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John Calipari Believes Derrick Rose Will Return To Form

Derrick Rose will have all eyes on him in the 2012-13 NBA season as he attempts to come back from an ACL injury that knocked him out of the playoffs at the most inopportune time for the Chicago Bulls. There are many wondering whether the former MVP will be able to return to form.

According to, Rose has at least one person on his side. His former coach, John Calipari.

"I think that you're going to see a player, you'll be amazed when he comes back," Kentucky coach John Calipari told ESPN 1000's "Carmen, Jurko & Harry" show on Wednesday. "(Rose's) skill set will be even better. I think his shooting will be even better because he only knows one thing. He almost has a fear, an anxiety about not being good enough. He's tougher on himself than anyone around him. I used to tell him 'you're too hard on yourself, man. You're going to get to the NBA, there's too many games. You can't on yourself like this. You gotta let it go. You gotta go on to the next game.'"

Bulls fans would certainly welcome a Derrick Rose that was even better than shooting. Only time will tell.

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