Derrick Rose RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Bulls’ Thibodeau, Forman reiterate Derrick Rose is out for season

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Chicago Bulls have learned their lesson from last year. Last playoffs the Bulls wouldn’t definitively say “Derrick Rose is out for the year” and that left a cloud over the team — coach Tom Thibodeau and the players were asked about it daily. It was a distraction. Over the weekend the New..." March 25

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    I'm told D-Rose would love for Melo to join Bulls as well. If Bulls ask Rose to help recruit, he will..

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Thibodeau on DRose: "I saw the way he responded with the ACL. He has an even greater determination now. That’s going to serve him well."

  • Rose Unlikely To Practice With Bulls This Season

    Real GM Basketball "Tom Thibodeau said it is "most likely not" that Derrick Rose will practice with the Chicago Bulls this season. Rose suffered a torn meniscus in November and was ruled out for the remainder of the season. Rose has been around the Bulls more over the past month and the team appreciates his..." February 11

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    Aggrey Sam @CSNBullsInsider

    Thibs: Derrick off crutches, will probably start traveling in next couple weeks.

  • Bulls' Derrick Rose 'doing fine' "Chicago Bulls star point guard Derrick Rose is "doing fine," according to head coach Tom Thibodeau, but is still not ready to sit on the bench as he continues his rehab from right knee surgery. "He's doing fine," Thibodeau said after Saturday morning's shootaround. "Doing fine -- coming..." December 29

  • Derrick Rose No Longer Humble, Hometown Kid "Complaining while not playing is a bad look for someone who has sold a phony reputation as a humble, team-oriented kid. According to a story in the New York Daily News, Rose is now unhappy that the Bulls will have to reconstruct their roster in an effort to win a championship, apparently..." December 19

  • Injured Bulls star Rose is fearful Chicago’s cupboard will soon be bare

    New York Daily News "Derrick Rose has real concerns these days, but those have nothing to do with returning from his latest round of major knee surgery. Rather, his concerns center on his team’s future makeup. Rose has told several confidantes that he is worried that the Bulls will start to let the team hit the..." December 14

  • Bulls' Rose vows strong comeback

    Chicago Tribune "Murray Park sits on Chicago's South Side, roughly nine miles down Ashland Avenue from the United Center. Derrick Rose's world has expanded exponentially in superficial ways like riches and fame since his youthful days spent honing his skills on that playground in Englewood. But those..." December 06

  • Bulls' Rose won't rule out a playoff return "Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose said Thursday he won't close the door on returning for the playoffs if his surgically repaired knee is up to it. "If I'm healthy and the situation is right, I'm going to be back playing," Rose said Thursday during a news conference in his first public comments..." December 05

  • Bulls' GM Forman talks Rose, team with

    CSN Chicago "Bulls general manager Gar Forman has been making the local media rounds over the past two days, offering one-on-one phone interviews to beat reporters covering the team to discuss Derrick Rose’s season-ending right-knee injury Friday in Portland and subsequent surgery to repair his medial meniscus..." November 27

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Gar Forman on DRose: "The prognosis is 100 percent recovery. He will go through a rehab period that’s going to take approximately 6 months."

  • Derrick Rose injury won't change Chicago Bulls' plans

    USA Today "By ruling out Derrick Rose for the season, the Chicago Bulls eliminated any speculation about his return. That allows them to concentrate on this season without his status overshadowing everything. Even though they're off to a slow start, hovering around .500, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau,..." November 26

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    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    Bulls just announced Derrick Rose is out for the season after undergoing surgery to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee.

  • Derrick Rose done for season "Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will miss the rest of the season after undergoing knee surgery Monday, the team announced. The former MVP had the medial meniscus repaired in his right knee at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. The surgery was supposed to be performed by Dr...." November 25

  • Derrick Rose's injury could impact Bulls' future

    CSN Chicago "So now what? In the wake of Derrick Rose's right medial meniscus tear, which will require surgery, the Bulls have some decisions to make. Depending on Rose's recovery time — the point guard is out indefinitely — the championship expectations the team entered this season with haven't been..." November 24

  • Report: Derrick Rose injury could ‘accelerate’ attempts to trade Luol Deng

    Pro Basketball Talk "The news of the latest injury to Derrick Rose, a torn meniscus that will require surgery, is devastating on multiple levels. You have to feel for Rose personally, of course, considering all of the hard work he put in to come back from an injury to his other knee that forced him to miss all of..." November 24

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    If Derrick Rose has meniscus reattached---the way it's leaning---and misses rest of season, he'll have played in 50 games over 3 seasons.

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Unlike Rose's torn ACL, Bulls won't wait on this surgery because no "prehab" needed or wait for swelling to subside. Should happen soon.

  • Rose to have surgery for meniscus tear in right knee, out indefinitely

    Rotoworld "Derrick Rose has a torn medial meniscus in his right knee, and he'll be out indefinitely after having surgery. This isn't the same knee which cost Rose the entire 2012-13 season, and the good news is that there's been no mention of his ACL or MCL, two ligaments frequently associated with medial..." November 23

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    Sam Smith @SamSmithHoops

    Rose out rest of game with what's called right knee injury. Looked like his knee buckled a bit on a drive and turnover when he slid.

  • Even in Bulls' loss, Rose takes another step in right direction

    CSN Chicago "In the first half of Thursday night’s 97-87 loss to the Nuggets at the Pepsi Center, Bulls point guard Derrick Rose looked like he had started to turn the corner. Not just in the literal sense — though he did that, too — but in terms of making meaningful progress in fighting through his..." November 22

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    Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

    Rose says he is still dealing with turf toe. He's dealt with it twice already in his career and knows exactly what Butler is going through.