Found April 11, 2013 on
Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says the teams only timeline given regarding Derrick Rose’s return is eight to 12 months, meaning the organization always thought Rose, who had surgery last May to repair a torn ACL in his left knee, could miss the 2012-2013 season.
BEST OF MAXIM
Derrick Rose was cleared medically to play on February 18th, it is April 12th, so doing the math, the conclusion was obvious, Derrick Rose didn’t want to play this season.
So, all the reports about The Return were just filler, because mentally, he just wasn’t ready to come back. The Bulls have finally come to that conclusion, but still left the door a bit open. Here is what they...
In an unsurprising report, K.C. Johnson of The Chicago Tribune says that it’s “all but a certainty” that Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose misses the remainder of the season, adding that fans should expect the All-Star “back for training camp.”Considering it doesn’t appear Rose will be back during the regular season or playoffs this year, Johnson asked coach Tom...
Those who look at Luol Deng’s stats, will not see an All Star, but those who watch the Chicago Bulls regularly see why he is a two time All Star and one of the best players in the NBA. He only averages 16.7 points per game, 6.5 rebounds per game and is only shooting 42% on the season, but his value is so much more than those stats. He does everything for the Chicago Bulls.
The Bulls and Knicks were forced to play small ball on Thursday night thanks to a wrath of injuries to both teams. The Bulls did have Carlos Boozer to battle the boards where he matched up under the rim plenty of times with Carmelo Anthony who had a season-high 19 rebounds. Boozer countered with 15 of his own, but Melo doesn’t think the Bulls forward knows what he’s doing...
DON'T RUSH THINGS
Knicks star Carmelo Anthony believes Bulls point guard Derrick Rose should only return to the court when he's ready, saying, "I wish y’all would stop rushing Derrick back."
Carmelo has some words for fans and media, who are trying to see THE RETURN of Derrick Rose sooner or later.
“I wish y’all would stop rushing Derrick back,” ”Please. He shouldn’t come back until he’s about 110 percent ready. If he can’t compete at a high level, then what’s a couple more months going to do? What’s two more months going to do? I don’t think he...
The Chicago Bulls have been holding on for dear life all season with the hope that their best player Derrick Rose, would make his triumphant return from knee surgery and they would go on a spirited playoff run.
Rose is having issues overcoming the mental obstacles that one must face when making his way back from a devastating injury and there has been rumblings of unrest and impatience...
Carmelo Anthony said he feels bad for Derrick Rose and the pressure he’s faced to come back from outsiders who aren’t in the Bulls’ star’s shoes. Though he’s been practicing and was cleared to play in March, Rose has missed the entire season up to this point and is not expected to play when the Knicks & Bulls face-off on Thursday night.
According to the New York Post...
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says the team has not set a deadline for Derrick Rose to return from his knee injury.
Rose tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during last year's playoff opener against the Philadelphia 76ers. His comeback remains the biggest story surrounding the team.
Thibodeau keeps saying Rose is close and there's ''no drop-dead date...
In only one play, we got two extremely divergent reactions from the Chicago Bulls' Carlos Boozer and the New York Knicks' Mike Woodson.
Everyone and their mother has an opinion on the return of Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose. The latest to weigh in? Carmelo Anthony. “I wish y’all would stop rushing Derrick back,” ”Please. He shouldn’t come back until he’s about 110 percent ready. If he can’t compete at a high level, then what’s a couple [...]
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The Bulls ended another streak last night when they beat the New York Knicks in overtime...
Tom Thibodeau says Bulls chairman Jerry Reinsdorf was adamant from the start that Derrick Rose would not rush back.
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-Joakim Noah, Loul Deng, Taj Gibson out (stock up for Carlos Boozer, Jimmy Butler, Nate Robinson)
-Chandler Parsons out (stock up for Francisco Garcia, Patrick Patterson)
-Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh out (stock up LeBron James, Mike Miller)
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John Wall ($9400)
Tony Allen ($4700)
Mike Miller ($4200)
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