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The Miami Heat are coasting through the 2013 playoffs and it’s not just a testament to how good they are; they’ve also been very serendipitous with the best players from opposing teams have gotten hurt left and right. And considering that were are the tail end of the NBA awards season where players, coaches, and managers alike are awarded trophies for their achievement, it is only fitting that we—in awards season fashion—celebrate those who are not currently with us on the court. Here are five players who have succumbed to the injury bug, hereby dubbed the 2013 All-Injury team. PG – Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls Injury: ACL tear The way in which Derrick Rose sustained his injury last year was crushing, nursing his injury on the court in fetal position. A lot has been made of the way Chicago has handled Rose’s return since he was cleared to play month’s ago, but would the Bulls have fared better this year against the Miami Heat in the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs?...
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The Chicago Bulls are getting ready to play the Miami Heat tonight without Derrick Rose. Rose has not played a single game this season. He is currently rehabbing from a torn knee ligament he sustained last year in the playoffs. Even though Rose has not gone to work for his company he is still getting paid. This season Derrick has earned $17 million. Maybe I should not use the word...
Derrick Rose teaches us an important lesson. (Credit)
Every sports fan has his or her own “Santa isn’t real” moment. It’s that one instance when suddenly, the idea that sports is a business makes sense. That these guys don’t exist solely in the prism of their sport, that their interests don’t always align with ours, or even that the game doesn’t mean quite as much...
I should never have to type “murdered 6 month baby”. What type of society are we living in, where it is a daily occurrence so many young people and in this case a baby gets murdered?
It is just so much senseless violence in the world. Rose has offered to help the family out as they grieve their tragic loss.
A 6-month-old girl died after being shot five times in Chicago on Monday...
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The cat is out of the bag. Derrick Rose’s return to the Chicago Bulls will take place next season. Never saw that one coming. Rose tore his ACL in Game 1 of the first round of the playoffs last season.
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said on Thursday that Rose would be ready to return next season.
Thibodeau on DRose: “He’s been diligent. He’ll continue to be...
For the last month or so the NBA has been held hostage by one question--will Derrick Rose return? After receiving clearance he never said never. Throughout the playoffs he hinted at the possibility of a return practically every game. Since a player of his caliber could change the landscape of the postseason the question had to be continually asked--is Derrick Rose going to play...
Wouldn’t it be cool if Derrick Rose seeing his team looking defeated and ready to surrender, took off his Brooks Brothers suit and went into battle with them?
The Captain going down with the ship so to speak? I doubt he could hurt his knee in one game right? It would be symbolic that he is back and next season he will be a forced to be reckoned with.
Yeah, that isn’t happening...
A video poem dedicated to the 2012-13 whereabouts of Bulls star, Derrick Rose:
A day after falling to the untouchable Miami Heat 94-91 in the Eastern Conference semifinal series, Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau said superstar Derrick Rose will be ready to compete this autumn. Thanks to ballsy competitors like Carlos Boozer, Luol Deng, Kirk Hinrich and Joakim Noah, the fifth-seeded Bulls nearly forced the reigning champions to fly back to Chicago for...
It seems at times, and some may say most of the time, the media over-hypes stories, and the Derrick Rose “should he have played or not play?” has seemingly been one of those stories. However, when it reaches to the point where other NBA players are talking about Rose’s decision, there may be some smoke near this fire. Washington Wizards rookie Bradley Beal, when he is not being...
The Chicago Bulls’ season ended last night, losing in five games to the defending champion Miami Heat. It was a rough year for the Bulls, who had to wait patiently through Derrick Rose’s recovery only to have him sit out the whole season. They limped through the playoffs, grinding out a gritty series win against the Brooklyn Nets only to come up short to the Heat. But after...
The Chicago Bulls have some big questions now that they're never-say-die season is finally over.
Nate Robinson, Marco Belinelli and Nazr Mohammed have expiring contracts, and the team figures to exercise its $1 million buyout on Richard Hamilton.
Coach Tom Thibodeau also did not rule out the possibility of foot surgery for Joakim Noah, and Kirk Hinrich's badly bruised left...
The Chicago Bulls were eliminated from the 2013 NBA Playoffs on Wednesday, ending their season without having Derrick Rose in the lineup for a single game.
Rose tore his ACL during Game 1 of the 2012 NBA Playoffs.
"He never quite reached the comfort level he needed to play," said Tom Thibodeau. "So he made the right decision."