Derrick Rose undergoes successful surgery for orbital fracture

Derrick Rose underwent surgery Wednesday for the left orbital fracture he sustained in Tuesday’s practice.

(UPDATE: the Bulls announced he is expected to return in two weeks.)

Per the Chicago Tribune‘s K.C. Johnson, Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg said Rose’s surgery went well, but no timetable for his return has been determined yet. Despite that, Hoiberg added that he expects Rose to be ready for the Bulls’ season opener on Oct. 27.

Hoiberg also included more details about how Rose suffered the 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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