...