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Derrick Rose Out for the Playoffs with Torn MCL and ACL
According to NBAMiami:
According to ESPN:
Thibodeau was asked about his philosophy of keeping his top players in late-game situations when the outcome is not in doubt. It’s been a recurrent line of questioning for Thibodeau, especially concerning Rose, who has battled several injuries.
“I don’t work backwards like you guys do,” Thibodeau said. “The score was going the other way.”
The mood in the Bulls’ locker room was not befitting a victorious team.
“I just started saying a prayer,” said Bulls backup guard John Lucas, who could see additional playing time if Rose is limited.