It looks like the injury-riddled Chicago Bulls got the good news they were hoping for on Monday:
Derrick just told me he's going to play.— Nick Friedell (@ESPNChiBulls) January 23, 2012
That report was seconded by K.C. Jones of the Tribune.
Rose has been sidelined by a toe injury since Jan. 14. He's missed the team's last four games, though the Bulls went 3-1 over that span. Chicago will need to boost from Rose's return, as neither Taj Gibson nor Luol Deng are going to play. Joakim Noah and John Lucas III should be able to go if everything goes okay during warmups.
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