Derrick Rose RUMORS & NEWS

  • Are Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler figuring out how to play together?

    Pro Basketball Talk "For at least one night, they looked like one of the more formidable backcourt combinations in the NBA. Thursday night in Los Angeles Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler looked comfortable together — they played 19 minutes together and the Bulls were +18. Early in the game Butler pushed the pace in..." January 30

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    Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

    Hoiberg says Rose is "good to go" tonight vs. Lakers.

  • Derrick Rose won't return vs. Heat after exiting with hamstring, back injuries

    The Score "Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose won't return to Monday's game at the United Center against the Miami Heat due to injuries to both his lower back and right hamstring, the team announced. Backup Aaron Brooks started the second half in his place. He's the only guard head coach Fred Hoiberg..." January 25

  • Rose remaining cautious with body, will work on 'individual goals' next season

    The Score "Missing 212 games due to injuries over his previous four seasons has led to the Chicago Bulls taking an understandably cautious approach with regard to the health of the city's native son, Derrick Rose. Rose - who sat out Thursday's overtime nail-biter against the Philadelphia 76ers, giving his..." January 15

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    Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

    Rose says he's not playing tonight.

  • Derrick Rose Q&A: 'I can't get mad at what they say'

    ESPN "After all the ups and downs Derrick Rose has dealt with over the past four years, few would blame him if he wanted to start over somewhere else. But despite all the speculation surrounding his future, Rose, who will become a free agent after next season, wants to make something very clear: He..." January 12

  • Derrick Rose happy about Jimmy Butler's emergence: 'It's fun to see'

    CBS Sports "Jimmy Butler has clearly emerged as the Chicago Bulls' No. 1 option, and it sounds like Derrick Rose is OK with this development. Two days after scoring 40 points in a half, Butler led the team with 32 points on 11-for-21 shooting and 10 assists as the Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 117-106 on..." January 06

  • Derrick Rose is expected to play Tuesday after missing three games

    ESPN "Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is expected to play on Tuesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks after missing the last three games because of a sore right hamstring and a sore right knee. Rose had an MRI on that knee on Monday which showed no structural damage and went through Monday's activities..." January 05

  • Derrick Rose clears MRI but listed as day-to-day

    Chicago Tribune "Derrick Rose’s MRI exam on his right leg revealed no structural damage and the Bulls listed him as day-to-day. “He’ll be a game-time decision (Tuesday versus the Bucks),” coach Fred Hoiberg said. Rose has missed three games with right hamstring tendinitis. He planned to play Sunday in..." January 04

  • Derrick Rose has 'a little bit' of pain in right knee, to have MRI Monday

    CBS Sports "Missing his third consecutive game due to a sore right hamstring, Derrick Rose could only watch and cheer on his Chicago Bulls teammate Jimmy Butler as he scored 40 points in the second half against the Toronto Raptors on Sunday. While Rose's hamstring officially kept him out, he has also been..." January 04

  • Derrick Rose out vs. Raptors, will undergo MRI on sore knee

    The Score "Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will not face the Toronto Raptors on Sunday due to lingering pain in his hamstring. He's scheduled to undergo an MRI on Monday, according to multiple reports." January 03

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    Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

    Hoiberg says Rose still has soreness in his hamstring. He'll get treatment throughout day, he'll warm up before game and then they'll decide

  • Bulls’ Derrick Rose out against Pacers with hamstring tendinitis

    SI "Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will miss Wednesday’s game against the Indiana Pacers with right hamstring tendinitis, the team announced. Rose, a late scratch for the game, is in midst of a strong three-game stretch that included his first back-to-back 20 point games of the season. The Bulls..." December 30

  • Derrick Rose doesn't believe in numbers when it comes to his protective mask

    Chicago Sun-Times "Derrick Rose doesn’t care what the numbers say. He rarely does. The Bulls point guard will enter tonight’s game with the Pacers shooting 50.7 percent in the restricted area since he got rid of the protective mask he was wearing in the aftermath of orbital surgery. With the mask he was..." December 30

  • Derrick Rose rape accuser bragged about using ‘sex belt’ with him?

    Larry Brown Sports "Derrick Rose has maintained his innocence in the wake of being accused of sexually assaulting a woman more than two years ago, and he claims a sex toy can help exonerate him. Rose is being sued for more than $20 million by a woman who alleges that the Bulls star and two friends broke into her..." December 22

  • Derrick Rose accidentally ditches protective mask

    The Score "Much has been made of the struggles of Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose. The fallen star, bent and broken by injuries, has looked like a shell of himself. But the former MVP rose to the occasion during Thursday's win over the Los Angeles Clippers. After going scoreless in the first half,..." December 11

  • Derrick Rose: 'Once I catch that rhythm, it's going to be scary'

    The Score "Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose, the broken, battered, and sprained former superstar, has been a shell of his former self this season. Rose is averaging 13.3 points per game while shooting 34.3 percent from the field and 18.8 percent from deep. To put those numbers into context, Rose has..." December 03

