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Derrick Rose: Expected to Start

Posted on October 27, 2008 at 1:51 PM


Rose, who practiced fully Sunday after straining his right hip/hamstring Friday, should be in the starting lineup at point guard for the Bulls' season-opener Tuesday, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.


The thought early in camp was to have Rose come off the bench as Deron Williams did as a rookie but that view changed as the preseason wore on. All the caveats with owning a rookie point guard are applicable but Rose should be productive, albeit with a low shooting percentage and heavy turnover total.

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