Derrick Rose capped his first home game in more than a season by hitting a short baseline jump shot with five seconds left to give the Chicago Bulls an 82-81 National Basketball Association win against the New York Knicks.
LeBron James scored 17 points to lead the two-time National Basketball Association champion Miami Heat to a 107-95 victory against the Chicago Bulls, while the Indiana Pacers topped the Orlando Magic 97-87.
The longer the Chicago Bulls stay alive in the NBA playoffs, the louder the clamoring will grow for the return of their injured budding superstar, Derrick Rose. Before the din becomes overwhelming, critics should remember the story of an injured budding superstar of another era: Grant Hill.
LeBron James of the Miami Heat had the most popular National Basketball Association uniform worldwide and in the U.S. last season, while Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls was No. 1 in China, Europe and Latin America.
Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose, the former Most Valuable Player who hasn’t returned from a knee injury two months after doctors declared him fit, needs to get on the court and play, said the former trainer of Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant.