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Monday, November 25, 2013

The Miscellaneous Sports Thread #1 For 11/25/13: Derrick Rose is Out For The Season (Final Versions)

Photo from Steve Dykes of USA Today

It's the fear that all Chicago Bulls fans have at the moment come to bare, as Derrick Rose is now officially out for the rest of the 2013-14 NBA season.

The meniscus tear Rose suffered in his right knee after coming back from his ACL tear in the left knee last season occurred on Friday in the Bulls' loss to the in-form Blazers. It is a devastating blow for him after all that transpired last season and how this happened on his supposedly good knee.

Outside of an 6-11 3-point shooting night in giving the Pacers their only loss of the season, Rose was still primarily the same player he was before the knee issues. Still, the Bulls have been bad offensively again, where Luol Deng, Carlos Boozer, and Joakim Noah aren't consistent star men who can carry a team by themselves.

With how the Pacers have started along with a certain team in Miami, they were never going to beat both of those teams with him.

Other Notable News

Kobe Bryant has been signed to a two year extension with the Lakers, and he will be the highest player in the league before LeBron's new contract. It's a two-year, $48 million deal, but with enough space to allow the Lakers to sign Carmelo Anthony or another prominent player to go along with him and Gasol.

And in Kobe style, he tweeted it out:
LeBron James had some fun comments about the AMA's last night, especially this one on Miley:
With all of their injuries, Borussia Dortmund won't feel sorry for Napoli not having Marek Hamsik tomorrow.

Potentially more on this later, but Pep Guardiola is pissed about a mole inside the Bayern circles leaking information out despite the wonderful start to the Pep Era in Munich.

Theirry Henry will not have a third spell at Arsenal.

More on this later, but honestly, the Heisman may have to be given to a running back this season in Mr. Williams.

Brian Rios may have been handpicked for Manny Pacquiao, but the Philippine star is still a world class fighter. In fact, Floyd Mayweather is bothered by the fact that his eternal rival is relevant again, to the point that he had to tweet his team out as Pacquiao's name was dominating the Twitter Trending Topics after his resounding win.
And what a performance on the road last night by Real Salt Lake to quiet those great fans in Portland.

They will now have a chance to do that again, this time against Sporting Kansas City on December 7.

And that has been your sports thread for this time at The Whole Delivery.


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