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The definition of “more contact” for Derrick Rose, as Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau described the “next step” in the former league MVP’s ongoing recovery process is controlled games of two-on-two, CSNChicago.com has learned.
“He looked great. Remember how he used to cut through the lane? The way he used to cut through the lane and do the acrobatics,” described another person who witnessed Rose’s first time playing with teammates since last April 28, albeit in an informal, two-on-two practice setting. “It just looked so smooth. But he’s just taking his time. I think he’s got to come back when he’s ready, but it’s still progressing.”
“Just looking at his body, it’s crazy. Compared to where he used to be, his body, he’s just been working real hard and you can tell how his jumping ability is, that burst. Even though he’s a minute away, that burst, that back cut, it looks so familiar, but even faster,” the individual told CSNChicago.com. “It was real competitive, but at the
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