Derrick Rose RUMORS & NEWS

  • Derrick Rose: Don't blame Thibodeau "Amid criticism and speculation that Tom Thibodeau had lost a grip on the Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose came to a strong defense of his coach after Thursday night's 104-81 win over the San Antonio Spurs. Rose said he believes it's up to him and his teammates -- not the coach -- to get the Bulls..." January 23

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    Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

    Rose: "We've got to give a better effort. It seems like we're not even competing and it's f***ing irritating."

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    Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

    Rose says his knee is fine and he will play tonight.

  • Illness sidelines Derrick Rose vs. Grizzlies

    Chicago Tribune "Derrick Rose will miss his second straight game to illness and 10th overall this season Friday in Memphis. Rose didn't accompany the Bulls on their charter flight late Thursday. He hadn't recovered sufficiently to travel there on his own on Friday either." December 19

  • Derrick Rose on 'I can't breathe' shirt: 'Just happy that people paid attention'

    The Score "After wearing an "I can't breathe" t-shirt in support of Eric Garner on Saturday, Derrick Rose was unavailable to media. He opened up about his gesture on Monday, explaining that his post-game absence was unrelated to the shirt. Rose said he didn't speak after the Chicago Bulls' loss to the..." December 08

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Rose: "My confidence is through the roof. I don't need more confidence. I just need to play. I know how good I am, how good I'm going to be"

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    gary washburn @GwashburnGlobe

    Derrick Rose continues to work out on the TD Garden floor and has been listed as a starter #bulls #celtics

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Bulls list Gibson as out and Rose, Noah and Hinrich all probable for Celtics.

  • The coddling of Derrick Rose has to stop

    Chicago Sun-Times "The company line for the Bulls is alive and well. It has to be to protect Derrick Rose. “It’s important, everybody’s health, to tell you the truth, and a hamstring is nothing to play with because that could lead to other things,’’ Bulls guard/forward Jimmy Butler said after the game Tuesday..." November 27

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    Sam Smith @SamSmithHoops

    Thibs said post game he preferred to be cautious and told Rose not to play in the second half. No specific additional injury, Thibodeau said

  • Thibs: Rose is 'not real comfortable'

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose returned to the floor in Monday night's 97-95 win over the Utah Jazz after missing the previous four games because of a strained left hamstring. Rose went 5-for-10 from the field with 18 points, five assists and three rebounds in 25 minutes, but it was..." November 25

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    Fred B. Mitchell @kicker34

    Rose and Gasol both playing tonight

  • Bulls' Rose, Gasol game-time decision vs. Jazz

    ESPN Chicago "Derrick Rose is a game-time decision for Monday night's contest against the Utah Jazz as he continues to recover from a strained left hamstring he suffered Nov. 13. Rose has missed the Bulls' last four games. "If it feels good enough and it's not fatiguing when I'm out there during..." November 24

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    Sun-Times Basketball @suntimes_hoops

    No Rose, Gasol or Hinrich tonight.

  • Derrick Rose will not play Thursday; absence likely to extend to next week

    The Score "Derrick Rose's hamstring strain, which he initially said was just cramping, is starting to appear more serious than first believed. According to head coach Tom Thibodeau, Rose will sit out his third consecutive game with the injury when the Bulls take on the Kings in a nationally-televised..." November 20

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Bulls officially list Rose as questionable for Pacers.

  • Derrick Rose tweaks hamstring, calls it minor

    Chicago Tribune "There are many reasons Joakim Noah is considered the emotional leader of the Bulls. Perhaps never have they been displayed in fuller force than late Thursday night after the Bulls’ impressive 100-93 victory over the Raptors at Air Canada Centre. Following yet another drama-filled day for..." November 14

  • Bulls' Rose unfazed by critics of comments

    ESPN Chicago "After acknowledging on Tuesday that he was thinking about life after basketball as it pertained to his playing schedule this season, Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose says he does not understand why so many people got upset by his comments. "No," he said before Thursday's shootaround. "No,..." November 13

  • Bulls defend Derrick Rose after controversial comments

    Chicago Tribune "Derrick Rose declined to address reporters after practice Wednesday at the United Center. But one day after Rose made comments that created widespread attention about his decision-making process for playing with pain, his coaches and teammates spoke for him. And what they said strongly defended..." November 12

