Kevin Fixler
    Sport Matters

24 November 2013

Derrick Rose’s latest injury ramps up everybody’s anxiety levels

Filed under: The Sports Fix — kevinfixler @ 11:00 am

DENVER — It was quickly approaching midnight on a frosty Thursday in the Mile High City, where the Nuggets had just dispatched the Bulls by 10, and the media began perforating the visitor’s sullen locker room.

There, in front of the back corner stall, with a simple “1″ inked in black on a white piece of athletic tape affixed overhead, sat Derrick Rose, the pride of Chicago, in a chair changing into street clothes. At the time, the loss marked only his ninth game back (the 16th including the Bulls’ undefeated preseason) from a season and a half away recovering from left knee ACL surgery.


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