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Derrick Rose Injury Update: Rose Undergoes Surgery

After a disappointing end to a season that began with such promise, the Chicago Bulls can at least begin to look to the future, as Derrick Rose underwent surgery on the knee that he injured during the opening game of their playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers.

According to reports from Neil Hayes at the Chicago Sun Times, the surgery was a success and Rose should make a full recovery from the Torn ACL:

Bulls guard Derrick Rose underwent knee surgery to repair his torn anterior cruciate ligament Saturday morning at Rush University Medical Center, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned.

Dr. Brian Cole, the Bulls’ team physician, performed the ACL surgery using a graft from Rose’s patellar tendon, a commonly used procedure on young athletes.

A source said there were no complications or surprises during the surgery, which lasted about an hour. "His knee looked great," the source said. "It’s what you’d expect from a 23-year-old physical specimen."

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