Roseless nights a scary prospect

Defense and depth will only get the Bulls so far without their superstar

Updated: April 11, 2012, 8:56 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- It was another night of Chicago Bulls basketball without Derrick Rose.

Maybe my mind is mush like a basketball after John Lucas III gets done with it, but I swear the last time I saw Rose play in person was at a Beasley Elementary game.

As Rose, who wanted to play on a recovering sprained ankle, sits and stews over missed games, the season is starting to blend together. In my mind's eye, all I see is JL3 for 3 on a continuous loop.

With Rose ...

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