  • John Calipari says Derrick Rose 'doesn't have a real high pain threshold'

    Chicago Sun-Times "When John Calipari coached Derrick Rose and Memphis into the NCAA title game in 2008, the explosive guard didn’t miss a game for the runner-up Tigers (38-2). Things have been different for Rose in the NBA. Since his MVP season with the Bulls in 2010-11, Rose has not played in 20 consecutive..." December 02

  • Jimmy Butler: Mason Plumlee 'cost me $2,500'; I'm asking him to pay me back

    ESPN "Bulls All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler plans to ask Trail Blazers big man Mason Plumlee to pay his fine after Butler was called for a technical foul during the fourth quarter of Chicago's 93-88 win over Portland when the two got tangled up. The play in question came with 4:17 left in the game and..." November 25

  • Derrick Rose to play and start vs. Trail Blazers

    CSN Chicago "Derrick Rose went through a second full practice Monday in Portland and barring anything crazy happening, will play Tuesday night against the Trail Blazers, a place that hasn’t been the kindest to him or the Bulls. Many will remember Rose tore his right meniscus, two years ago yesterday, in..." November 24

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Hoiberg said Rose went through full practice, will be re-evaluated tomorrow.

  • Derrick Rose out vs. Golden State

    ESPN "Because of a sprained ankle, Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will not play Friday night when Chicago faces the Golden State Warriors. "Not yet," Rose said after Friday's shootaround. "Big game tonight. Of course I would love to play in it, but I got to be smart about what I have going on and..." November 20

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Per Bulls injury report, Derrick Rose officially listed as doubtful vs. Suns with sprained left ankle.

  • Bulls' Derrick Rose listed as 'doubtful' vs. Suns with ankle sprain

    CSN Chicago "It looks likes the Bulls will be without Derrick Rose to start off the Circus Road trip. Rose is listed as doubtful for Wednesday's matchup against the Phoenix Suns, according to the Bulls' injury report. The Bulls guard suffered a sprained left ankle in Monday's 96-95 win over the Indiana..." November 18

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Per Bulls injury report, Derrick Rose officially listed as doubtful vs. Suns with sprained left ankle.

  • Bulls Point Guard Derrick Rose Leaves Tonight's Game With Ankle Injury

    Complex "Let us know if this sounds familiar, okay? Derrick Rose left tonight's game early with an injury. In the fourth quarter of Monday's contest against the Indiana Pacers, Rose rolled his left ankle while driving towards the basket on Monta Ellis." November 17

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Hoiberg said Rose's double vision could last 3 months.

  • Rose could be impacted by blurry vision for up to three months

    ESPN "Derrick Rose says he is feeling more comfortable on the floor as he continues to recover from a left orbital fracture, but Chicago Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg acknowledged Sunday that Rose may be dealing with blurred vision for another couple months. Rose suffered the fracture during the Bulls'..." November 15

  • The Bulls would be insane to give up on Derrick Rose

    USA Today "Derrick Rose brushed off the critics on Thursday night, when the Bulls point guard and former NBA MVP went off for 29 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists in a huge win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. The game was a needed one for Rose, who was coming off the worst three-game stretch of his..." November 06

  • Is the writing on the wall for a Derrick Rose breakup with Bulls?

    CBS Sports "The fairy tale has become a nightmare and eventually one of these sides, if not both, have to wake up. Derrick Rose became a national star at Simeon Career Academy in Chicago, just a couple years before the Chicago Bulls took him with the No. 1 overall pick. Few players get to be the star of..." November 05

  • Derrick Rose finally understanding that he doesn't need to be 100 percent to be productive

    Chicago Sun-Times "Mornings have become an adventure for Derrick Rose. That’s when the Bulls point guard wakes up, looks around, and takes an inventory on where his vision is. Unfortunately, since about Sept. 30, when Rose underwent surgery to repair a fractured left orbital bone, he’s getting an all too..." November 03

  • Derrick Rose accuser seeks $21.5 million

    Chicago Tribune "The woman who has accused Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose of rape is seeking $21.5 million in damages, according to court documents. Rose and two of his friends are being sued by the 29-year-old woman, who alleges the basketball player sexually assaulted her in Los Angeles in August 2013. Rose..." October 28

  • Rose says he played season opener with left eye shut

    The Score "Derrick Rose suited up and played 32 big minutes in the Chicago Bulls' season opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night, despite a swollen left eye that still isn't functioning properly. After the Bulls pulled out a 97-95 win, Rose admitted he's still dealing with vision problems..." October 28

  • Derrick Rose ready for season opener against Cavs

    NBA.com "I was reminded Monday after Bulls practice about Jerry’s mom from the Seinfeld series. She’d heard about “Crazy” Joe Davola not liking Jerry. She’s stunned, in disbelief. “How can anyone not like you!” she exclaims. “Doesn’t like you? How can that be?” And then there was Derrick Rose Monday..." October 27

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Rose: "I'm just happy to be playing." Eye is more open. Still has some blurry vision.

