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Derrick Rose is not Ricky Rubio.
Forget that both have been for so long reduced to two things, ACL tear and point guard, and remember how utterly dissimilar they are. That said, I've spend the past year watching Rubio recover from an ACL tear, watching him slowly build from inactivity to cardio to limited practice to limited minutes and now, finally and just in the past month, to playing like the player he was a year ago.
Derrick Rose is not Ricky Rubio, and that argument can go two ways. Derrick Rose is not Ricky Rubio, and so maybe his knee responds differently. Maybe it healed faster, maybe slower, maybe differently -- so stop comparing. Conversely, Derrick Rose is not Ricky Rubio, and so his rehab might be more complex based on the way he plays, the jumping and explosiveness and dunking that characterize his game and make him great.
Argument no. 1 is valid, but it's almost irrelevant. Rose was cleared to play, and ACL recoveries without setbacks follow a rather standa...
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Amid Friday’s report that Derrick Rose is medically cleared to play, but not mentally ready, the Bulls front office insists that they are on the same page with their injured superstar and his continuous rehab. Something is not adding up, as it’s now being reported that a pressured Derrick Rose was a no-show at the Bulls practice Saturday.
According to Peter Vecsey:
When news broke that Bulls point guard Derrick Rose had been medically cleared to return, many people began to question why Rose hasn’t been back on the court. When the subsequent news followed that Rose wasn’t mentally ready to return, many far and wide questioned why. Surely it is just simple right? His knee is [...]
Derrick Rose's absence on Saturday likely was not excused, as Bulls management has put pressure on him to return from his torn ACL.
Derrick Rose's return to the court may be delayed due to a hamstring problem, not a concern over dunking from his left foot as he previously said. Apparently rose had been feeling a burning in his hamstring during five-on-five practice, and he won't consider a return until that goes away.It's not clear why the Chicago Bulls aren't managing the injury news for Rose...
In the obligatory Derrick Rose update during the Bulls/Lakers broadcast, Doris Burke reports that the rehabbing point guard relayed to her pregame that he is battling hamstrings that are “on fire” after workouts and 5-on-5′s.
According to Doris Burke:
“I talked to Derrick earlier today and one of the things he’s battling is, he says that, despite the fact that he is participating...
MINNEAPOLIS He really is a small man to command so much of the spotlight.
An NBA court measures 4,700 square feet. Ricky Rubio measures 6-foot-4, 180 pounds soaking wet, and yet on Tuesday night, he took over every last inch of the hardwood.
On Tuesday, Minnesota's point guard darling did what he's been flirting with for weeks. He logged his first career triple-double...
The Lakers’ mediocre record and the absence of Derrick Rose took some luster from Sunday’s Bulls/Lakers clash, but the game still had a modest increase in overnights. Sunday’s Bulls/Lakers NBA regular season game drew a [...]
Ricky Rubio was again creating some of the better known highlights around the NBA when his Timberwolves took on the Spurs Tuesday night. Ricky took the ball from the top of the key and burned two defenders with two separate behind the back dribbles and finished with an easy two points. The Timberwolves beat the Spurs by a score of 107-83.
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The Chicago Bulls are concerned with finding a way to end their recent offensive struggles, and it remains uncertain when Derrick Rose can help.
A visit to Sacramento could provide an immediate fix.
The Bulls look to avoid a fifth consecutive road loss Wednesday night while trying for a sixth straight victory over the Kings, who could be without their top player.