Derrick Rose Injury: Updates on Bulls Star's Status and Return

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Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose was held out of Monday's game against the Charlotte Hornets. However, he's ready to return.

Continue for updates.


Rose Active vs. Hawks

Wednesday, Feb. 10

K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reported Rose will play Wednesday against the Atlanta Hawks.


Rose Enjoying Healthy Season Overall

The league's most fragile player continues to live up to that billing. Rose has played 51 games or fewer in four of his first seven seasons in the NBA. After missing the entire 2012-13 season because of a knee injury, he played in just 10 games the following year. Last season, he played in 51, his most since the 2010-11 season. 

This season, he's stayed relatively healthy, most recently dealing with hamstring and back issues that nagged him in January. 

Most players with this kind of history fall out of favor with organizations. But Rose, who is still an explosive player on his day, has been able to come back time and time again and produce. 

The NBA shows just how dynamic he can be:

At least Rose made a quick return to the court, giving the Bulls another weapon in their playoff push.

 

Stats courtesy of Basketball-Reference.com

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