Earlier this morning, Derrick Rose underwent successful surgery to repair his previously torn medial meniscus in his right knee... (cont.)— Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) November 25, 2013
(cont.) ... The surgery was performed at Rush University Medical Center and Rose is out for the remainder of the season.— Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) November 25, 2013
ESPN is reporting that Derrick Rose will miss the remainder of the 2013-14 season with a meniscus tear.
The surgery was to be performed by Dr. Brian Cole, the man who performed the ACL surgery on Rose's left knee in May 2012.
Heading into the procedure, there appeared to be two options for repairing Rose's knee. He could either have had the meniscus, or a portion of it, removed and been back on the floor in a matter of weeks. Having the meniscus re-attached, which appears to be the route Rose and the Bulls took, sidelines him four to six months.
Terrible news for the Chicago Bulls. More on this story as it develops as this is sure to cause some ripples in the Eastern Conference over the next few days.
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