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Injured Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose says he will not suit up against Miami on Wednesday and sounds like a player who just might miss the entire season.
Rose squashed rumors that he might make his long anticipated return from surgery on his left knee against LeBron James and the Heat with two words at the morning shootaround: ''Not tonight.'' The comments came in the wake of a Twitter post by rapper Waka Flocka Flame, who wrote, ''Word is D.Rose back.''
Rose and the rapper are fans of each other, but the former MVP said he's not sure when he'll be back. He said his return is ''in God's hands.''
The Heat are on a 27-game win streak, trailing only the 33 straight by the Los Angeles Lakers in 1971-72.
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Derrick Rose may not return to the Chicago Bulls this season, but if he does, it looks like he’ll be ready.
Video of Rose playing some of his teammates in one-on-one shows him making hard cuts and quick changes of direction just like he used to before he went down with an ACL tear during the first round of the playoffs last year.
Questions of whether or not Rose’s game would...
As Professor Farnsworth would say on "Futurama," good news everyone! Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose is back on the practice court and going full blast on that injured knee. Yesterday, the All-Star guard went through one-on-one drills (h/t Beyond The Buzzer) with his teammates where he showed he hasn't lost touch on his jumper and still has that quick first-step...
There was a prediction that existed among optimistic Chicago Bulls fans that their MVP Derrick Rose would pick Wednesday to return to the lineup to vanquish the mighty Miami Heat.
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