Feb 11, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose (1) warms up before their game against the Atlanta Hawks at United Center. Mandatory Credit: Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose expected to join Team USA in July

Chicago Bulls’ point guard Derrick Rose suffered through another disaster of a season.

After a torn ACL in the 2012 postseason forced him to miss the entire 2012-13 season, he returned to the court as the 2013-14 season began. However, his return did not go well. Rose’s production and minutes took an obvious dip and after playing in just 10 games, he suffered a torn meniscus in his right knee that caused him to miss the rest of the season.

Rose is once again plotting a comeback and he is hoping to return to compete with his teammates on the United States’ national team.

Team USA will meet in Las Vegas in late July and head coach Mike Krzyzewski expected Rose there.

“We expect him to be there that last week of July when we’re choosing the team in Vegas,” Krzyzewski said during an “ESPNU College Basketball” podcast with host Andy Katz. “He can’t make the team unless he’s ready to go full bore. And knowing Derrick I would think he’ll be ready, and hopefully he’ll be 100 percent.”

Rose averaged 15.9 points, 4.3 assists and 3.2 rebounds in 31.1 minutes per game this season.

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