Derrick Rose RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Derrick Rose weighing rest vs. opportunity to play for Team USA

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bulls star guard Derrick Rose is still undecided about attending Team USA's minicamp, according to league sources. Rose has indicated in the past that he would like to play for Team USA in the Olympics, but sources told that he is weighing the potential benefits of..." August 02

  • Bulls' Jimmy Butler says Derrick Rose has 'always been in my corner'

    ESPN Chicago "Coming off his breakout season, Jimmy Butler shot down any talk of tension with Chicago Bulls backcourt mate Derrick Rose. "I think he's always been supportive of me being aggressive, especially on offense," Butler said on ESPN's "First Take" on Wednesday. "We all know that I'll be the..." July 16

  • Jimmy Butler on reported tension with Derrick Rose: 'I don't think we have any issues'

    Pro Basketball Talk "After signing a five-year, $95 million deal to stay with the Bulls, Jimmy Butler has a lot off his mind. His willingness to take the five-year deal after previous reports that he was looking for a shorter contract should put to rest the notion that he is going to have trouble playing with Derrick..." July 03

  • Will the Derrick Rose of old return?

    ESPN Chicago "Derrick Rose was disappointed that the Bulls' season came to a close after a lopsided loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals last week, but the 26-year-old former MVP seemed surprisingly upbeat given the circumstances. After missing all but one game in..." May 21

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Rose on his shoulder: "No effects, nothing lingering, so that’s a good sign."

  • Rose, Bulls come out firing to steal Game 1 from Cavs

    CSN Chicago "Stealing the first road game against a possibly rusty team in a building that has seen wins in 22 of the last 23 contests didn’t seem likely, but in the playoffs, series openers call for such streaks to be broken. It was improbable but not impossible for the Chicago Bulls, who played like a..." May 05

  • Rose says he's fine for 1st postseason appearance since 2012

    The Score "Derrick Rose did his best to shoot down concerns about his leg Wednesday night, but he conceded there was soreness in his left knee - the opposite one he recently underwent a meniscus procedure on - that caused him to sit the second half of the Chicago Bulls' regular season finale against the..." April 16

  • Derrick Rose's minutes could increase

    Chicago Tribune "Derrick Rose is feeling good. And so are the Bulls about their playoff prospects moving forward. Following Monday's morning shootaround at tiny Baruch College, Thibodeau said Rose will again play four segments against the Nets and his minutes could increase from the 28 he logged on Saturday..." April 13

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    Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

    Rose will start. @JeffGurt says the starters have only been together 19 times this season.

  • Derrick Rose to return to Bulls' lineup vs. Magic

    SB Nation "Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will return to the lineup against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, reports K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune. Coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters Rose's return is set "barring [a] setback" before tip-off. Rose underwent surgery on Feb. 27 to remove the..." April 08

  • Derrick Rose expected back this week

    Chicago Sun-Times "It’s supposed to be this week. It sure sounded like this week. It even felt like this week. Then again, everything with Derrick Rose seems to come with a warning label: Proceed with extreme caution. “Well, we’re hopeful,’’ coach Tom Thibodeau said on Sunday, when asked if he felt Rose..." April 06

  • Bulls' Derrick Rose pleased with rehab, noncommittal on return

    Chicago Tribune "Derrick Rose said strength in his right knee and conditioning are the last things he needs to develop before returning to action but wouldn't commit to a return date. Rose scrimmaged Monday and Tuesday in his first contact since having a small piece of his right meniscus removed Feb. 27. The..." April 03

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Nothing Rose said today or any other day has changed internal belief he will return in regular season. Rehab smooth. Scrimmages went well.

  • Derrick Rose's Return to Practice a 'Big Morale Boost' for Chicago Bulls

    Bleacher Report "There’s only one step left for Derrick Rose. When it comes is still unclear. But his renewed presence in practice has been huge for his Chicago Bulls teammates as the team gets ready for what they hope will be a deep playoff run. Rose cleared a major hurdle this week in his recovery from..." April 01

  • Rose participates in 5-on-5 scrimmage

    ESPN Chicago "For the first time since having a meniscectomy on his right knee on Feb. 27, Derrick Rose participated in a full-contact five-on-five scrimmage during Tuesday's practice. "He's just got to string some practices together," Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said. "Yesterday we established a baseline, and..." April 01

  • Derrick Rose goes through full-contact practice without issue

    The Score "The Eastern Conference playoffs could be set to get a lot more interesting. Derrick Rose participated in contact portions of practice for the Chicago Bulls on Monday, the first time he's done so since re-tearing the medial meniscus in his right knee in late February. That means he's more or..." March 30

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Bulls rested Gasol, Hinrich, Dunleavy and Brooks so Rose played 4 on 4.Thibodeau called him aggressive. Said him getting winded was expected

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Thibodeau said Rose likely cleared for contact next week. Bulls have 3 offdays between Knicks and Bucks.

