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Rose Out for Season with Knee Injury 13

Posted: April 28, 2012, 7:34 PM ; Updated: April 30, 2012, 10:33 AM

CHICAGO (AP) -- Bulls star Derrick Rose will miss the rest of the season because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

Rose was helped off the court late in Chicago's 103-91 playoff-opening victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, a staggering blow for a team eyeing a championship run.

He scored 23 points and was playing more like the league's reigning MVP after missing 27 games because of injuries during the regular season, but his season came to an end as the Bulls were wrapping up an impressive win.

Rose crumbled to the ground after he drove the lane with about 1:20 left and the Bulls leading by 12. He was going for a layup when he came to a jump-stop and seemed to change his mind as the 76ers' Spencer Hawes and Lavoy Allen rotated over, passing off to a teammate before an awkward landing.

Team medical personnel immediately rushed out and tended to Rose for several minutes as he was writhing in pain near the baseline before helping him to the locker room. Rose was taken to the hospital, where MRI results confirmed the Bulls' worst fears.

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13 Comments

Well I don't think that they are getting hurt due to the schedule. I believe that no athelete should  get retired or something baecause of the Jumper's Knee

thank god now the heat has a chance but I feel bad for D-Rose

hope he gets better for next season

That is going to hurt the Bulls in the upcoming Season.

Yesssssss

This is the lockout's fault! Guys like D-Rose and Shump who give it their all every game are getting hurt because of the schedule.

Why do you think so many players are getting injured in the NBA right now?

Man sadly people are getting hurt in almost evrey sport latly.

i know

Ooh! That's really too bad!

Is this the second injury or the third this season?
I know one was back spasms.
Need to know.

I feel so bad for him

Ok stop being nice its D-Rose its wat his first or second year he will get over it L-James in the nice in The nba with D-Wade and C-bosh And the rest of the Miami Heat.

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