Tue, Jan 1st 2013, 22:57
Derrick will begin traveling with the Bulls on their two-game roadtrip through Orlando and Miami, however Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau cautioned that there is still no timetable for a return to the court for D Rose.
“You don’t want to rule out anything,” Thibodeau said. “But he has to go through regular practice for an extended amount of time before we even think about him playing.”
Derrick has participated in non-contact drills in practice but has yet to be cleared for full practices.
“Whether it’s after the All-Star break, two weeks after, it’s when he’s ready,” Thibodeau said. “We don’t want to put a date on it. When he makes it through practices for an extended amount of time and there’s not any soreness the next day, we’ll make a decision then. He’s got a long way to go.”
Derrick will also not sit on the bench during the Bulls games.
“All along, as he has started to do more, he’s going to be traveling and working on what he needs to work on,” Thibodeau said. “Prior to the games, I want him to do his rehab. He’s still focused on that. As he gets closer, he’ll eventually be on the bench. But we’re still a little bit away from that.”
“He’s doing more of practice but he still can’t take full contact,” Thibodeau said. “There are several steps he has to go through. This is all part of the plan of bringing him back. But everybody has to be patient.”
Lenny Muñoz | on 10/1/13
The Lord Knows What Hes doin Derrick is a man of God and hes gotta staii faithful he gonna come back stronger cuz of his faith
Carl Moore | on 10/1/13
Patiently waiting upon your return.One day at a time which im sure you already know! Love you man and can’t wait to see you back on the court killing all these clowns that think they’re killing right now.Da Bulls are still holding it down though! Also I had family that went to Simeon academy.Last name Moore and Childs.Stay up and focus and see ya soon big homie!! Tyrie….
Gabriel Gutierrez | on 10/1/13
I wish the best of luck to D.Rose!!!
Charles S | on 10/1/13
Interested in Rose’s return
Gabriel | on 10/1/13
It is a really good plan. We know that it is really exciting to see him get back in the court, but we’ll have to make sure that he can already play without having any injury again. He needs to be healthy so he needs more practice. “Patience is a Virtue.”
Luke Wilson | on 9/1/13
Go bulls and I hope derick is back soon
Mikayla | on 9/1/13
Ahh.. I Cant wait til D-Rose Is Back in. To all Them trash talkers HE COMIN BACK. Da Bulls!! Im too hyped To see Him Back On The Court. He gon come Back 110%! fantasy points Lol. Lets Go #1 <3
Cordnell | on 9/1/13
Ive been a big bulls fan since MJ and i was young then so i grew up off the bulls and im from the south side of chicago,but im patient i know its alot he hasnt done yet for d rose to come back with the newest bull daquon cook boozer doing ok everybody doing they part just know d rose possition in that allong with the defensve pressure and passes wich set up plays in the play offs
andre | on 9/1/13
What’s up Derrick! Big fan bro, I know it takes time to heal, but I can’ wait for the return man! Stay healthy an take your time! How do you feel about coming back though, what do you expect this year?
jeraldine | on 9/1/13
hi, drose. im a huge fan who waits for your health’s full recovery and return. take care and god bless.
Flip | on 8/1/13
Mr. Derek, I am you admirer Flip. I just have a few words of encouragement that I would like to share with you. God has seen everything that you have done for your family, teamates and community. He has seen every sacrifice that you have done for everybody. It amazes me how much you have percerviered after everything that has happened to you. God Bless and I am all TeamRose. If you ever have the chance to write back, it would be tremendous. Thank you for everything you do.
rosty | on 7/1/13
d rose is the best player in the nbA
Noah Bundrock | on 7/1/13
Thats a very smart idea so he can be great next season.
Ethan johnson | on 7/1/13
Its always been a pleasure seeing you play. Its fascinating to say the least. Your an amazing player. As well as my role model. Ive devoted everything ive learned from basketball and put it in a form you might do it. You not playing has put an extremely large gap in my mind and life in a way. Stay strong. Stay positive. stay focused
xavier williams | on 6/1/13
i am glad about the new updates
Jailon dobson | on 6/1/13
I cant wait till u come back to the court so i can see u ply again i hope u get better.
fidel | on 6/1/13
Your awesome man I look up to you d rose
Luis Gonzalez | on 6/1/13
Hope your rehab is going great although all of Chicago cant wait for you to come back including my self when your ready your ready and I know your going to come back better then ever!! Cant wait to see you back on the court!!
Shanoda | on 6/1/13
When do basketball camp for 2013 start. Need info for my 8 yr old son
Kelvin Quan Nhan | on 6/1/13
Hope you come back soon! I miss your show time on court.
Emmanuel Samuels | on 5/1/13
Man i can’t wait until d rose come back man I have been waiting so long i’m still going to be patient though.
Ramses Ruiz | on 5/1/13
Derrick you are the best nba player in nba history!
paolo baltazar | on 5/1/13
I want updates for my idol derrick rose.huge fan here from one of the greatest point guards here in the philippines. Paolo baltazar is the name and derrick rose is my man :)
camz lumacang | on 5/1/13
hi Derrick, it’s me camz lumacang!
I’m very happy for the good news Mr. Thibodeau had revealed.
Mr. Rose always remember that we, your fans all over the world are keep on praying and supporting you all the way to success! Ilove you MR. POOHDINI. I’m very excited for your biggest and grandest comeback in the court!
GOOD LUCK AND GOD SPEED!
taya morrison | on 5/1/13
i love drose and we really want to see him at his best when he comes back and be strong and ready for a big comeback
Victor Edmonson | on 4/1/13
Hey D.Rose you just focus on rehab and getting stronger and fast so you can have a very healthy career from here on out God Bless #libras
Tony Burries | on 4/1/13
Praying that your recovery is going well
Can’t wait to see you in the court again
Take your time and keep it safe this is your health
No matter how bad we as fans want you back on the court as soon as tonight
We must understand that the human body has limits
Take your time and come back in your time
God bless you my friend
James | on 4/1/13
I love following derrick’s reurn and I want to be updated on him. He’s my role model and I support him 100 percent.
Denae | on 4/1/13
Derrick we love you!! & waiting on the return is well worth it. Get healthy first and foremost, your fans will be ready when you are!
Roberto | on 3/1/13
I can not wait to see you back on the court, you were my inspiration to start playing basketball, when you think about come back to play? Greetings from Mexico
Steven Manzano | on 3/1/13
I absolutely love the Bulls and Derrick Rose is my favorite player and in my opinion could be greater than MJ but i would like to know when he will play and can i get emailed of it?
omarion | on 3/1/13
hey derrick i just wanna tell you that your the best baller there is and we need you to come back to get that ring i hope your closer to your goal of being fully healthy ?!!!!!!!
Kacper | on 3/1/13
oh, cant wait for his return !!!
Lachlan Bell | on 3/1/13
Keep focused, keep Faith Derrick!
marquisha | on 3/1/13
Im praying for rose and that im stickin with my home team and aint nobody in the NBA better than rose get well biggest fan
Yerell Rivera | on 3/1/13
That’s really cool