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Derrick Rose injury: The NBA’s heartbreak story reverberates in Oklahoma City
NBA Playoffs: Nick Collison on the Derrick Rose injury: “It’s crazy how you can build your whole organization around a guy, to be geared up for playoffs all year, and then he goes down.”
Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook awoke from his usual pregame nap to learn his close friend Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls had suffered a knee injury in Saturday’s opening NBA playoff game.
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“I was hoping he would be all right, then I didn’t know exactly what happened,” explained Westbrook, who works out daily with Rose in Santa Monica, Calif., during the offseason....
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