Found March 08, 2013 on Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
PLAYERS: Derrick Rose
TEAMS: Chicago Bulls
Coming back from injury is a delicate thing. Even if a doctor has medically clearled you, getting beyond the mental hurdle that can develop with some injuries is huge. Being able to trust your body and have that confidence is all apart of rehab. Everyone became excited a few weeks ago when footage was shown of Derrick Rose dunking in pregame warm ups off his right foot. That’s all fine and well but it was DRose’s left knee that he had surgery on. Turns out, even though Rose has been medically cleared to play, he’s still not ready to dunk off of his left leg. And until that happens, he’s not returning to the hardwood. Derrick Rose’s doctor has cleared the Chicago Bulls’ star to play, a team source said, but his long-awaited return to the lineup won’t occur until he can confidently dunk off his left foot, Rose has told the team. Rose, who had surgery to repair a tear to the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee on May 12, has been videotaped dunking off each foot, but more casu...
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