It’s been a full week since Derrick Rose was cleared to play, but instead of celebrating Bulls fans continue to be showered with more tough news as they patiently wait for his return. Even though he’s physically able to play, the megastar just isn’t mentally ready yet. Coach Thibodeau has preached patience to Chicago fans throughout the entire rehab process with the mantra of good things come to those who wait.
The latest setback in the Rose-return saga has to do with his hamstrings. On Sunday before the Lakers pounded the Bulls in LA, Rose let the media know that his hamstrings “are on fire” after every practice and until his hammies aren’t throbbing he won’t be returning to the lineup. In all fairness, the hamstrings are an extremely large muscle that support the knee ligaments and Rose is being cautious after a very serious knee injury.
On Tuesday Rose…
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