Rose's ACL injury in the Bulls' first playoff game last season was devastating news for a franchise on the verge of a championship run.
With the possibility of Rose being out for the entire season, what should the Chicago Bulls do?
Kirk Hinrich was brought in to fill the point guard role left absent by the ailing Rose. Hinrich is no Derrick Rose, but a player of that caliber is hard to replace in any organization.
Will the Bulls push Rose to recover faster so he will be able to make it back in time for some of the season?
It's a question that will be answered in the coming months but it must be answered responsibly, and while thinking about the long-term future of the franchise.
These are the five reasons why the Bulls should take it slow with Derrick Rose.