Found June 22, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
It was one of the worse injuries to watch during these NBA playoffs - Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose collapsing in mid-air as his left knee (ACL) crumpled sending Rose to the floor in Game 1 of their playoff series against the Sixers. And just like that, the Bulls' season was practically over as they went on to lose their first round series. To make matters worse, Rose's injury was reportedly so bad, it could sideline him for the entire 2012-2013 NBA season (8-12 months). So as the upcoming season might be weighing heavily on the minds of Bulls' staff and fans, comes some good news regarding Rose's rehab. ESPN Chicago reports Rose is ahead of schedule of his arduous rehab process according to Dr. Brian Cole, who performed Rose's surgery. "Derrick is ahead of schedule," Cole said in a phone conversation Wednesday night. "This was part of the plan established before surgery. This was not a consultation with another physician, but rather it'...

Dr. Brian Cole: Derrick Rose Is “Ahead Of Schedule”

Amid reports that Derrick Rose’s rehab is “not going well” coinciding with a trip to Alabama this week to seek consultation from renowned surgeon, Dr. James Andrews, the doctor who performed the surgery and has kept a close eye on Rose is speaking up.   Dr. Brian Cole told ESPN in a telephone interview Wednesday that despite reports, Derrick Rose is “ahead of schedule”...

How Derrick Rose’s injury ultimately impacted the NBA playoffs

Now that Miami has clinched the NBA Finals with a decisive Game 5 victory, we can most accurately assess what impact Derrick Rose’s knee injury may have had in the 2012 NBA Playoffs.  Think back nearly two months ago, when Chicago (50-16) was the NBA’s top seed—holding the tiebreaker over San Antonio thanks to a head-to-head victory—with its star point guard seemingly back...

2012 NBA Rumor Central: Chicago Bulls trading Joakim Noah and/or Luol Deng for draft pick and trade exception

  The Chicago Bulls are trying to work some NBA draft magic as they want to shake their roster up and gain some cap flexibility at the same time. Deng  scheduled to make nearly $13.365 million next season and Joakim will make close to $11.3 million, thus fiscally needed,  Chicago is planning on moving one or both of these [...]

Dr. Brian Cole confirms Taj Gibson’s claim that superstar teammate Derrick Rose is ‘ahead of schedule’

Dr. Brian Cole flatly confirmed the claim made by Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson that superstar teammate Derrick Rose is “ahead of schedule” in the rehabilitation process to repair the torn ACL in his left knee. “Derrick is ahead … Continue reading →

Derrick Rose: 2nd Most Popular Jersey Worldwide

The NBA released a Top 15 list of the best-selling jerseys internationally for the first time. The list was based on sales at adidas locations outside the United States during the 2011-12 NBA season.  Kobe Bryant came in at Number 1, with Chicago Bulls’ point guard, Derrick Rose, filling in the Number 2 slot. LeBron James, Kevin Garnett and Dwight Howard complete the top five...

Spotted: Rip Hamilton Reppin The Bulls At The Mall

June 22: Rip Hamilton rocks a Bulls hat at while doing some shopping. via Twitter @LetsGetMoneyyy

Spotted: Kyle Korver At The Beach

June 20: Kyle Korver was in the New York/New Jersey area yesterday where temperatures were scorching in the upper 90′s – and since the Bulls already missed one opportunity to beat the heat…Korver did the next best thing, went to the beach! via Instagram

Spotted: Carlos Boozer And His Favorite Hat In Miami

June 21: Carlos Boozer snaps a shot with fans at Monty’s in South Beach wearing one of those oh so stylish Kangaroo hats. via Instagram @livvylonggleggs

Golden State Warriors Interested In Luol Deng

With the season over, and draft day quickly approaching, many rumblings around the league are starting to leak out.  The latest talk regarding the Bulls happens to center around All-Star small forward, Luol Deng. The Bulls top priority this off season is re-signing their restricted free agent big man, Omer Asik.  As suitors line up, such as Boston, Cleveland and Houston, the...

Derrick Rose's rehab not going well?

NBA Analyst, Michael Wilbon, a Chicago native, joined Waddle & Silvy’s ESPN Radio’s program Wednesday morning to talk NBA Finals as well as Derrick Rose’s recent trip to Alabama. Wilbon discussed what he’s heard about Rose’s trip to visit renowned surgeon Dr. James Andrews just 5 weeks after surgery to repair his left ACL. “I hear things are not going well,”...

The NBA’s top 10 point guards (Current)

The age old discussion of which point guard commands the floor and displays an equal balance of scoring and setting up his teammates best is a constant battle of speculation and analyzing stats. Toss in the fact that the point guard position has drastically evolved since the 80′s and 90′s and you have a totally different beast to tangle with. Point guards are now used for more...

Derrick Rose has 2nd best selling jersey in Europe

The National Basketball Association (NBA) today released its first-ever overall international top selling jerseys list and five-time NBA Champion Kobe Bryant has the most popular NBA jersey internationally.  The top 15 list was based on sales at adidas locations outside the United States during the 2011-12 NBA season. Chicago’s Derrick Rose, Miami’s LeBron James, Boston...

Chicago Bulls Might Trade Luol Deng

After Derrick Rose’s terrible knee injury and the early exit in this year’s playoffs, Chicago management seems to be looking to shake things up a bit. The Celtics and Rockets are interested in backup center Omer Asik, and now rumors are flying about the possibility of dealing starting small forward Luol Deng. Reportedly, the Bulls are looking for a high draft pick in this year’s...

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