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Derrick Rose has been cleared to play. That's not to say he'e been cleared like its breaking news, but more like in the past tense; it's old news now. Yet, the superstar said he will not play till he feels ready--which does not appear to be this season.
That hasn't stopped fans from wishing he was playing. Now a local Chicago news station has implored fans to let the star know in their own words that they would like to see him back--now, not later.
I want to be here, but I feel like I am down here.
The reason is simple. The Bulls are good as is, but with Rose they will be better. Despite his long layoff there are many that think he could be the spark plug that can tale the team past the Pacers (sorry, Atlanta; you're boys are going down) and eventually the Miami Heat.
If only he would play.
Why exactly he is holding out--if it isn't because of the injury is a mystery. All we can do, and should do is take the man for his word and accept that he just isn't ready. Trying to work him now could only serve as a disruption to the continuity and flow that the team has developed over the last 82+games.
Then again you can't argue with having one of the best players in the NBA in your lineup.
So write on fans. It can't hurt and you certainly never know till you try.
And in case you forgot what D-Rose is line in action...
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Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose isn’t the fan favorite he was a year ago just before he went down in a torn ACL in the midst of a playoff run. The city got behind him in hopes of a return, and felt really encouraged as they witnessed a few athletes bounce back quickly from similar injuries in other sports during the same time period. But alas, Rose is still out of action, even...
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose has been the topic of so much speculation that there are plenty of NBA fans that would be good with not hearing his name mentioned for a few months.
That will be a unfulfilled request.
On Saturday, the Bulls will play the Brooklyn Nets in a winner-take-all Game 7 showdown.
The winner will advance to face the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference...
Who rush to return T…
Chicago Bulls MVP guard Derrick Rose’s basketball career may be on hold, but his family life is thriving. Check out Rose with his son PJ and his girlfriend Mieka Reese spending some quality family time together. It’s nice to see that Rose is willing to participate with one of his families.-TO
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Derrick Rose Dunks Off His Left Foot
The drama surrounding Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rosecontinues, as the latest report – courtesy of TNT – is that one of the things that continue to keep the All-Star off the court is a lack of muscle memory.TNT sideline reporter Rachel Nichols said that Rose told her off-camera a few days ago that while he wants to return to the court, he doesn’t have his muscle memory...
CBS Chicago gives fans a forum to go in on Derrick Rose
Derrick Rose has made it expressly clear that he will return to basketball and the Chicago Bulls when HE feels he is ready.
Yet, calls for him to “man up” and “get off the bench” and suit up are becoming increasingly common. The hostility behind it increasing too.
CBS Chicago posted an “Open Letter...
This is a terrible idea, but then again Rose is locked into a long-term deal, so it isn’t like he can leave anytime soon. 670 The Score penned an open letter to the fans of Chicago.
Check it out below.
It’s been over one year since Derrick Rose’s ACL tear and over two months since doctors cleared him to play.
Still, the former MVP of the league refuses to leave his post on...
The Chicago Bulls currently hold a 3-2 series lead over the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the playoffs, and people are already buzzing about the possibility of Derrick Rose returning to face the Miami Heat if they are able to advance. Rose has said multiple times that he will not come back unless he is 100 percent healthy, but Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said he is not opposed...
Derrick Rose's teammates on the Chicago Bulls continue to support him and don't agree with the notion that the star guard owes it to them to return from his torn ACL.
"We don’t feel that way," Kirk Hinrich said. "It’s been a very difficult year for Derrick. I’ve never experienced any sort of injury like that. I’m not one to speak on how anybody else’s...
TNT's Rachel Nichols reported Thursday that Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose told her that muscle memory is holding him back from returning to the court from ACL surgery., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/report-muscle-memory-delaying-rose-return
The Chicago Bulls are a mess with all their injuries, but Derrick Rose won’t be suiting up for game 7 against the Nets. Rose finally spoke to the media and basically reiterated that he’s physically cleared to play, but . . . mentally he’s not ready.
He left open the possibility of playing against the Miami Heat if the Bulls advance.
It’s hard to criticize anyone coming off...
Last night after the Chicago Bulls lost to the Brooklyn Nets, I logged onto Facebook to find Derrick Rose being blasted in the majority of comments on my news feed. I lived in Chicago for three years, and the sentiments echoed in the posts being made by my friends that are Bulls fans mostly consisted of calling Rose a "p#ssy" for not suiting up and helping his team dispose...
With Chicago leading the Brooklyn Nets 3-2 in their first-round series, TNT analyst Steve Kerr said that shelved superstar Derrick Rose “maybe owes it to his teammates” to play for the Bulls in Game 6 on Thursday. The 24-year-old Rose, a three-time NBA All-Star who became the youngest man to ever earn the Most Valuable Player award in 2011, suffered a torn ACL in his left knee...
The Chicago Bulls cannot afford to lose another guard while Derrick Rose continues to watch games from the bench. Nate Robinson, who is clearly well aware of that, fought through flu-like symptoms during a Game 6 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night. He was seen throwing up into a trash can on the Bulls bench during a timeout.
In fact, the core of the Bulls roster seems to...
The Stanley Cup Playoffs got off to a strong start in Chicago and Minneapolis. In other news, the Bulls’ first round TV ratings are still below Derrick Rose levels, and the Houston Astros are not [...]
- Can anyone explain this Derrick Rose thing? So with the Bulls up 3-2 they have a chance to close out New Jersey in Chicago, knowing a loss sends this back to a game 7 in Jersey so this is basically a do or die game. Both Kirk Hinrich, who started at PG in place of Rose all year, and Luol Deng, probably the team's best perimeter defender, are out and in case you forget...