Derrick Rose’s season and presumably his New York Knicks career seem to be over thanks to a torn meniscus.

Derrick Rose’s season and maybe even his New York Knicks career seem to be over, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.

Rose has suffered the same injury twice in his NBA career. He first tore his meniscus ten games removed from returning to the Bulls after tearing his ACL in the 2012 NBA Playoffs.


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In 2015, he re-aggravated the same meniscus injury and this year’s injury happened to Rose at the worst possible time, as he will be a free agent this offseason. The recovery time is expected to be 6-8 weeks.

The Knicks’ guard is averaging 18.0 PPG, the most he has scored since 2012, to go along with 4.4 APG and 3.8 RPG this season

It is unclear whether this is the same meniscus Rose has injured previously, but it is fair to question whether or not the former MVP’s time in the association is over.

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Charles Hart
Charles is a sophomore at Pennsylvania State University from Long Island, New York, majoring in broadcast journalism. As a member of Penn State's CommRadio, the official radio station of the College of Communications, Charles has written various articles covering Penn State football and basketball. In addition to writing, Charles also co-hosts Empire State College, the only New York sports talkshow on campus.