While we have seen players like Robert Griffin III and Adrian Peterson come back from ACL injuries stronger and in record time, it was hard to fathom why Derrick Rose took over a year to return to the NBA.
Whatever was holding D-Rose back since his injury is no longer an issue. He is healthier and stronger than he's ever been.
We got the chance to talk to Rose at his "D Rose 4" unveiling, and you could sense that he was anxious to get back to basketball with his Chicago Bulls.
Watch now to hear Rose talk about his comeback and what basketball means to him.
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