Found September 25, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
PLAYERS: Derrick Rose
TEAMS: Chicago Bulls
Frankly, I am tired of everyone talking about Derrick Rose, just wake me when he is on the court, so we can really see if he is better than ever. Durant, who was an offseason workout partner with Rose, said the Chicago Bulls star “looks better” with the start of training camp days away. “He’s been looking great,” Durant told Comcast SportsNet Chicago on Tuesday. “It was really good for him that he took the whole year off. “A lot of people criticized him for it and really were upset about him not playing, but it was the best thing for him. I can tell because he looks better.”

CC video of the day: Derrick Rose opens up

The Chicago Bulls will finally have their all-star guard Derrick Rose back on the court next season after taking last season off to recover from an ACL injury. But coming back from such a brutal injury brings questions. Can Rose perform at the level he was pre-injury? Will he play tentatively?  Rose recently opened up in an interview and weighed in on coming back from the...

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Derrick Rose has recovered from his devastating knee injury and it back with a vengeance, stating that his “only goal is to win a championship” and that his “confidence grew as a player”. I’m all for Rose manning up and returning to the Bulls as an improved player in 2013, but with all of the heat he’s taken from the city he resides from, coming back with an added confidence...

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Has it really been 17 months since the last time Derrick Rose played a NBA minute? Even if it doesn’t feel like it, it has been. The Chicago Bulls star guard is prepping for his return and the pressure on him to perform this season, after taking a year off, will be through the roof. […]

Kevin Durant: Derrick Rose ‘looks better’

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant worked out with Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose this summer and told Sports Talk Live on Comcast SportsNet Tuesday that he thinks Rose’s decision to miss the past season to rehab his knee was the best decision. “He’s been looking great. It was 

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