Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Derrick Rose is away from the team and evaluating his basketball future, according to a report by ESPN.
Rose, the youngest MVP in NBA history, has endured four serious knee injuries and a multitude of other lower body ailments. He is currently dealing with a sprained left ankle.
Rose is averaging 14.3 points and 1.7 assists this season while shooting 45.1 percent from the field and 29.7 percent from three. His best game of the year was against the Washington Wizards, where he scored 20 points on 50 percent shooting.
If Rose does end up retiring, he'll finish with career averages of 19.4 points and 5.9 assists. He is a three-time All-Star, Rookie of the Year winner and was on the first-team All-NBA squad during his MVP campaign.