Tag: Achilles

Rose admits minutes will be limited [rut roh!]

As reported by K.C. Johnson: “It’s going to be tough, I’ll tell you that,” Rose said. “I’m like an old man. I gotta wait 20, 30 minutes into practice to get loosened up. And it gets stiff when I stop playing.” Pressed on how many minutes he thought would be realistic, Rose backtracked a bit... Read more »

Are the Bulls bringing Sexy back tonight?

The biggest question in tonight’s preseason game against the Washington Wizards is not who wins or loses.   It’s not any particular matchup.   It’s whether Derrick Rose, “What’s Sexy Now” Nominee, plays in the game. For his part, Rose had to beg just to practice. “(Wednesday) I ran a little bit. When I woke... Read more »

K.C. Johnson: Rose returns to practice

From K.C.’s blog: For one day, the Derrick Rose questions can cease. The second-year guard is practicing at the Berto Center with no limitations, including participation in contact drills. Reporters haven’t been granted access yet, so check back for updates. Obviously this is a good thing given that there was fear about him missing the... Read more »

How serious is the Derrick Rose injury?

Mike McGraw turned me into Scooby-doo this morning: rut row… GREEN BAY, Wis. – Derrick Rose missed his second straight preseason game Saturday with a sore right ankle, and he may not be back anytime soon. Sitting next to Rose at his locker before the game was a walking boot, which he acquired after the... Read more »

Rose misses another practice

From the Tribune fullcourt press blog: Derrick Rose is sitting on the sidelines again Monday when reporters were granted access to Bulls practice at O2 Arena. Reporters will be able to ask questions at about 6 AM Chicago time, but it appears Rose’s Achilles injury is still bothering him. This doesn’t strike me as anything to... Read more »

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“Tell the truth.”    It is one of the first principles you learn from your parents.  You may get in trouble for what you have done, but never for the confession itself.  You get older, and truths get harder to define and their edges begin to blur, but the principle remains the same.  It is one... Read more »