Chicago Bulls Coach Tom Thibodeau Says Derrick Rose Injury Is 'Not A Death Sentence'

Monday April 30th, 2012

After losing star guard Derrick Rose to a torn ACL in Saturday's opening round win, Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau remained positive.

"I think we all feel awful for him," Thibodeau said Sunday, according to "Derrick's not only a great player, he's a great teammate, he's a great person, but it's not a death sentence. It's not a death sentence for him, it's not a death sentence for our team. He's going to come back. He'll come back better than ever. It's just the way it is and we've got to deal with."

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