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At this point, I think it’s pretty clear that Derrick Rose is 100 percent physically, whether he’s operating at full capacity mentally is a totally different story.
The Chicago Bulls point guard, has had more than enough time to recover from the devastating knee injury he sustained two postseasons ago, but when addressing his status at a promotional tour overseas for Adidas, Rose still sounded a bit unsure. [via Pro Basketball Talk]
“I think I am 100 percent,” Rose said, via CSN Chicago. “I’m doing almost everything. I’m squatting, running, lifting almost every other day, just being back on the court after you have an ACL injury, you’re kind of hesitant at first about how you step, what way you should step, learning how to run, accelerate, accelerate while you run and while you’re slowing down. For me, I’m reacting right now where I don’t have to think about anything. If I want to get to a spot, I’m going to get there no matter what. It kind of feels good having that feeling again.”
Let’s hope Rose is able to get over whatever mental hurdles is in his way, because he’s great to watch when he’s playing without fear.
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Finally, after 17 months, all the waiting, all the wondering, an entire season, all the memes, and all the jokes, Derrick Rose is 100% ready to return for the Chicago Bulls.
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“I think I am a 100 percent, I’m doing almost everything,” Rose said in an interview with Comcast SportsNet Chicago...
Derrick Rose may actually play this season.
The Chicago Bulls point guard told the media he thinks his knee is 100 percent during a promotional trip to Asia for Adidas. Rose had surgery to repair a torn ACL 16 months ago. He missed the entire 2012-13 season.
Rose said he’s able to squat, run and lift on the knee. He received some criticism last season after he seemed he could return...
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose believes he’s finally ready to make his return to the NBA hardwood. Rose tore his ACL during the 2012 NBA playoffs and received criticism for not suiting up for the Bulls last season.
“I think I am 100 percent,” Rose said, via CSN Chicago. “I’m doing almost everything. I’m squatting, running, lifting almost every other day, just being...
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose gave CSN Chicago an update on his ACL recovery. “I think I am a 100 percent,” Rose said. “I’m doing almost everything. I’m squatting, running, lifting almost every other day, just
In preparation for the Bulls season opener against the Miami Heat Derrick Rose spent time battling sumo wrestlers playing table tennis and working out for his Adidas Promotional tour in Asia this past week.
Rose spent the last six days in China and will wrap up his tour in the Philippines before returning to the United States to get ready for the 2013-14 NBA season.
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There was a time last season when the league was on Derrick Rose watch, waiting to see if the MVP point guard for the Chicago Bulls would really give it a go and play during the 2012-13 season. It was the end of January and the Bulls owned the fifth-best record in the Eastern Conference as they neared the All-Star break. At that point, Rose had been cleared for more contact after...
Last season, much of the focus was on a player that never took the court. That player was of course Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose. The Bulls expect to have Rose back on the court this season, and during his tour in Asia the All-Star told reporters that he believes he’s back to “100 percent.”Here are Rose’s comments via CSN Chicago:"I think I am a 100 percent...
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