Will Yoder
Monday April 2nd, 2012

The Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose missed his tenth consecutive game Sunday and is currently unsure of when he will be back on the court, according to ESPN.

Rose injured his groin March 12. He has expressed hope that he will be able to return to the court for the Bulls before the end of the season.

"It's the same thing every day, just trying to improve," Rose told ESPN after a loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder Sunday. "Where (I'm running) a little bit more and lifting weights so if anything I should be stronger than ever."

Although Rose has been partaking in practices, he has not engaged in contact, and has said he has had a hard time running due to the scar tissue that has formed in the groin area.

"I really don't know," he said. "If I knew that answer, it would make a lot of things easy. I don't know. It's going to take me a minute to get my rhythm back, but hopefully it takes a game, that would be great, but we will have to see." In total Rose has missed 20 games this season with various injuries. He has contributed 22.8 points per game, eight assists and had 3.5 rebounds.

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