Thu, Feb 14th 2013, 10:45
Everybody, Chicago Bulls general manager Gar Forman says, wants to know when All-Star point guard Derrick Rose will return. “We would like to know the exact date,” Forman says.
The return date remains a mystery to Rose, who hasn’t played a game since tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee last April in the opener of the 2012 NBA playoffs.
“I’m not coming back until I’m 110%,” he says. “Who knows when that can be?”
It tugs on Rose, who revealed his emotions in a wide-ranging interview with USA TODAY Sports, his first since the season began. As it concluded, the new father said, “It’s great (to) get that off my chest.”
It had been confined inside him, for the…
Wed, Jan 16th 2013, 15:24
adidas today announced the launch of the D Rose 3.5 signature basketball shoe. Designed and developed with Chicago Bulls superstar point guard Derrick Rose, the shoe has improved performance, bolder style and more personal details than its predecessor and will launch worldwide on January 31.
“My main thing is always sharpening up my game and improving my body and with the D Rose 3.5 adidas took that same approach,” said Rose. “This shoe takes the best things from my last shoe and made them even better. I’m more comfortable and supported on the court and bringing some real serious style too.”
The D Rose 3.5 shoe is inspired by Derrick’s dedication and hard work to his game and…
Tue, Jan 1st 2013, 22:57
Derrick will begin traveling with the Bulls on their two-game roadtrip through Orlando and Miami, however Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau cautioned that there is still no timetable for a return to the court for D Rose.
“You don’t want to rule out anything,” Thibodeau said. “But he has to go through regular practice for an extended amount of time before we even think about him playing.”
Derrick has participated in non-contact drills in practice but has yet to be cleared for full practices.
“Whether it’s after the All-Star break, two weeks after, it’s when he’s ready,” Thibodeau said. “We don’t want to put a date on it. When he makes it through practices for an extended amount of time…