Tag: Charlie Simmer

The Best Players that Never Were: Careers Destroyed by Injury

0
For the past couple of seasons NBA fans have been deprived from enjoying the show of one its premier players, Derrick Rose. After being selected first overall in the 2008 NBA draft, Rose exploded into the NBA. Within three years of superb play Rose averaged 20.9 points per game, 6.7 assists, and was named an MVP. Just when the Bulls looked like they were becoming the best team in the Eastern Conference, Rose tore his ACL in a first round playoff game against the 76ers. The recovery period kept Rose out of the entire 2012-2013 season, and the Bulls learned to play without Rose.