Coach Tom Thibodeau had said Rose was probable. Rose also addressed the injury
"I'm feeling good," he said, according to ESPNCHICAGO.com. "Every day it's improving. [I'll] come in early tonight and really stretch and get treatment, try to go over everything [in] every area and try to give it a go tonight."
Rose didn't play in Saturday's win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
He scored 20 and 13 points, respectively, in the Cleveland win and a victory over the Knicks two nights earlier. He missed most of the previous two seasons with knee injuries.
Forward Taj Gibson, who also injured his ankle against Cleveland, is active Tuesday night, while center Joakim Noah will sit because of an illness.