Originally written on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 5/16/12
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Derrick Rose is a tremendous asset to the NBA in every single way imaginable. That's my professional way of saying I'm a huge fan of Derrick Rose; the player, the competitor, the leader, and the person. It was as devastating an injury as I can remember when he went down in the first round of these playoffs against the Sixers too. Not just devastating for his Chicago Bulls, but for NBA fans in general. You never want to see anybody get hit with an injury like that, and you certainly don't want to see it happen to a League MVP. It did though, and the reports that are now surfacing are even worse than most of us probably thought when we saw him forced to watch the rest of that Philly series from the owners suite. The AP is reporting that Rose could be out for twelve months. That would put him back at full strength this time next year, just as the playoffs are underway. I hope this doesn't end up being the case, but it sure sounds like it could be. This from that AP report on Tuesday ...
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