Connect with us

Headlines

Report: Derrick Rose Resumes Ankle Rehab with Cavaliers

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

After a self-imposed exile, Derrick Rose flew to Cleveland on Monday morning and will resume rehabilitation on his sprained ankle, clearing the way for his eventual return to the Cavaliers’ active roster.

Rose, 29, left the team the Wednesday before Thanksgiving and had been deliberating whether he wanted to work toward returning from a sprained ankle to rejoin the Cavaliers this season or even continue his NBA career, league sources have told ESPN.

He flew to Cleveland from Chicago, where he had been in recent days since leaving the Cavaliers, according to league sources. Rose has been communicating with only a scant few people, but his agent, B.J. Armstrong of Wasserman Media Group, and Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman have had a steady and cordial dialogue leading to Rose’s return on Monday morning, league sources said.

“This has been a very challenging and difficult time for Derrick,” Altman said in a statement. “We will continue to provide him with support and have patience as he re-joins his teammates and works his way back on to the court.”

Coach Tyronn Lue said Monday that he estimates it will be a “couple more weeks” before Rose will be able to return to play.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN

Advertisement




Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Headlines

Pacers to Host 2021 NBA All-Star Game

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Indianapolis will host the 2021 NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Wednesday.

The game will be held at the Pacers’ Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, which hasn’t hosted the event since 1985, when it was played at the Hoosier Dome.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN

Continue Reading

Headlines

Clippers’ Austin Rivers Leaves Game with Concussion

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Clippers guard Austin Rivers suffered a concussion during Wednesday’s 106-95 win over the Orlando Magic and will not play Friday night against the Washington Wizards, the Clippers announced.

Rivers left the game after taking an elbow to the head in the final seconds of the second quarter. He did not return.

Source: ESPN

Continue Reading

Headlines

Warriors’ Green Doubtful for Thursday’s Game

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Golden State Warriors power forward Draymond Green, who is nursing a sore right shoulder, was ruled as doubtful for Thursday night’s home game against the Dallas Mavericks.

The reigning NBA Defensive Player of the Year did not participate in practice on Wednesday. Warriors’ head coach Steve Kerr said the team is just being cautious, noting that it’s not a serious matter.

Source: Chris Haynes of ESPN

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Trending Now