|Aug. 20 3:40 PM PT4:40 PM MT5:40 PM CT6:40 PM ET22:40 GMT6:40 3:40 PM MST5:40 PM EST2:40 UAE (+1)00:4018:40 ET5:40 PM CT21:40 - Rose is sitting out the U.S. national's team exhibition game against the Dominican Republic on Wednesday night, with coach Mike Krzyzewski saying he wants to look at other guards.
Analysis: Rose has sat out the last two practices as he works his way back into shape after sitting out most of the last two seasons, though there has been no indication from the Chicago Bulls star or U.S. officials that he is hurting. Rose said after Tuesday's practice he just wanted extra rest. Rose started the Americans' exhibition game against Brazil on Saturday. The team still has 16 players on the roster and must get down to 12 before the Basketball World Cup.
|Apr. 9 10:15 AM PT11:15 AM MT12:15 PM CT1:15 PM ET17:15 GMT1:15 10:15 AM MST12:15 PM EST21:15 UAE19:1513:15 ET12:15 PM CT16:15 - Rose will have an opportunity to show he is healthy enough to play for the U.S. at the World Cup of Basketball.
Analysis: USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo says the injured Chicago Bulls guard will be invited to training camp in July and ''is welcome to show us where he is.'' Colangelo said Wednesday that if Rose is ready, ''he has a chance to make the team.'' Rose had surgery in November to repair torn cartilage in his right knee, and the Bulls said he would miss the rest of the season. But Colangelo says Chicago is encouraging Rose and USA Basketball to consider him playing this summer.
|Mar. 26 5:25 PM PT6:25 PM MT7:25 PM CT8:25 PM ET0:25 GMT8:25 5:25 PM MST7:25 PM EST4:25 UAE (+1)01:2520:25 ET6:25 PM CT23:25 - Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says Rose has been participating in non-contact drills in practice as he tries to work his way back from his second major knee injury.
Analysis: Thibodeau also told reporters at practice Wednesday that the former MVP point guard will not play again this season, something the organization has said several times since he went down. Rose tore the meniscus in his right knee at Portland in November and was ruled out for the remainder of the season by the Bulls. He sat out last year while recovering from surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
|Feb. 26 5:58 PM PT6:58 PM MT7:58 PM CT8:58 PM ET1:58 GMT9:58 6:58 PM MST8:58 PM EST5:58 UAE (+1)02:5820:58 ET7:58 PM CT0:58 - Rose has started running, although coach Tom Thibodeau says he's nowhere near ready to practice.
Analysis: The former MVP point guard tore the meniscus in his right knee at Portland in November and was ruled out for the remainder of the season by the Bulls. He sat out last year while recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee. Thibodeau says Rose is "nowhere close to practicing," but he is able to run and perform lateral slides. The coach also repeated several times on Wednesday that Rose will miss the rest of the season.
|Dec. 5 9:30 AM PT10:30 AM MT11:30 AM CT12:30 PM ET17:30 GMT1:30 10:30 AM MST12:30 PM EST21:30 UAE18:3012:30 ET11:30 AM CT15:30 - Derrick Rose isn't quite ruling out a return to the Chicago Bulls this season. The superstar point guard left the door slightly open for a comeback in the playoffs if his surgically repaired right knee is healed - even though the team has said he will miss the rest of the year.
Analysis: Rose suffered a medial meniscus tear in his right knee in a game at Portland on Nov. 22. He had surgery in Chicago three days later, cutting short his long awaited return after he sat out last season recuperating from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
|Nov. 23 1:51 PM PT2:51 PM MT3:51 PM CT4:51 PM ET21:51 GMT5:51 2:51 PM MST4:51 PM EST1:51 UAE (+1)22:5116:51 ET3:51 PM CT19:51 - Rose is out for the season.
Analysis: The 2011 NBA MVP missed all of last season after tearing a ligament in his left knee in Chicago's 2012 playoff opener against Philadelphia. He has played in just 50 NBA games - 49 in the regular season and that lone playoff game - since the Bulls' run to the Eastern Conference finals during his MVP season.
|Nov. 22 8:44 PM PT9:44 PM MT10:44 PM CT11:44 PM ET4:44 GMT12:44 9:44 PM MST11:44 PM EST8:44 UAE05:4423:44 ET10:44 PM CT2:44 - Rose left Friday night's game in Portland in the third quarter with a right knee injury and did not return.
Analysis: The 2011 NBA MVP missed last season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during the 2012 playoffs. Rose came out with 3:20 left in the third and was assisted to the locker room. He had 20 points and five rebounds. The Bulls announced midway through the fourth quarter that he would not return.
|Nov. 17 10:20 PM PT11:20 PM MT12:20 AM CT1:20 AM ET6:20 GMT14:20 11:20 PM MST1:20 AM EST10:20 UAE07:201:20 ET12:20 AM CT4:20 - Rose returned from a one-game absence and scored 20 points Saturday as the Bulls knocked off the Pacers.
