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BIgger Than The Game

“Holding on to his knee, Holding on to his knee and down.” -Kevin Harlan

To any Chicago Bull’s fan, these words stung like daggers because everyone knew that this meant that Derrick Rose was out. In game one of the first round of the NBA playoffs Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls went up against the eighth seed Philadelphia 76ers. The game went exactly as it should have with the Bulls dominating every quarter and the former MVP, Derrick Rose, playing in spectacular form. But—in the last minutes of the fourth quarter Derrick Rose sprinted to the rim, jumped, landed, and couldn’t stand back up. Derrick had torn the ACL in his left knee, which meant he could be out for as long as a year and he definitely wouldn’t be returning for the playoffs which took away the first seed Chicago Bulls, chance at a title.

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