In 2011, Derrick Rose won MVP.
In 2012, Rose tore his ACL.
After playing big minutes early in his career, Rose was frequently sidelined the next few seasons. That took a toll on everyone involved. He felt the loneliness and despair of major injuries. The Bulls struggled to meet expectations with their best and highest-paid player repeatedly injured.
Eventually, Chicago traded Rose to the Knicks.
NBC Sports Chicago:
“If load management would have been around, who knows? I probably would’ve still been a Chicago Bull by now.” -Derrick Rose
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