Friday, July 19, 2013
An improved Derrick Rose?
By Nick Friedell
LAS VEGAS -- Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau expects Derrick Rose to play the usual eight-minute shifts with the rest of the starters once the preseason begins, and then see how his superstar feels from there.
Rose missed all of last season after undergoing ACL surgery on May 12, 2012, but he recently said he feels 100 percent and is ready to play.
"We'll see once we get to training camp, and we're going to have an opportunity to get some work done in the fall, but we have to keep in mind he's been out an extended amount of time," Thibodeau told ESPNChicago.com during the Vegas Summer League Thursday night. "So the preseason -- and we look at training camp as the entire month, not just a week -- we'll move him along accordingly.
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