St. Paul Pioneer Press "The Chicago Bulls' exit from the playoffs with a three-point loss to the Miami Heat will only add fuel to Chicago's latest sports furor. Much of the city is livid that Derrick Rose did not return to the court after a year of rehabilitation from knee surgery. The Bulls, who were basically a..." May 20
SportingNews.com "Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal said Friday he’d lose some respect for a teammate who stayed on the sidelines the way Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose did this season. “A little bit. Yeah, I would,” Beal said in an interview with Washington radio station WJFK-FM (via The Washington..." May 18
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "There would be no Willis Reed-like inspirational moment for the Chicago Bulls, as their star point guard, Derrick Rose, continued to wear a stylish business suit instead of his No. 1 red jersey for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Wednesday night. Despite all the posturing, debating..." May 15
Deng didn't travel. DRose, Hinrich out. #Bulls
SportingNews.com "The Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose passed the one-year anniversary of his ACL surgery on Sunday, officially pushing beyond the initial eight-to-12 month recovery time. Rose had surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left knee on May 12, at which point Rose’s brother, Reggie, said the Bulls point..." May 13
New York Post "Perhaps Derrick Rose had his epiphany watching fellow Chicago native Iman Shumpert leap to the Garden’s pin-wheeled ceiling Tuesday night to slam home a put-back dunk — the slam of the playoffs. Rose and Shumpert tore their ACLs on the same night nearly 13 months ago. Shumpert returned Jan. 17,..." May 10
CBSSports.com "No emotional returns, no big talent boost, just more of the same for the Chicago Bulls in Game 3 against Miami. The Bulls announced at shootaround on Friday that PG Derrick Rose, PG Kirk Hinrich and SF Luol Deng are all out for Game 3. Vague reports had circulated, more than usual that is, that..." May 10
Thibs says Rose's status is the same. Nothing has changed.
Thibodeau tells reporters Deng, Hinrich and Rose out for tonight's Game 3 in Chicago. #HEATvBULLS
Hoopsworld.com "Throughout the season, many have wondered why the Chicago Bulls haven’t ruled out Derrick Rose and put an end to the speculation that he would return before the start of next year. The reason they’ve kept the possibility open is because they genuinely believe that Rose may be able to make his..." May 08
ESPN.com "Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah had an impassioned message for critics of teammate Derrick Rose after the Bulls' impressive 93-86 win over the Miami Heat on Monday night. Noah took a question regarding how much pride he and his team feel being able to win without Rose while so many pundits..." May 07
ESPN.com "The Chicago Bulls will be without Luol Deng, Derrick Rose and possibly Kirk Hinrich for Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal against the Miami Heat on Monday, but Rose said he is not ruling out playing at some point in the series. Rose said Monday that his status is "still up in the..." May 06
Chicago Tribune "Luol Deng and Derrick Rose will miss at least Game 1 of the Chicago Bulls’ Eastern Conference semifinals series against the Heat and Kirk Hinrich is doubtful, according to coach Tom Thibodeau. Deng, who has been in and out of the hospital after experiencing complications from a spinal tap..." May 06
SportingNews.com "Spots in the second round are quickly filling up here in the NBA playoffs, with only Game 7 standing in the way of setting the final eight. Most eager to see their foe: the Heat, who will get the winner of Saturday’s Nets-Bulls finale. If it’s Chicago, Miami will be wondering whether the Bulls..." May 03
Chicago Tribune "Coach Tom Thibodeau and Kirk Hinrich strongly defended Derrick Rose after Wednesday’s practice at the Berto Center, answering questions about TNT broadcaster and former Bull Steve Kerr’s comments that Rose “maybe owes it to his teammates” to return from left knee surgery because others are playing..." May 02
Chicago Tribune "Another day, another Derrick Rose story. Coach Tom Thibodeau and Kirk Hinrich strongly defended Rose following Wednesday's practice at the Berto Center, answering questions about TNT broadcaster and former Bull Steve Kerr's comments that Rose "maybe owes it to his teammates" to return from left..." May 01
Noah doing all right. Thibs expects same amount of minutes. Likely 20-25. DRose officially ruled out.
North Jersey "Joakim Noah whipped his head around his right shoulder and shot a furious glare down the 20-foot long hallway underneath the stands of Barclays Center where he had just walked. The Bulls center was asked moments before how badly he thought teammate Derrick Rose wanted to play against the Nets..." April 23
ESPN.com "Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau doesn't want to shut the door on possible return for Derrick Rose this season and is leaning on his previous experience as an assistant for the New York Knicks, Houston Rockets and Boston Celtics as guidance. Thibodeau said on Saturday that Rose was "most..." April 23
CSN Chicago "Things were eventful for the Bulls even before Game 1 of their first-round playoff series against the Nets tipped off Saturday evening. First, Joakim Noah, who seemed unlikely to play in the series opener, not only suited up, but started for the Bulls, despite his ongoing bout with plantar..." April 21
Chicago Tribune "Tom Thibodeau moved the closest to declaring Derrick Rose out for the season Saturday morning when he said the Bulls' star is "most likely out" moving forward in the postseason. "But you never know," Thibodeau said. "The playoffs are stretched out too, so you have to factor that in. Who knows..." April 20
New York Post "Even though he hasn’t played all season, the Bulls haven’t closed the door on Derrick Rose returning sometime during the playoffs. In an interview on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” yesterday, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau refused to rule out the possibility Rose could return to face the Nets sometime during..." April 19
Tom Thibodeau on ESPN just now talking about Derrick Rose: "He's not quite ready, but there's always a possibility."