  • Bulls' Derrick Rose remains on target for regular-season return

    Chicago Tribune "Derrick Rose said he expects to be cleared for contact either this week or next and remains confident he'll return from arthroscopic right knee surgery this season. "Oh yeah, I’m not worried about that," Rose said. "I’m feeling good. I’m trying to do all the right things. Put all the positives..." March 25

  • Derrick Rose could return to contact practice next week

    CSN Chicago "The calendars have been marked ever since Bulls GM Gar Forman uttered the phrase “four to six weeks”, centered around a potential return for Derrick Rose. And for those who saw the Bulls guard in a full lather working out before Saturday night’s debacle at the Palace, the optimism is still in..." March 23

  • Bulls' Joakim Noah on minute restriction: 'I don't want to be a distraction'

    CSN Chicago "Being caught in the middle of a controversy between his coach and the front office doesn’t sit well with Joakim Noah, who had to sit the last half of the fourth quarter of Sunday’s loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. The 32-minute restriction placed on him by management to coach Tom Thibodeau..." March 19

  • Thibodeau suggests Rose may be ahead of schedule

    The Score "Some good news came out of the Chicago Bulls' practice facility in the shadow of the United Center on Tuesday. Potentially, some very good news. Derrick Rose was a partial participant in practice and coach Tom Thibodeau said afterwards the franchise point guard is doing well in his recovery..." March 17

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    Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

    Thibs says Rose has entered the next phase of his rehab. Taking more shots. "It's step by step." Sounds confident he is making progress.

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    Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

    Thibs says Rose is still in initial stages of rehab. Riding stationary bike. Doesn't sound like he will travel with Bulls to Indy and SA.

  • Derrick Rose starts rehab 1 day after surgery

    The Score "For the third time in three seasons, Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will travel down the road to recovery. Thankfully, unlike his last two knee injuries, Rose's rehab should only span four-to-six weeks after receiving a meniscectomy to repair a partially torn meniscus. Rose began his..." March 01

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    Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

    Bulls announce Derrick Rose will have surgery tomorrow morning to repair a medial meniscus tear in his right knee.

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Bulls VP John Paxson: "The hope is that (Rose) will play this season."

  • Derrick Rose has options with his knee surgery

    USA Today "When Derrick Rose undergoes surgery to fix the torn medial meniscus in his right knee, a doctor will have options. The doctor could: Repair the meniscus, like a doctor did last time Rose tore the same meniscus 10 games into the 2013-14 season. Remove the meniscus, known as a..." February 26

  • The Parallels Of Derrick Rose And Penny Hardaway

    The Sports Fan Journal "This isn’t the way this was supposed to go. After having the pleasure of watching Derrick Rose lead my hometown Memphis Tigers to the NCAA basketball promised land. After cheering him on that magical, single season, I was supposed to be able to watch him dominate the NBA for years to..." February 26

  • Thibodeau: Rose injury 'unfair'

    ESPN Chicago "Less than a day after they announced that Derrick Rose again would need surgery on his right knee, the Chicago Bulls remained shocked and sympathetic. "I don't know what to say other than it's just so unfair," Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said after the team's morning practice ahead of Wednesday..." February 26

  • Bulls say Rose's spirits are high, optimistic he can return this season

    The Score "The Chicago Bulls looked understandably deflated in their 98-86 loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night, their first game since learning that point guard Derrick Rose will be out indefinitely after suffering his second right meniscus tear in three years. The sense right now appears to..." February 26

  • Bulls' Rose to have surgery on torn meniscus

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose has a torn meniscus in his right knee and will undergo surgery, the team said Tuesday. Rose reported earlier in the day with right knee pain. " February 25

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    From the Bulls: "Derrick Rose reported today with right knee pain. Exam and subsequent MRI confirmed medial meniscus tear of the right knee"

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Bulls just announced a meniscus tear in Derrick Rose's right knee

  • A Disconnected Derrick Rose?

    Basketball Insiders "After pulling out a tough win last night in Orlando, most of the Chicago Bulls players slowly dressed by their lockers. Some were taking their time icing sore body parts, some were a little quicker to get in the shower. But a glance around the locker room revealed something out of place. Where was..." February 10

  • Derrick Rose: Don't blame Thibodeau

    ESPN "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.