Rose hasn’t played in over two weeks.
Derrick Rose’s NBA career could be ending.
The injured 29-year-old point guard hasn’t played for the Cleveland Cavaliers since Nov. 7, missing the last seven games. For the season, he’s missed 11 out of 18 contests.
When Rose has played, he’s averaging 14.3 points per game, but his defense has been abysmal and he isn’t the playmaker he once was. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Dave McMenamin, Rose has stepped away from the team and is pondering his basketball future.
Story with @mcten filed to ESPN: Cavaliers guard Derrick Rose is away from team and evaluating his future in basketball, league sources tell ESPN. Story soon on site.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 24, 2017
Rose won the 2011 MVP Award but his career has not been the same after he tore his ACL.
If this is the end of the line, he will go down as one of the bigger ‘what if?’ stories in recent years.