  • Derrick Rose thinking about ‘long-term’ when sitting out games

    Chicago Sun-Times "File this latest explanation from Bulls point guard Derrick Rose under “decent idea, poor execution.’’ Very poor. After his best performance of the season Tuesday in the victory over the Pistons, Rose discussed Wednesday the sprained ankles that forced him to miss four games. That’s when..." November 12

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    Chicago Bulls @chicagobulls

    Rose in starting lineup with Bulls about to face Bucks. @SamSmithHoops reports from Milwaukee:

  • Bulls expect Rose (ankles) to play Tuesday

    ESPN Chicago "Bulls point guard Derrick Rose went through all of Tuesday's shootaround and is expected to play against the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night. "He's probable," coach Tom Thibodeau said. Rose sprained both of his ankles during last Friday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers and sat out..." November 04

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    Jessica Camerato @JCameratoNBA

    Bulls announce Jimmy Butler (L thumb sprain), Taj Gibson (L ankle sprain), Derrick Rose (both ankles sprains) probable tomorrow vs Magic

  • Derrick Rose sits out with soreness

    Chicago Tribune "Derrick Rose sat out the Chicago Bulls' Thursday practice at the Advocate Center with what coach Tom Thibodeau called "a little lower-body soreness." Rose, who has played sparingly in the Bulls' first two preseason games, spent post-practice time lifting weights and conditioning. With the Bulls..." October 09

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    Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

    Thibs says he expects Rose to play without restrictions. Says Bulls will monitor how he's feeling, but says he needs to play through rust.

  • Derrick Rose to donate $1 million to Chicago charity

    Sporting News "Derrick Rose is giving back to his hometown in a big way. The Bulls' MVP point guard is donating $1 million to a Chicago charity that, among other things, helps set up apprenticeships for teenagers, the Chicago Tribune reports. The donation to After School Matters was announced Tuesday night..." September 24

  • Rose on his shot: 'Hell no, I'm not worried'

    Chicago Tribune "Team USA will vie for its fourth straight international gold medal Sunday after its 96-68 demolition of Lithuania on Thursday night at Palau Sant Jordi. The opponent in the FIBA World Cup final will be France or Serbia. And this makes Kenneth Faried sad. "I'm disappointed because I wanted to..." September 12

  • Bulls fans shouldn't panic over Rose's World Cup play

    CSN Chicago "OK, I know what you’re thinking. Derrick Rose went 1-for-6 from the field against New Zealand! He’s got seven turnovers in three games and has been relegated to a clear back-up role behind Cavs’ All-Star Kyrie Irving! My advice, relax, Derrick will be just fine. Rose’s lack of numbers so far..." September 04

  • Derrick Rose ‘fine’ with coming off the bench for Team USA

    Pro Basketball Talk "Heading into the FIBA World Cup this summer, the most interesting storyline for Team USA was the return of Derrick Rose. Rose had played just 10 games in total over his last two NBA seasons due to injury, and this was going to be his first time back on the court in competitive play since..." September 02

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    DRose will back up Kyrie Irving vs. Finland. "I'm feeling good right now," Bulls star says. Likens 5 games in 6 days to "AAU-type schedule"

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Thibodeau says he expects Rose to practice tomorrow and play Friday. Said staff expected him to have 'soreness' after last Saturday.

  • USA's Rose plans to play Friday against Puerto Rico "Derrick Rose told reporters Wednesday that he will play in Team USA's scrimmage Friday night against Puerto Rico. "Just trying to protect myself, just knowing that this is a long, long schedule and this is the most basketball I'll be playing in two years," Rose said. "So I'm just going in,..." August 21

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Derrick Rose participated in Team USA's shootaround this AM at MSG. Moved well, I'm told, and still on course to play vs. Dominican Republic

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    Sam Smith @SamSmithHoops

    Derrick Rose out of USA practice Tuesday after Monday rest. Makes sense with heavy schedule ahead. No big issues. Expected to play Wednesday

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    No Derrick Rose in this Team USA practice on ESPN2. "Planned light day" and knees in ice for D-Rose after his United Center return SAT night

  • Derrick Rose discusses growing tension with Bulls — exclusive

    Chicago Sun-Times "This wasn’t going to end well. Not for the Bulls and not for Derrick Rose. It still possibly won’t. But for the first time in his career, the star point guard from Englewood who has three years left on his contract seems ready to accept the responsibility of making sure the rocky..." August 01

