facebook
twitter
search
search

Bulls' Derrick Rose needs knee surgery, out indefinitely

Nov. 23, 2013 at 7:19 PM
| License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose will need surgery after tearing a knee ligament, the team said Saturday in Los Angeles.

A magnetic resonance imaging exam revealed a tear of the medial meniscus tear in Rose's right knee, necessitating surgery that will sideline him indefinitely.

He sustained the injury in Chicago's 98-95 Friday loss in Portland. The Chicago Tribune reported his leg appeared to buckle as he abruptly changed direction after a turnover without the ball.

The 25-year-old missed all of last season after tearing a ligament in his left knee.

Rose was averaging 15.9 points, 4.3 assists and 3.2 rebounds in 10 games this season.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Topics: Derrick Rose
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
New York Yankees take care of distracted Los Angeles Angels
UFC title-bout pullout has MMA chirping
Burnett, homers propel Pittsburgh Pirates over Detroit Tigers
Cowherd has very awkward interview with Michigan's Harbaugh
Women's World Cup: Own goal sends Japan to final