On top of that, fellow point guard Isaiah Thomas' rehab from offseason hip surgery seems to be progressing faster than his initial timetable of January, and he could be back by as soon as the end of this month, if recent reports are any indication. "Not sure how he's going to feel after today when he got done working out, so just trying to get a gauge on how he feels today, if there's any soreness or pain or anything and go from there".
Rose's career has been decimated by injuries since the 2011-12 season. Since Rose's last game on November 7, the wine and gold are 13-1, including an ongoing 13-game win streak. "He asked me could he talk to the team before we started shootaround and addressed the team".
"Man, I don't care about - not to be rude - I don't care about no f--ing money", he said per ESPN's McMenamin. I've saved up enough money. Like I said, coming back here, starting with rehab, that's my first step.
Derrick Rose apologized to his Cavs teammates for his two-week absence, according to a source. "Keeping it simple and just giving my team support and then I'll see what I see off the court".More news: European Union sues member states over migrant relocation failure
The 28-year-old averaged 14.3 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 1.7 assists over seven games this season for the Cavs, who have gone 13-1 since he last suited up.
"I was just figuring things out", he added. But I'm here for my team.
Rose, who has missed 17 of the Cavs' 27 games this season - including the past 13 straight - because of a sprained ankle that he suffered on October 20, has no timetable for when he will return to the court, but it took some time for him to even decide he wanted to come back at all. I'm here to win.
The franchise was happy to offer him as much time as he needed to come to a decision.