Derrick Rose: The Injury, Recovery, and Return of a Chicago Bulls Superstar by Chicago Herald Tribune
NBA Rumor: Derrick Rose Considering Return To Chicago
Derrick Rose is one of the most beloved figures in Chicago sports history. When he stepped back on the big stage with the Minnesota Timberwolves in , Rose was expected to remain an above average player who is a valuable piece to a team—a player far from his former superstar self. But, Rose silenced the haters and is putting up his best season in years. Rose has worked his way to becoming a main option for the Timberwolves, and of course, no one will forget about his emotional, point performance against Utah in October. Rose has fans all across the league as well as the globe. His injury-riddled career has made his comeback that much sweeter. Although he is no longer with the Chicago Bulls—the team who drafted him No.
The return: Could Derrick Rose be an option for the Bulls next season?
With a fully healthy roster and maybe another piece or two going into next year, they could end up making a push for the playoffs. One piece the Bulls could end up adding is a familiar face, whom the city loves dearly — Derrick Rose.
One story that caught the attention of NBA fans this past season was Derrick going through a renaissance with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Beginning with a career-high 50 points in a Halloween victory over the Utah Jazz , Rose forced people to pay attention to him. By the time his season ended in March after having elbow surgery , he had averaged 18 points a game on It was a immense success given the tempered expectations that have been brought on by his various injuries. Now an unrestricted free agent, he would be an asset to a team that needs all the scoring it can get.