Derrick Rose RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jimmy Butler hasn't been thrilled with Derrick Rose's 'work ethic'

    Chicago Sun-Times "According to the source, Butler considers Rose a friend, but “doesn’t have a lot of respect for his work ethic.’’ In Butler’s mind, Rose was considered the face of the franchise, and if the face of the franchise wasn’t busting his butt in practice every day, especially last season, what was the..." October 07

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Hoiberg visited Rose yesterday and reviewed film. Said his eye is swollen shut but is in "great spirits."

  • Derrick Rose expected to rejoin Bulls on Wednesday

    ESPN Chicago "Derrick Rose is expected to rejoin the Bulls on Wednesday as he continues to recover from a fractured left orbital, according to Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg. "Follow-up [exam] went very well," Hoiberg said after Saturday's practice. "They've advised him to continue to let that sight heal, and they..." October 05

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    Vincent Goodwill @vgoodwill

    Doctors have advised Derrick Rose to stay indoors until Wednesday to let his sight heal

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Hoiberg says Rose surgery went as expected. No timetable yet.

  • Rose will resume basketball activities in 2 weeks

    The Score "Point guard Derrick Rose is expected to resume basketball activities in two weeks after undergoing a procedure to repair his fractured left orbital bone, the Chicago Bulls announced Wednesday. The procedure went as expected, the team added. The 26-year-old sustained the injury during the..." September 30

  • There's hope Derrick Rose can return for Bulls opener vs. Cavs

    Chicago Tribune "The Bulls planned for training camp to be filled with good vibes and positive thinking after hiring new coach Fred Hoiberg and returning a 50-win team intact with room for growth. Instead, the first practice delivered a stunning, if familiar, storyline. Derrick Rose caught an accidental..." September 30

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    Vincent Goodwill @vgoodwill

    Butler on Rose’s contract comments: "He can talk about unicorns and rainbows for all I care. Just help us win some basketball games.’’

  • Derrick Rose Suffers Orbital Fracture, Will have Surgery "Bulls Guard Derrick Rose was struck in the face by an elbow during today’s practice. He was taken by the Bulls medical staff to Rush University Medical Center for testing and evaluation which determined he sustained a left orbital fracture. After consultation with several specialists, it has been..." September 29

  • Derrick Rose -- Accuser Consented to Group Sex ... Mad Over Sex Toy

    TMZ "NBA superstar Derrick Rose says he and his friends are NO RAPISTS -- claiming the ex-girlfriend accusing them of drugging and gang raping her is LYING because she gave them consent to have sex on the night in question ... this according to court docs obtained by TMZ Sports. We broke the story..." September 29

  • Derrick Rose mentions 2017 free agency, eyes that cash

    Pro Basketball Talk "NBA players all over the league noticed — Wesley Matthews got $70 million while still recovering from a torn Achilles, Reggie Jackson got $89 million, Enes Kanter got $70 million, and we could go on — and they drooled. Both publicly on Twitter and privately. They saw the impact of the new..." September 29

  • Bulls: Derrick Rose proclaims his innocence in strongest statements to date

    CSN Chicago "Derrick Rose didn’t hide from the allegations of sexual assault that have been levied on him in a civil suit from a former acquaintance, and the Bulls franchise offered him full support as the 2015-16 season kicks off. Rose was going to be center stage no matter the circumstance, but given the..." September 29

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    Vincent Goodwill @vgoodwill

    Gar on Rose's lawsuit: "We understand there’s a process he needs to go through but Derrick is part of our family. He’s got our full support"

  • 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