Rose: "Definitely" Playing In First Preseason Game

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Published on July 16 2013 10:09 am
Last Updated on July 16 2013 10:09 am
Written by Millie Lange

(Madrid, Spain) -- Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose is ready to begin playing.  HoopsHype.com reports Rose told reporters at an Adidas event in Spain that he is 100-percent healthy and will "definitely" be playing in the Bulls' first preseason game. The NBA has yet to release its official preseason schedule, so it's unclear what date Rose and the Bulls will begin. The former NBA MVP missed all of this past season recovering from major knee surgery.

 

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