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If the Chicago Bulls are going to reach the NBA Finals, they will need a healthy Derrick Rose. However, Rose's back spasms are not subsiding as he continues to sit out two games including this past key matchup against the Boston Celtics where Chicago lost without their superstar.
However, the good news for Bulls' fans is Rose's back is not as bad as it seemed to appear.
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose does not have structural damage in his back, a Monday meeting with a specialist determined.
General manager Gar Forman said Rose's issue is muscular and that the reigning MVP would continue to get treatment. Rose is listed as day-to-day.
So there is the good news Bulls fans but now you got to ask yourself if Rose should even participate in the upcoming All-Star game this month?
Considering Rose's health has been an issue this season, it would behoove him and Chicago to sit out the All-Star game and let someone else take his place.
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Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose won't play in Tuesday night's game versus the Sacramento Kings due to back spasms.Rose didn't participate in Tuesday morning's shootaround and Bulls head coach Tom Thbodeau informed reporters this morning of the news.Rose does not have structural
damage in his back, a Monday meeting with a specialist determined.
Derrick Rose missed Sunday’s Celtics-Bulls showdown due to injury, but struggling Boston still very much needed victory, and held on for a 95-91 win.The triumph became a little tougher than it probably should have been, but it came, and it came with Rondo tallying an obscene triple-double, a depleted (yet suddenly athletic) Boston frontcourt outrebounding one of the NBA’s most...
Chicago guard Derrick Rose will miss his third straight game
because of lower back spasms when the Bulls host the Sacramento
Kings on Tuesday.
Steve Rosenbloom: Derrick Rose missed the national TV game in Boston because of back spasms that racked him when he played against the pathetic Hornets last week, a game where the Bulls didn't need him, a game that might cost the Bulls the season. And if that happens, coach Tom Thibodeau gets all the blame.
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago guard Derrick Rose will miss his third straight game because of lower back spasms when the Bulls host the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Bulls star Derrick Rose remains day to day for Chicago because of lower back spasms.
Derrick Rose is averaging 35 minutes per game this season (which happens to be a career low), and as the reigning MVP battles through back and toe injuries, the man who cuts his checks is worried about how much Rose plays. From ESPN: “Chicago Bulls fans aren’t the only ones discussing and debating the issue of how much Derrick Rose should play with a sore back and nagging turf...
With the Bulls missing their star player and Tiger Woods battling Phil Mickelson on CBS, Sunday’s edition of the NBA on ABC was down by nearly a quarter compared to last year. Sunday’s Bulls/Celtics NBA regular season game earned a 3.1 overnight rating on ABC, down 24% from last year’s comparable window (LAL/ORL: 4.1), which was the second-half of a doubleheader. Bulls guard...