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    Bulls' Derrick Rose: practice clearance potentially on horizon

    Rose (eye) was present at morning shootaround Monday, and coach Fred Hoiberg indicated a hope that he'll be cleared for practice within a couple days, Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago reports.Rose has been sidelined since Sept. 29 because of a left orbital fracture, but he appears to be nearing a return to practice and eventually game action. Given his current status, it seems highly likely that he'll be ready to go for the start of the regular season barring a setback of some kind in the final couple weeks of training camp.

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    Bulls PG E'Twaun Moore tallies 19 against Timberwolves

    Bulls point guard E'Twaun Moore scored 18 points on 8 of 12 shooting to go along with two rebounds, five assists and two steals in 23 minutes Saturday against Minnesota.Derrick Rose (left orbital fracture) did not play again Sunday and Kirk Hinrich only played 17 minutes, leaving Moore with extra playing time. Although he is a capable backup, don't expect him to see extended playing time this season barring multiple injuries at the point.

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    Bulls guard Derrick Rose expected to rejoin team Wednesday

    Guard Derrick Rose (left orbital fracture) is expected to rejoin the Bulls Wednesday, ESPN Chicago reports.Rose's timetable for a return has not changedm as he is still not expected to resume basketball activities until two weeks after his surgery. The Bulls are hopeful Rose will be ready for the regular season opener, but he will likely need to avoid any setbacks, if he is going to be able to play.

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    Bulls' Derrick Rose sustains fractured orbital fracture

    Bulls guard Derrick Rose sustained a left orbital fracture in Tuesday's practice and will undergo surgery Wednesday, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports. Rose took an elbow to the face Tuesday, yet another in a line of bad breaks for the point guard. His recovery timet won't be determined until the procedure is performed, but Rose's availability for opening night (Oct. 27 against the Cavaliers) is now in question. While Rose is out, Aaron Brooks will man the point for the Bulls.

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    Bulls not expected to rest Derrick Rose

    Bulls guard Derrick Rose does not expect to miss games due to rest this season, Sean Highkin of Bleacher Report reports. Rose was rested in certain situations last season, but with fewer back-to-backs on the schedule and another year clear of knee surgery, he's not entering the season with any restrictions. Rose was a bit of a disappointment in 51 games last season, averaging 17.7 points and 4.9 assists but shooting just 40.5 percent from the field and a paltry 28 percent from three. He still has the potential to explode for big stat lines, but Rose is far from the fantasy commodity he once was.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Bulls guard Derrick Rose is feeling fine after Game 5 struggles

    After tweaking his wrist during the Game 5 loss Tuesday, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said guard Derrick Rose has no injury issues, reports the Chicago Tribune. Rose had his wrist evaluated during Tuesday's game, but he remained in the game. Rose scored 12 of his 16 points during Tuesday's loss in the first quarter. He shot just 2 of 15 from the field in the final three quarters.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Bulls G Derrick Rose suffers minor wrist injury in Game 5

    Bulls guard Derrick Rose appeared to hurt his right wrist when he dove for a loose ball during the third quarter of the Game 5 matchup at Cleveland on Tuesday, reports the Chicago Tribune. Rose was seen holding his wrist and the training staff evaluated the issue, but Rose remained in the game.

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Bulls G Derrick Rose scores 31 in loss to Cavaliers

    Bulls guard Derrick Rose posted a game-high 31 points in Sunday's 86-84 loss in Game 4 to the Cavaliers. Rose shot 11 of 23 from the field, which included going 2 of 5 from behind the arc. He made all seven of his free-throw attempts. This is the second game in a row that Rose has posted at least 30 points. Rose played 41 minutes and also had four assists and two rebounds.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Derrick Rose doubles up, Bulls lose Game 2 to Cavaliers

    Bulls guard Derrick Rose scored 14 points on just 6 for 20 shooting, including 2 for 5 shooting from behind the arc, as his team fell to the Cavaliers 106-91 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals Wednesday. Rose dished out 10 assists to earn his first double-double of the postseason, but he wasn't able to find the scoring touch that helped lead the Bulls to a Game 1 upset. He also racked up seven rebounds and one block in 37 minutes in the loss. The two teams enter Friday's Game 3 in Chicago with series tied 1-1.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Bulls' Derrick Rose says shoulder is fine, will play in Game 2

    Bulls guard Derrick Rose said his injured shoulder is not sore and he will play in Game 2 on Wednesday, reports Bleacher Report. Rose sustained a right shoulder stinger near the end of the Game 1 win over the Cavaliers and he said he was not concerned with the injury. The Bulls are 6-point underdogs at Cleveland on Wednesday.