Derrick Rose leaves with back spasms

Updated: February 7, 2012, 1:10 PM ET
By Nick Friedell | ESPNChicago.com

NEWARK, N.J. -- Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose left Monday night's 108-87 win over with the New Jersey Nets because of lower back spasms.

"It was tight the whole game," Rose said. "It was just something where I've got to get a massage and stretched the right way and hopefully it will be gone.

"For right now, I'll be playing next game. It's nothing like I'm going to be sitting out. I always want to think positive and just try and keep things going that way."

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