Chicago Tribune "The only timeline the Bulls have given regarding Derrick Rose's return is eight to 12 months. That means, given the surgery took place May 12, missing the 2012-13 season always was a possibility. Now that Rose sitting out all season is all but a certainty, the Bulls and Rose have drawn some..." April 12
Thibodeau said Noah, Gibson, Rose are out. Deng is gametime, did shootaround.
Thibodeau said Noah, Rose, Hamilton, Deng, Gibson out vs. Raps. Belinelli in.
SportingNews.com "Each stage of Derrick Rose’s rehabilitation from an ACL tear in his left knee has been documented in great detail, with, at one point, the ability to jump off his left leg rating as a major priority in the progress toward a possible return. And, if we believe there is a chance he will return..." April 09
Chicago Sun-Times "If this season is truly over for Derrick Rose without playing a single minute, that’s still news to him. Rose continued to stay away from ruling himself out of a return to the court before the 2012-13 campaign ends, despite the regular season all but done, and the Bulls trying to get ready for..." April 08
Chicago Tribune "Derrick Rose disputed the theory he’s waiting until next season to play so that he can return without a minutes limit and said he would keep open the option of returning from knee surgery even during a Bulls’ playoff run. “Oh, no,” Rose said, when asked if he’d announce he’s sitting out this..." April 07
Thibodeau said he's "optimistic" about Noah, Belinelli playing vs. Pistons. Taj, Rip, DRose out.
CSN Chicago "Prior to the his team’s inspired, come-from-behind win over the Nets, Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau described injured superstar Derrick Rose as being “close” to returning to the lineup. “He’s close, but he’s not going to come back until he’s ready,” Thibodeau said before Thursday’s Bulls win..." April 05
Noah, Belinelli, Rose and Rip all out tonight.
Chicago Tribune "Bo knows Derrick. Bo Jackson, the former Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals outfielder who threw out the first pitch Monday at U.S. Cellular Field, defended Bulls star Derrick Rose for taking the deliberate course back to the court after ACL surgery last May. "I am quite sure that..." April 02
Noah says he is not playing tonight. Belinelli says he is likely out as well. Nothing new with Rose. Thibs says his status is the same.
Thibs latest on Rose: "...as long as he continues to improve, that’s all we’re concerned with. When he’s comfortable he’ll get out there."
Daily Herald "Is Derrick Rose ready to come back? Well, it was difficult to say based on a raucous, rotating game of 1-on-1 at the end of Tuesday's practice at the Berto Center. While Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau spoke to the media, Rose took part in the 1-on-1 contest, which also included Nazr Mohammed,..." March 27
Chicago Tribune "He feels stronger and believes his jumper has improved. But as far as when Derrick Rose unveils such developments, well, that's a deep, not to mention undefined, answer. "It can be tomorrow where I feel I can play next game," Rose said after Thursday's morning shootaround. "Nobody knows but..." March 22
ESPN.com "Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose said Thursday he still doesn't have a return date in mind, despite the fact less than a month remains in the regular season. "It could be tomorrow and I feel like I could play the next game," said Rose, who tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee..." March 21
Gibson, Hinrich both did full shootaround, gametime decisions. Rip obviously out. DRose "most likely out," which means out in Thibs-speak.
Hinrich and Gibson are game time decisions. Nothing new with Rose. Thibs says again it's 'unlikely' he plays tonight.
Chicago Sun-Times "It’s amazing what an imagination and social media will do, as evidenced by a rumor that blew up Saturday in which Derrick Rose would make his season debut Monday against the Denver Nuggets at the United Center. Two Bulls sources squashed the rumor, saying it’s business as usual for Rose as he..." March 17
ESPN.com "Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau said Thursday it's "unlikely" point guard Derrick Rose will make his season debut Friday night against the Golden State Warriors, but Thibodeau did acknowledge that he likes the way Rose continues to progress from a torn left ACL. "We'll see (Friday),"..." March 15
Chicago Sun-Times "Bulls practices figure to get a little more interesting after an embarrassing 121-79 loss to the lowly Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night. Coach Tom Thibodeau sounded like a man who would be making sure of that." March 14
Chicago Tribune "If the Kings move to Seattle and Wednesday indeed marked the Bulls' final trip to this state capital, Tom Thibodeau and Derrick Rose made the visit a memorable one. No, Rose didn't make his season debut after offseason knee surgery in the late tipoff at Sleep Train Arena. But one day after Rose..." March 14
Chicago Tribune "Speaking 10 months to the day since doctors repaired the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, Derrick Rose still doesn't know if he will play this season. And despite seemingly everyone having an opinion on his return, the Bulls' star remains unflustered, focusing on his continued..." March 13
Chicago Sun-Times "It’s all mental for Derrick Rose now. The hamstrings are better. The workouts easier. He can do everything physically. He’s feeling no pressure from the Bulls to return. Reggie’s just being Reggie. And there’s no rift between Derrick and the Bulls organization. He’ll be back when he feels..." March 13
Chicago Tribune "One day after Derrick Rose provided his latest health update, Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau strongly defended Rose's approach throughout his rehabilitation. "We knew that this was going to be a long process," Thibodeau said before the Bulls' morning shootaround at Sleep Train Arena. "We..." March 13
CSN Chicago "Sunday brought the latest new bit of information on Derrick Rose’s stalled rehab from ACL surgery 10 months ago. ABC courtside reporter Doris Burke revealed Derrick has been experiencing “burning” in his hamstrings after those 5-on-5 practice sessions at the Berto Center. And, Derrick told Burke..." March 11
ESPN.com "A new development may help explain why Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is still hesitant to return to the court. ESPN's Doris Burke spoke with the former MVP before Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers and reported that although Rose has been taking full contact in practice for..." March 11
ESPN Chicago "A new development may help explain why Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is still hesitant to return to the court. ESPN's Doris Burke spoke with the former MVP before Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers and reported that although Rose has been taking full contact in practice for..." March 10