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Rose Injury Still Hurts in Chicago

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So let's calibrate our tiers of sadness here, but I would stipulate that in all the history of lamentable injuries, the one to Derrick Rose holds some sort of high ranking in overall wrongness. It's nobody's fault but fate's, but his particular fate of last April 28 just feels flat wrong, dead wrong, all kinds of wrong, wrong-wrong-wrong.

Injuries do visit every sport, but with a fresh season underway, the Rose injury just leaves the whole United Center seeming woozy, in a manner to which it might not even realize now that it has grown accustomed.

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