When the 2010-11 NBA regular season ended, the Chicago Bulls were the best team in the league, and point guard Derrick Rose was the youngest MVP in NBA history. He was 22 and already at the top of his profession. Rose was seen as such a sure superstar that he was compared with immortals at his MVP ceremony: Magic Johnson, Bob Cousy and the only other Bulls player to win the award, Michael Jordan.
But that day is now as distant a memory as Jordan’s career. Rose reported pain in his right knee on Tuesday morning, and Chicago announced late Tuesday that he had torn his meniscus and would require surgery. Rose has had three major injuries in four years and hasn’t finished a full season since win...
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