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'...

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...

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 →

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’s...

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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