Status: Sidelined. Questionable to play this year
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said Thursday that Derrick Rose (knee) will be ready to go next season.
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CHICAGO â Kind of quiet these days in the Windy City, as far as the NBA playoffs go. The blood and guts spilled by the undermanned Bulls team against Brooklyn and Miami got mopped and stored away with the rest of the court, making room for United Center’s ice sheet on which the NHL Blackhawks are pursuing their Stanley Cup dreams.
The Derrick Rose Watch is over for a few months. Tom Thibodeau hasn’t been hoarse for a week.
But the NBA will rev up again, at least for a night, when Phil Jackson makes a public appearance Thursday to tout his latest book, “Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success.” The celebrated coach of the Bulls and the Los Angeles Lakers will participate in a conversation with Bulls beat writer K.C. Johnson as part of the Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row literary series
As Derrick Rose continually dominated the Miami Heat's ball boys during pregame warmups at AmericanAirlines Arena, it became increasingly clear that the Chicago Bulls were largely playing for the future these past two weeks.
Coach Tom Thibodeau said Rose (knee) will "be ready to go next year," the Chicago Tribune reports. [...]
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