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|Doctor: Bulls' Derrick Rose Out 8-12 Months
|CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose faces a recovery of eight months to a year in his recovery from knee surgery.
The assessment by Dr. Brian Cole on Tuesday means the star point guard could return around Feb. 1 or miss next season. The doctor adds there is a chance Rose could be back sooner, but ''we're not going to rush it.''
The Bulls had already said Rose has a torn ligament in his left knee. Cole says there is there is also a small cartilage tear. He says Rose is ''doing great'' and surgery went ''extremely well.''
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