Derrick Rose suffers injury in first practice of 2015-16 season

Add a left orbital fracture to the list of injuries that Derrick Rose has suffered since entering the NBA.

The Chicago Bulls announced Tuesday, the first day of training camp, that Rose has suffered a left orbital fracture during practice. The injury occurred after Rose took an elbow to the face. Per K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, the injury took place during a scrimmage.

After the hit, Rose was taken to Rush University Medical Center by Bulls medical staff, so he could be examined. It was determined that surgery would be required after he consulted with several specialists. The surgery will take place Wednesday, Sept. 30 at Rush, and a timetable for Rose’s return will be made afterwards.

Stay tuned to The Bulls Charge for further updates on Rose’s injury.

Ashley is the owner/editor of The Bulls Charge. Follow her on Twitter at @wijangco12.


Ashley Wijangco

<p>Ashley Wijangco is the owner and editor of The Bulls Charge. She is currently a student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign majoring in news-editorial journalism, minoring in public relations, and earning a SportMedia certificate with the hopes of becoming a professional sports writer or a sports media professional.<br />  <br /> Born in Chicago and raised in the Chicago suburbs, Ashley grew up as a Bulls fan, eventually becoming a die-hard fan. Her passion for the team then inspired her to pursue a career in sports media, an area she has been involved with since 2012 when she began writing and live-tweeting games for FanSided’s Bulls site, Pippen Ain’t Easy. She is also Kirk Hinrich’s biggest fan and refuses to stop supporting him no matter how unproductive he has become.<br />  <br /> Aside from The Bulls Charge, Ashley is also the co-editor-in-chief for Illio, her school’s yearbook and a columnist at Hoops Addict, a basketball website.</p>

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