Rose eyes return to the court

chicago bulls derrick rose injury

CHICAGO (AP) - Bulls star Derrick Rose expects to return to the court soon.

In a video posted Friday on his Facebook page, the point guard says he's been receiving therapy on a daily basis as he recovers from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee along with two tears in the meniscus cartilage. He says he is ``going to be all right'' and ``should be back there on the court soon.''

View 2012-13 NBA Finals Futures Odds

Rose was injured late in a playoff-opening win over Philadelphia, and the Bulls bowed out in the first round. Team physician Dr. Brian Cole has said Rose could return around mid-January to early February or miss next season, but how soon he regains the form that made him the 2010-11 MVP remains to be seen.

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Celtics improving Finals odds The Boston Celtics are showing signs that they want to be in the hunt to win the NBA Finals next season. Do oddsmakers feel the Celtics are...
Thumbnail Warriors re-sign Curry, Iguodala The Golden State Warriors are committed to keeping their championship team together. The team re-signed a number of players last week to improve their odds to...
Thumbnail Paul George joins the Thunder The Oklahoma City Thunderwon the Paul Georgesweepstakes last week. How has this impacted the team’s ability to win the NBA...
Thumbnail Rockets improve Finals odds After making a big splash this week, are the Houston Rockets making a push to win the 2018 NBA Finals?
Thumbnail Updated NBA Finals Odds After a busy week with the NBA Draft taking place, which team improved their odds to win the 2018 NBA Finals?

NBA Headlines

  • SALT LAKE CITY (AP) The Utah Jazz signed big man Eric Griffin to a two-way contract Thursday.
    Contract details were not released.
    Griffin was a member of the Jazz during NBA summer leagu...
  • CLEVELAND (AP) A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Cavaliers are discussing a contract with former NBA MVP Derrick Rose.
    The team is discussing a one-year deal with Ros...
  • SALT LAKE CITY (AP) The Utah Jazz signed forward Royce O'Neale on Wednesday.
    Contract details were not released.
    The 6-foot-6, 215-pound wing played for Gran Canaria in Spain last season...
  • MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard Mario Chalmers, nearly 1 1/2 years after he ruptured his right Achilles tendon playing for the team.
    The Grizzlies announced the de...
  • Even though their marquee name has played sparingly, the founders of the Big3 are happy that the quality of play is getting better as the league reaches the midpoint of its season.
    The 3-on-3 ...

NBA Team Pages