Derrick Rose Has Been Cleared to Play, But Mentally He’s Still Afraid to Return
It is like being in a car accident and then having to drive again, it is always in the back of your mind. Physically, Rose is fine, but mentally, he is still dealing with some issues.
Derrick Rose‘s doctor has cleared the Chicago Bulls‘ star to play, a team source said, but his long-awaited return to the lineup won’t occur, Rose has told the team, until he can confidently dunk off his left foot.
The source said the team has been assured by Rose’s doctor there is no more chance of the former MVP getting injured upon his return than anyone else and that the doctor told the Bulls that physically “he can play now.” Rose is now dealing with the psychological side of trusting his body.
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