Derrick Rose is still not sure he'll play this season, saying that at this point the obstacles are more mental than physical as he tries to return from knee surgery.
The Chicago Bulls' star guard told reporters before practice Tuesday in Los Angeles that he can ''do everything.''
''It's just me having the confidence to do it. I'm just trying to feel normal. When I'm out there and not thinking and just reacting, that's when I know I'll be ready.''
He said he'll return when he feels ''normal'' and added: ''If that's in a couple days, that's great. If it's not, I'm fine.'' Rose also said there's no cutoff date for him to return even though there are only 19 games remaining.
The Bulls have gone 35-28 this season without the former MVP point guard. Their next game is Wednesday at Sacramento, but coach Tom Thibodeau said Rose will not return against the Kings.
Rose spoke exactly 10 months after he had surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. His status ha...