Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/12/12

Two days after his Chicago Bulls were eliminated from the playoffs by the Philadelphia 76ers, guard Derrick Rose underwent surgery on the left ACL that was torn in the first game of the series.

His brother, Reggie Rose, told reporters the surgery, performed by team Dr. Brian Cole on Saturday, "went great."

Rose was injured late in Chicago's first playoff game against the 76ers, on April 28. It put an end to a frustrating season for Rose, who missed 27 games with various injuries.

Rose had 23 points and nine assists in the Bulls' 103-91 victory in that first game, but the Bulls went on to lose four of the next five games without him, culminating in a 79-78 loss Thursday that knocked them out of the playoffs.

Rose is expected to be out 8-10 months.

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