Once thought to be done for this entire season after tearing his ACL in the first game of the playoffs last season, Derrick Rose appears to be ahead of schedule. It isn’t even 2013 yet, and Rose is back at practice for the Bulls. He isn’t cleared for contact yet, but at least he’s getting some good reps in. Looks like the Bulls will have his services at some point this regular season. And they will get into the playoffs, so who knows?
But CSNChicago.com has learned that over the last two days, minus the contact portions, the former league MVP has been a full participant in the team’s practices at the Berto Center.
However, that doesn’t mean Rose will return to the court in the near future, as it was always the plan to have him increase his basketball workload in an effort to get familiar with his new teammates, have a comfort level in running the offense and regain a semblance of his timing, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
H/T: CSN Chicago