Derrick Rose Injury Update: Bulls PG Visits Dr. James Andrews, According To Report

According to a report from ESPN Chicago, injured Bulls point guard Derrick Rose was in Alabama on Tuesday to visit with Dr. James Andrews. Rose wanted Andrews to check out his knee and make sure everything looks good.

The rehabilitation is going well and Rose made the trip just to have the renowned surgeon, who's worked on many athletes, take a look, according to a source.

Rose, 23, injured the anterior cruciate ligament on April 28 during the first game of the Bulls' Eastern Conference quarterfinals series against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Related: Chicago Bulls Rumors: Luol Deng Could Be On The Trade Block

When discussing the injury during a recent chat on the Bulls website, GM Gar Forman had this to say:

"We're optimistic that if he continues to make the kind of progress that he has that we will see Derrick back on the floor at some point next season."

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