  • Derrick Rose or Jimmy Butler, who runs the Bulls' offense?

    Sporting News "The Chicago Bulls have most NBA experts in agreement, but that's not necessarily a good thing. Few project them to be on the road in their opening playoff series, and many believe they will be the team that gets to lose to the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals. Still, the quietly..." October 26

  • Hoiberg: Derrick Rose will play vs. Cleveland

    CSN Chicago "A turbulent offseason isn’t going to keep Derrick Rose from playing in Tuesday’s NBA opener against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Rose made his preseason debut last Friday against the Mavericks, this time coming back from a fractured left orbital suffered in the first practice of..." October 25

  • Bulls Rose on reported rift with Butler: It's so false

    CSN Chicago "Rift? What rift? Reports have surfaced all over the place concerning a disconnect between the Bulls' two biggest stars, Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler, but there has yet to be any public evidence to prove it. Butler has never acknowledged that there has been any issues with playing alongside..." October 25

  • Rose 'loves' Hoiberg's offense, plans on playing in Bulls' season opener

    CBS Sports "Having to undergo surgery to repair a fractured left orbital suffered on the first day of training camp, Derrick Rose has not had a lot of time practicing or playing in new Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg's offense. Rose finally got his experience playing in Hoiberg's system on Friday night in an..." October 24

  • Derrick Rose to make preseason debut for Bulls

    Chicago Tribune "Derrick Rose indeed will make his preseason debut Friday when the Bulls play host to the Mavericks in a neutral site home exhibition, their last. More importantly, both Rose and coach Fred Hoiberg said if Rose's left eye reacts favorably to game conditions, he's on track to play in Tuesday's..." October 23

  • Rose hopeful about playing final preseason game

    NBA.com "Derrick Rose Friday will play in his first preseason game for the 2015-16 season. Unless, of course, he doesn’t. But it is now looking—even if Rose’s rose colored glasses still are showing two of everything—as if Rose will at least play for a few minutes when the Bulls close the preseason in..." October 23

  • Hoiberg still unsure of Rose's status for opening night, but says no restrictions for him this season

    The Score "Rookie Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg is still not sure if Derrick Rose will be able to play on opening night against the Cleveland Cavaliers next Tuesday, but he says there will be no restrictions placed on the point guard going into this season. "It's still too early to tell I think,..." October 19

  • Derrick Rose returns to practice

    ESPN Chicago "Derrick Rose, wearing a new mask as he continues to recover from a fractured left orbital, still isn't sure if he will be ready for the Bulls' regular-season opener Oct. 27 against the Cleveland Cavaliers. "Who knows?" Rose said. "My eye is getting better every day, so that's the only thing I..." October 16

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Rose said "who knows" when asked if he'll be ready for Opening Night.

  • Derrick Rose cleared for some non-contact activity

    The Score "The Chicago Bulls are still taking it slowly with Derrick Rose. The point guard was cleared for some non-contact activity by the team on Wednesday, although that doesn't necessarily mean basketball activity, according to head coach Fred Hoiberg. Rose is recovering from surgery to repair a..." October 14

  • Derrick Rose attends Bulls shootaround; status to be determined

    CSN Chicago "The Bulls had a surprise visitor of sorts at their morning shootaround as they prepared for their fourth preseason game Tuesday morning. As in their starting point guard, Derrick Rose, still recovering from orbital bone surgery after an injury he suffered on the first day of training camp. It’s..." October 13

  • Derrick Rose 'most likely' won't play in preseason, opener in jeopardy

    Chicago Tribune "Originally, Derrick Rose was supposed to be cleared for full activity on Wednesday, two weeks after surgery repaired his fractured left orbital bone. Now, despite Rose shooting a few free throws on Tuesday, the Bulls said Rose "most likely" will miss all eight exhibition games and placed his..." October 13

  • Bulls seeking Derrick Rose's clearance for practice this week

    ESPN Chicago "Derrick Rose may be cleared for practice this week as he continues to recover from a fractured left orbital, Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg said. Rose was seen publicly at the Advocate Center for the first time Monday since suffering the injury during the Bulls' first practice Sept. 29. "Derrick's..." October 12

  • Jimmy Butler hasn't been thrilled with Derrick Rose's 'work ethic'

    Chicago Sun-Times "According to the source, Butler considers Rose a friend, but “doesn’t have a lot of respect for his work ethic.’’ In Butler’s mind, Rose was considered the face of the franchise, and if the face of the franchise wasn’t busting his butt in practice every day, especially last season, what was the..." October 07

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Hoiberg visited Rose yesterday and reviewed film. Said his eye is swollen shut but is in "great spirits."