The Chicago Bulls are grinding to keep their playoff hopes alive and they are doing so without a few key pieces. Starting small forward Luol Deng(illness), combo guard Kirk Hinrich(calf) and of course former MVP, star player and point guard Derrick Rose(knee).
It was reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports that Derrick Rose was officially done for the remainder of the playoffs. However, a new source has surfaced and it is indeed a shocking one.
HoopsWorld.com’s Alex Kennedy writes that
Word out of Chicago is that Rose may suit up for Game 3, which will be played this Friday. Suiting up doesn’t guarantee that Rose will play, but being in uniform on the bench rather than donning a suit would be a step forward for the 24-year-old. Nothing has been confirmed at this point, but it’s a possibility.
The Bulls have shown they can win without their former 1st overall pick in 2008. They held off the Brooklyn Nets in 7 games despite being up 3-1. They just defeated the defending world champions on their home court, a first since the Bulls swept the Heat in the 2007 playoffs.
If the Bulls come back to Chicago for Games 3 and 4 up 2-0 or show that they can keep close with the Heat, everyone will set their sights on Rose
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