Originally written on Sports-Glory  |  Last updated 11/17/14

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose will undergo surgery on the torn medial meniscus in his right knee Monday, coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters. “He’s headed back to Chicago today and will have surgery [Monday],” Thibodeau told Sam Smith of the team’s website. “Then we’ll have a better idea about what the timetable will be. The big part is they won’t know (the severity of the surgery or timetable) until they get in. “We’re hoping for the best,” Thibodeau continued. “We, of course, feel very badly for Derrick. I talked to him at length last night. He’s in good spirits, about as well as can be expected under the circumstances. And he’s already thinking about his rehab. Typical Derrick, he’s concerned about his team, his teammates. That being said, we can’t feel sorry for ourselves. We’re the Chicago Bulls. We have one goal and that’s to win. I believe we have the personnel in that locker room to get it done.” Rose could be out anywhere from a few months like Chis Paul, who had arthroscopic surgery after a meniscus tear in 2010 and missed two months, or seven months, like with Russell Westbrook this year. “I don’t want to speculate,” Thibodeau said about the outcome and timetable. “It’s premature. Dr. (Brian) Cole (who did Rose’s ACL surgery), once he 

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