Derrick Rose prepping for 'next step'

Updated: June 27, 2014, 3:26 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Derrick Rose was at the Berto Center on Thursday, although he didn't stay for the lemon pepper chicken and NBA draft intrigue.

Rose is healthy, working out and playing in five-on-five scrimmages at the Bulls' practice facility in preparation for ending an almost two-year hiatus as the centerpiece of the Chicago Bulls.

"Derrick, he looks great right now," Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said after the team traded for Doug McDermott in a draft-night deal. "So he's preparing ...

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