The 24-year-old Rose suffered a torn ACL in his left knee during Game 1 of the 2012 Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Despite being medically cleared on March 8 and participating in full contact practices for almost two months, the youngest man to ever earn the MVP award never performed in 2013.
“I don’t see any reason where he wouldn’t be (ready),” Forman said. “He continues to make great progress.”
Although calls for Rose to resurface were entirely understandable, it’s hard to fathom the native South-Sider wouldn’t have been on the hardwood without a solid reason.
Plus, even with a blooming Rose, Miami was eventually going to scorch last year’s version of the Bulls.
Ignoring cries from fans and mounting criticism from onlookers, Rose wisely waited to fully mend.
Disregarding stale updates of “great progress,” it’s time for Derrick Rose to again dominate like a megastar.by