Derrick Rose RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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 "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 "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."

  • Derrick Rose expected to rejoin Bulls on Wednesday

    ESPN Chicago "Derrick Rose is expected to rejoin the Bulls on Wednesday as he continues to recover from a fractured left orbital, according to Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg. "Follow-up [exam] went very well," Hoiberg said after Saturday's practice. "They've advised him to continue to let that sight heal, and they..." October 05

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    Vincent Goodwill @vgoodwill

    Doctors have advised Derrick Rose to stay indoors until Wednesday to let his sight heal

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Hoiberg says Rose surgery went as expected. No timetable yet.

  • Rose will resume basketball activities in 2 weeks

    The Score "Point guard Derrick Rose is expected to resume basketball activities in two weeks after undergoing a procedure to repair his fractured left orbital bone, the Chicago Bulls announced Wednesday. The procedure went as expected, the team added. The 26-year-old sustained the injury during the..." September 30

  • There's hope Derrick Rose can return for Bulls opener vs. Cavs

    Chicago Tribune "The Bulls planned for training camp to be filled with good vibes and positive thinking after hiring new coach Fred Hoiberg and returning a 50-win team intact with room for growth. Instead, the first practice delivered a stunning, if familiar, storyline. Derrick Rose caught an accidental..." September 30

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    Vincent Goodwill @vgoodwill

    Butler on Rose’s contract comments: "He can talk about unicorns and rainbows for all I care. Just help us win some basketball games.’’

  • Derrick Rose Suffers Orbital Fracture, Will have Surgery "Bulls Guard Derrick Rose was struck in the face by an elbow during today’s practice. He was taken by the Bulls medical staff to Rush University Medical Center for testing and evaluation which determined he sustained a left orbital fracture. After consultation with several specialists, it has been..." September 29

  • Derrick Rose -- Accuser Consented to Group Sex ... Mad Over Sex Toy

    TMZ "NBA superstar Derrick Rose says he and his friends are NO RAPISTS -- claiming the ex-girlfriend accusing them of drugging and gang raping her is LYING because she gave them consent to have sex on the night in question ... this according to court docs obtained by TMZ Sports. We broke the story..." September 29

  • Derrick Rose mentions 2017 free agency, eyes that cash

    Pro Basketball Talk "NBA players all over the league noticed — Wesley Matthews got $70 million while still recovering from a torn Achilles, Reggie Jackson got $89 million, Enes Kanter got $70 million, and we could go on — and they drooled. Both publicly on Twitter and privately. They saw the impact of the new..." September 29

  • Bulls: Derrick Rose proclaims his innocence in strongest statements to date

    CSN Chicago "Derrick Rose didn’t hide from the allegations of sexual assault that have been levied on him in a civil suit from a former acquaintance, and the Bulls franchise offered him full support as the 2015-16 season kicks off. Rose was going to be center stage no matter the circumstance, but given the..." September 29

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    Vincent Goodwill @vgoodwill

    Gar on Rose's lawsuit: "We understand there’s a process he needs to go through but Derrick is part of our family. He’s got our full support"

  • Rose denies allegations he sexually assaulted ex-girlfriend

    USA Today "Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose on Thursday denied allegations that he sexually assaulted an ex-girlfriend in Aug. 2013, saying in a statement issued to USA TODAY Sports that he is innocent. “I am just focusing on staying healthy and getting ready for the season,” Rose said in the statement. “I..." August 28

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    Liz Mullen @SBJLizMullen

    Derrick Rose spokesperson: "The plaintiff's allegations are completely false and without any factual basis.“

  • Derrick Rose spokesperson calls lawsuit alleging rape “outrageous,” a “shakedown”

    Pro Basketball Talk "A woman saying she was a former girlfriend of Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose has filed a lawsuit against him featuring some very serious and troubling allegations — that he and a friend had drugged and gang raped her. These came without criminal charges — she had not gone to the police about the..." August 27

  • Derrick Rose -- Accused of Drugging and Gang Raping Ex-Girlfriend

    TMZ "Derrick Rose is being sued by a woman who claims the NBA superstar and two of his friends drugged and gang raped her. The woman, identified only as Jane Doe, says she and Rose dated from 2011 to 2013. During that time, Rose allegedly tried to pressure her to masturbate in front of him, allow..." August 27

  • Apparently Jerry Colangelo's not ruling out Derrick Rose for Team USA 2016

    CBS Sports "Earlier this week, USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said that because Derrick Rose chose not to attend minicamp this week in Las Vegas, the Bulls star would not be considered for Team USA's Olympics squad for Rio 2016. In the same interview session where he revealed that he's interested in..." August 15

  • Jimmy Butler on Rose: 'I don't think either one of us is going anywhere'

    CBS Sports "Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler has already addressed the rumors about a rift with Derrick Rose, but the story isn't going away. In an interview with ESPN 1000's "The Waddle and Silvy Show," Butler reiterated that he didn't think it would be a discussion if the Bulls had performed better in..." August 14

  • Jerry Colangelo confirms: Derrick Rose won’t represent Team USA in 2016 Olympics

    Pro Basketball Talk "What if Derrick Rose plays this season like 2010-11, when he won MVP? Russell Westbrook indicates it’s possible. Could the Bulls star – despite skipping this week’s minicamp, which USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo deemed mandatory for Olympic inclusion – make the 2016 Olympic..." August 12