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Derrick Rose leaves game late after suffering hamstring injury (VIDEO)

Nov 11, 2013, 11:05 PM EDT

The Bulls and the Cavs played a largely defensive-oriented game devoid of very many highlights, and the one that Derrick Rose provided late as his team was pulling away forced him to leave the game with what was later described as a minor hamstring injury.

Rose gave us a glimpse of his signature explosiveness as he drove end-to-end for a layup that put his team up by seven with 3:39 remaining. But he was seen wincing and limping a bit immediately afterward, and was subbed out for the remainder of the game shortly thereafter as a precaution.

As with all things related to Rose’s health, the world will be watching. Although this particular setback didn’t appear to be all that serious.

  1. kcroyal - Nov 11, 2013 at 11:10 PM

    He better play it safe and sit out the rest of the season.

    • basketballgod87 - Nov 12, 2013 at 8:09 AM

      them jokes are getting real weak and anybody who thought he should of came back are idiots

    • belleby123 - Nov 12, 2013 at 8:12 AM

      > He better play it safe and sit out the rest of the season.

      Seriously, wouldn’t the better choice be you and your brain trust sit out the rest of the season?

      • basketballgod87 - Nov 12, 2013 at 8:53 AM

        naw you n yo basketball knowledge can kick rocks gooofy

  2. jzone954 - Nov 11, 2013 at 11:19 PM

    ^ lol

  3. 32magicman - Nov 12, 2013 at 12:13 AM

    Lolol

  4. legend30 - Nov 12, 2013 at 1:32 AM

    I’ll admit I made some jokes about Rose, “The Return” but can we move on? Rose is great for the game and I’m sure you wouldn’t want to see you’re favorite player get a significant injury.

    • legend30 - Nov 12, 2013 at 1:38 AM

      With that being said, I have to wonder if “The Return Part Two” ever crossed Rose mind during the game. Now that he’ll have time to make the commercial.

  5. cubb1 - Nov 12, 2013 at 3:30 AM

    See ya in 2015, Derrick.

  6. pfic15 - Nov 12, 2013 at 7:45 AM

    I wonder which fractured PG will play more games this year? Rose or Irving?

  7. lastdukestreetking - Nov 12, 2013 at 8:36 AM

    I’m sure most of the world has no idea who Rose is so I doubt they’ll be watching.

  8. belleby123 - Nov 13, 2013 at 12:58 PM

    Isn’t anybody going to say that Thibs has played Rose for too many minutes?

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