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Noah wants 'Melo on Bulls

All-Star Weekend is a time for the NBA's best to socialize and schmooze, and Joakim Noah took advantage of that opportunity in a somewhat Machiavellian way. Noah told Carmelo Anthony during the break that he wanted Anthony on the Bulls, a sentiment evidently also shared by Derrick Rose, who reportedly offered to personally recruit Anthony. Playing with Noah and Rose might be a tempting opportunity for Anthony. Though he has been putting up great numbers this season and he'd stand to make much more money in New York, he's stuck on a 22-40 team that would need some kind of miracle to make the playoffs even in a weak Eastern Conference.

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  • Would the Bulls ever win a title with Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose?

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  • Will Derrick Rose ever play at an MVP level again?

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Derrick Rose has knee surgery

These are troubling times for Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls. The former MVP, who returned this year after sitting out a full season to recover from a torn left ACL, is out for the season after having surgery Monday to repair a medial meniscus tear in his right knee. Rose had two surgical options, so it appears doctors chose the one that will sideline Rose for four to six months over a minor procedure that might have had Rose back sooner, but potentially facing long-term complications. What is the Bulls' outlook without him?

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  • What's the most the Bulls can accomplish without Derick Rose?

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  • Will Derrick Rose ever play at an MVP level again?

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  • Which of the following strategies should the Bulls pursue now that Derrick Rose is out for the season?

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Derrick Rose hurt in Bulls' win

The good news: The Chicago Bulls beat the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night, moving back to .500 in the process. The bad: Derrick Rose left the game in the fourth quarter with what is considered a minor hamstring injury, one that coach Tom Thibodeau said will be re-evaluated Tuesday. Such an injury, coupled with Rose's early season struggles (just 32 percent shooting so far), makes one wonder if the former MVP will return to form this season. What that means for Chicago, too, is anyone's guess.

How worried should Bulls fans be about Derrick Rose's hamstring injury?

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  • Will Derrick Rose return to form in 2013-14?

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Rose hits shot to beat Knicks

It wasn't a vintage performance for Derrick Rose, but the Chicago Bulls star delivered something long-awaited for the home fans: a game-winning shot, with 5.7 seconds left, against the New York Knicks. Does this mean he's back? Or is that 7-for-23 stat line more indicative of where the point guard is two games into the 2013-14 season?

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  • When will Derrick Rose return to form?

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  • Which is the bigger challenge facing the Bulls this season?

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  • Is Carmelo Anthony a top-five NBA player?

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Is Rose back to MVP form?

Derrick Rose played 22 minutes in his first game back inside the United Center since tearing his ACL 18 months ago. In those 22 minutes, Rose netted 22 points -- 18 of which came in the first half. And it wasn't just on jump shots or free throws. The former NBA MVP blew past defenders as he drove to the basket and ran the floor on the fastbreak leading to an easy two-hand dunk. Are you convinced Rose has returned to pre-injury form?

How confident are you in Derrick Rose after his 22-point performance in 22 minutes Wednesday night?

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  • Will Derrick Rose be in the running for the 2013-14 NBA MVP award?

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  • How far will the Bulls advance this season with Derrick Rose?

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