  • Coach K on Rose: “Derrick’s played great, not good, and hasn’t held anything back”

    Pro Basketball Talk "Three days into Team USA training camp for the World Cup and the reviews are coming in on Derrick Rose — and they are glowing. “Derrick’s played great, not good, and hasn’t held anything back,” coach Mike Krzyzewski said. “He’s playing well,” fellow Chicagoan Anthony Davis added. “He’s..." July 31

  • Boeheim calls Rose 'most impressive' player

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose continued to open eyes Tuesday in Team USA's training camp as he makes his way back from a torn meniscus in his right knee that cost him all but 10 games last season. Rose, who has played in just 49 games over the last three seasons because of various..." July 29

  • Derrick Rose won't recover from injury in 1 day

    SB Nation "Derrick Rose has played in 10 games over the last two NBA seasons, and just 50 since winning the MVP in the 2010-11 season while taking the Chicago Bulls to the Eastern Conference Finals. Meanwhile, the Miami Heat, the Bulls' chief rival the past few seasons, participated in 66 postseason games..." July 29

  • Derrick Rose Plans to Make Doubters Eat Their Words

    SLAM Online "Chicago Bulls superstar point guard Derrick Rose is in Las Vegas to try out for Team USA ahead of the World Cup of hoops in Spain next month. During the unveiling of a pair of adidas signature kicks this weekend (the D Rose 5 and Crazylight Boost), the 25-year old Rose spoke with confidence about..." July 28

  • Bulls' Rose ready for USA Basketball

    Chicago Tribune "Everyone associated with Derrick Rose’s second straight serious knee rehabilitation has said the process has gone smoothly. Now, it’s finally time to publicly see the results. Rose on Monday will be one of 19 players at USA Basketball’s five-day minicamp in Las Vegas. The week begins the..." July 28

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Derrick Rose is practicing again today with Bulls' summer-league entry after experiencing no issues following Tuesday night practice.

  • Bulls GM: Rose 'looks ready to go'

    Chicago Tribune "The Chicago Bulls remain hopeful that Derrick Rose will participate in USA Basketball’s minicamp at the end of July. “All indications have been that he would participate," general manager Gar Forman said Monday. "We’ll visit with him in the next couple of days. From a physical standpoint, he’s..." June 30

  • Bulls: Rose's health not obstacle "The Chicago Bulls say they are not concerned about Derrick Rose's health status being an obstacle in any potential recruiting pitch they make to prospective free agents over the coming weeks. Rose, a former league MVP, has only played in 50 games the past three seasons because of various..." June 27

  • Report: Derrick Rose would be 'fine' to play if season started today "The Chicago Tribune reports in a mailbag with Bulls reporter K.C. Johnson that Derrick Rose has had no setbacks, is set to join Team USA for mini-camp before the World Cup, and that if the season started today, he would play. Don't get me wrong: I'm thankful for the lack of daily updates on..." June 17

  • Bulls: Derrick Rose's comeback more low-key this time around

    CSN Chicago "As well as Joakim Noah played en route to winning Defensive Player of the Year and making his second consecutive All-Star Game appearance, as much as an improvement Sixth Man of the Year runner-up Taj Gibson made, as pleasantly surprising D.J. Augustin’s emergence was after his midseason..." May 14

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Derrick Rose took contact for first time yesterday. And, no, he's not coming back and remains out for postseason.

  • Derrick Rose making 'great progress' "Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is progressing in his rehabilitation, and the team expects him to return at 100 percent, general manager Gar Forman said Thursday night. "He's making great progress," Forman said on ESPN Chicago 1000's "GameNight." "When he had the injury, we were very lucky that..." April 18

  • Derrick Rose practicing with Bulls’ second unit

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Bulls say Derrick Rose will not play again this season. Let’s start there. They’ve always said that and continue to say that. There’s no reason to suspect they believe otherwise. But until Chicago’s season actually ends, some speculation will continue about whether Rose could return at..." March 31

  • Rose begins non-contact drills, remains out for season

    Chicago Tribune "Derrick Rose is out for the season. The Bulls have made that clear and never have wavered from that position since Nov. 25, the day his torn right medial meniscus was repaired surgically. Rose suffered the injury in Portland, Ore., on Nov. 22. But all along, the Bulls and Rose expressed hope..." March 26