Unfortunately for the Bulls, they are well-versed in dealing with a Derrick Rose knee injury.
So after their Wednesday morning shootaround, they reacted to Rose’s second right medial meniscus tear the way one might expect -- with shock, empathy and resolve.
There’s a basketball game to be played Wednesday night against the Charlotte Hornets, one for which Kirk Hinrich and Taj Gibson will return from illness and coach Tom Thibodeau said Aaron Brooks may start for Rose. But for a moment, players and coaches stopped to remind all of Rose the person, not the player.
“I don’t know what to say other than it’s so unfair,” Thibodeau said. “The guy has been through so much....