Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 5/8/13
So the kid who survived the South Side of Chicago, one of America's harshest urban battlegrounds, is now a wimp. Yeah, the kid who learned the game getting bullied and beat up by three older, basketball-playing brothers has grown soft at the tender age of 24. Derrick Rose is a p---y. I ain't buying it. No way. Chicago's Englewood neighborhood swallows cowards for snacks, shortly before they complete puberty. Rather than question Derrick Rose's toughness maybe we should question the competence of the people running the Chicago Bulls, particularly team doctor Brian Cole, team trainer Fred Tedeschi, head coach Tom Thibodeau, executive vice president John Paxson and chairman Jerry Reinsdorf. Maybe, just maybe, we should analyze, scrutinize and demonize the old white guys in charge of the most injury-riddled franchise in the NBA playoffs rather than the young black kid who may be a victim of their collective incompetence. Let's see. Joakim Noah is hobbling around with plantar fascii...
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