Derrick Rose out for the season

November 25, 2013

What was once a likelihood is now official. The Chicago Bulls have announced

that Derrick Rose took the smarter, long-term route with his right knee

surgery, and is out for the season. Rose underwent an operation to

re-attach, and not trim down, the medial meniscus in his right knee on

Monday morning, knocking him out for the season, making it so the 2011

NBA MVP will have only played 10 NBA games between April of 2012, and

the fall of 2014. Had Rose chose to pare down the meniscus, he would

have left himself prone to a career full of arthritis, and a possible

career-killing eventual microfracture surgery. The re-attachment avoids

all that, but it does mean he will miss nearly all of 2013-14.