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Derrick Rose in walking boot, to have MRI

Posted on: April 24, 2011 3:32 pm
Edited on: April 24, 2011 7:06 pm
 
Derrick Rose to get an MRI after ankle injury, in walking boot at practice. 
Posted by Matt Moore and Ben Golliver.




Derrick Rose sprained his ankle in Game 4 versus the Pacers on Saturday. On Sunday at practice, Rose didn't participate, and via ESPN Chicago, was in a walking boot at practice. 

Ruh-roh. 

Rose is getting an MRI this afternoon, and will be re-evaluated by team doctors after that. Now, the walking boot is likely precautionary. It's not a sign of significant injury, it's usually just used to stabilize the ankle and foot. It's not a good thing, but it's not a terribly bad thing, either. X-Rays were negative, which is the biggest concern. 

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau downplayed the severity of the injury to the Chicago Tribune.
"He's fine," Thibodeau said. "He's going to have his ankle checked and hopefully he'll be ready. When we ask him, he says he's fine. (Athletic trainer) Fred (Tedeschi) said he has a little soreness. But Derrick said he's fine. He said the swelling isn't bad."
Assuming, and again, that's an assumption the MRI clears, Rose should be good for Game 5. But the next couple of hours will be tense for Bulls fans. We'll keep you updated on his status.  

It should be noted that after the injury, Rose's game went down the tubes, and he was unable to close the game out. He had a huge dunk off a blown Dahntay Jones defensive assignment, but his explosion was limited and his jumper was off, moreso than it has been this series. The ankle clearly affected him, even though the Bulls still almost won the game and Rose's key steal and dunk were part of that comeback. It simply should be noted that Rose was not at full capacity after the injury. 

Here's video of the injury. 


Comments

Since: Apr 25, 2011
Posted on: April 25, 2011 8:05 am
 

Derrick Rose in walking boot, to have MRI

That's the main reason you have to finish a team off when given the chance...anything can happen. Rose will be alright but alright isn't gonna get us to the championship. he could really use these days off to get well, and to go buy carlos boozer a new pair of hands and a giant pair of nuts,because he is  turning the ball over all the time, and playing like he's 5'8 in the paint instead of 6'8.



Since: Oct 29, 2010
Posted on: April 24, 2011 9:57 pm
 

Derrick Rose in walking boot, to have MRI

Even without Rose, the Bulls need to step it up and play harder to eliminate the Pacers. The team is better this year because of the great improvement on defense and even without Rose they need to continue down that path. The Bulls have the talent without Rose to beat the Pacers, though they definitely need to Rose to go any further in the playoffs.


Number7210
Since: Feb 16, 2009
Posted on: April 24, 2011 9:25 pm
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Since: Apr 1, 2011
Posted on: April 24, 2011 9:19 pm
 

Derrick Rose in walking boot, to have MRI




Since: Dec 18, 2006
Posted on: April 24, 2011 9:12 pm
 

Derrick Rose in walking boot, to have MRI

shut up, stanley





Since: Jul 24, 2007
Posted on: April 24, 2011 8:03 pm
 

Derrick Rose in walking boot, to have MRI

ONCE AGAIN DAVID HAS PROVEN THAT HIS OFFICIALS ARE THE MOST CORRUPT AND UNSCRUPULOUS IN ALL OF PROFFESIONAL SPORTS.i QUIT WATCHING FOR 10 YEARS AND IT WILL BE ANOTHER 10 BEFORE STERN AND THE MOST CROOKED OF PROFFESIONAL SPORTS.



Since: Feb 14, 2009
Posted on: April 24, 2011 7:48 pm
 

Derrick Rose in walking boot, to have MRI

At least he didn't leave the court in a wheelchair.



Since: Jan 13, 2007
Posted on: April 24, 2011 7:39 pm
 

Derrick Rose in walking boot, to have MRI

I hate da bulls.....GO PACERS !!!!Sealed



Since: Sep 29, 2010
Posted on: April 24, 2011 7:27 pm
 

Derrick Rose in walking boot, to have MRI

Rose wil be fine ,we have to close this series out



Since: Dec 10, 2006
Posted on: April 24, 2011 6:44 pm
 

Derrick Rose in walking boot, to have MRI

The only good news for Chicago is the Magic/ Atlanta series looks like it might drag on. Unless the MRI picks up something major, Rose should be back in form in a week or two.


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