So here we go again. Derrick Rose takes an elbow to the face during the first practice of the year for the Chicago Bulls and needs surgery to fix. Surgery…Again…Sound familiar? Well this sounds like something horrible and bad and a setback, this tends to be a 3 – 4 week sideline for the Bulls starting point guard. With the season starting in less than 30 days, the time table could prove to see Rose return for the Bulls season opener vs the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 27th.
USA Basketball won their match up against Lithuania 96-68 behind Kyrie Irvings 18 points. It was an aggressive, physical game where a lot of USA’s starters were on the bench early with foul trouble. USA did as they have appeared to have done most of the games in this tournament, keep it close early on. Continue reading