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Despite Playoff Exit Rose Encouraged by Health

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It was a discouraging end to the 2014-15 season for the Bulls Thursday, a shocking 94-73 home blowout loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers to lose the conference semifinal series 4-2.

“I always look at me stepping on the floor and me walking off the floor as a positive,” (Derrick) Rose said afterward in a locker room of post mortems. “Of course, I would want to win every game. It’s the NBA; you are not going to win every game. I’m happy with how my body responded when I came back, I’m happy with everything I learned this year, what I went through individually, mentally, emotionally, spiritually. I’m at peace with myself. Of course, mad we lost this game and we’re out of the playoffs. But it gives me a chance to really go into this summer with a game plan.”

“I’ve got a baseline now,” said Rose. “I’m healthy. I’m going into this summer with a game plan, certain things to work on. I feel I’m going to push myself the hardest I ever pushed myself in my career. See where it takes me

via Sam Smith of NBA.com/Bulls.com

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