Analysis: He went 6 of 11 from 3-point range, so his shot might be coming around.
|Nov. 12 2:37 PM PT3:37 PM MT4:37 PM CT5:37 PM ET22:37 GMT6:37 3:37 PM MST5:37 PM EST2:37 UAE (+1)23:3717:37 ET4:37 PM CT20:37 - Rose has been ruled out for the Chicago Bulls' game at Toronto due to a sore right hamstring. Rose was injured when he drove for a layup in the fourth quarter of Monday's home win over Cleveland, wincing in pain and leaving shortly afterward.
Analysis: Coach Tom Thibodeau says Rose will be re-evaluated Saturday before the Bulls host Indiana.
|Nov. 1 10:27 PM PT11:27 PM MT12:27 AM CT1:27 AM ET5:27 GMT13:27 10:27 PM MST12:27 AM EST9:27 UAE06:271:27 ET11:27 PM CT3:27 - Rose had 18 points on 7-of-23 shooting and committed four turnovers Thursday night against the Knicks.
Analysis: It was another poor shooting night for Rose in his second game back, but he made the one that mattered most. Rose connected on a baseline floater with 5.7 seconds left to lift the Bulls to an 82-81 victory in his first home game since he injured his left knee 18 months ago.
|Oct. 31 2:38 PM PT3:38 PM MT4:38 PM CT5:38 PM ET21:38 GMT5:38 2:38 PM MST4:38 PM EST1:38 UAE (+1)22:3817:38 ET3:38 PM CT19:38 - Rose is a game-time decision for his first meaningful home game since he injured his left knee in the 2012 playoffs.
Analysis: Rose did not participate in Chicago's shootaround ahead of Thursday night's game against the New York Knicks, and coach Tom Thibodeau says the speedy point guard has a sore neck. Thibodeau says Rose isn't sure how he got hurt.
|Oct. 31 4:32 PM PT5:32 PM MT6:32 PM CT7:32 PM ET23:32 GMT7:32 4:32 PM MST6:32 PM EST3:32 UAE (+1)00:3219:32 ET5:32 PM CT21:32 - Rose is in the starting lineup for the Chicago Bulls' home opener against the New York Knicks after missing Thursday's shootaround due to a sore neck.
Analysis: Rose warmed up with black tape on either side of his neck, but opted not to talk to reporters. He was in his usual spot at point guard when the starting lineups were released. It will be Rose's first meaningful home game since he injured his left knee in the 2012 playoffs. Coach Tom Thibodeau said earlier that Rose has a sore neck and is a game-time decision. He also said the 2011 NBA MVP isn't sure how he got hurt.
|Oct. 16 4:42 PM PT5:42 PM MT6:42 PM CT7:42 PM ET23:42 GMT7:42 4:42 PM MST6:42 PM EST3:42 UAE (+1)01:4219:42 ET6:42 PM CT22:42 - Rose was back in the lineup in a preseason game against Detroit as expected after missing a game because of soreness in his surgically repaired left knee.
Analysis: Rose played at the United Center for the first time since April 28, 2012, when tore the anterior cruciate ligament in the playoff opener against Philadelphia.
|Oct. 12 1:33 PM PT2:33 PM MT3:33 PM CT4:33 PM ET20:33 GMT4:33 1:33 PM MST3:33 PM EST0:33 UAE (+1)22:3316:33 ET3:33 PM CT19:33 - Rose is sitting out a preseason game against the Washington Wizards because of a sore left knee, the same one that kept him out all last season after surgery.
Analysis: Rose has played two preseason games without any sign of problems. The first NBA game in South America now will be missing its biggest star. The matchup at the HSBC Arena was expected to be a sellout, with the top ticket selling for about $915. The venue will be used for gymnastics during the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
|Aug. 1 1:09 PM PT2:09 PM MT3:09 PM CT4:09 PM ET20:09 GMT4:09 1:09 PM MST3:09 PM EST0:09 UAE (+1)22:0916:09 ET3:09 PM CT19:09 - Former NBA MVP Derrick Rose could suit up for the first time in more than a year when the Chicago Bulls visit the Indiana Pacers for the preseason opener on Oct. 5. The preseason schedule released Thursday also has the Bulls playing Washington in Rio de Janeiro on Oct. 12 and hosting Detroit on Oct. 16. The regular-season schedule comes out Tuesday.
Analysis: Rose is expected to be ready after sitting out last season while recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. His status became an ongoing soap opera, with neither he nor the team publicly ruling out a return. Without him, the Bulls won 45 games and bowed out to Miami in the second round of the playoffs.
|July 3 3:08 PM PT4:08 PM MT5:08 PM CT6:08 PM ET22:08 GMT6:08 3:08 PM MST5:08 PM EST2:08 UAE (+1)00:0818:08 ET5:08 PM CT21:08 - Rose says he's still recovering from knee surgery and vows to show sitting out last season was the right decision.
Analysis: In an interview posted Wednesday on the team's website, Rose said he had to be selfish in his rehab as he tried to work his way back from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee and that sitting out was "one of the hardest things" he's experienced. He also said fans will understand it was "the right decision" when they see him back on the court.
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Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.
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