However, on Sunday, it was announced that Rose would miss the remainder of the regular season as he undergoes yet another surgery on his knee - the third of his career.
Since suffering his second knee injury in 2013 Rose has not been able to get back to the skill level he once was at when he won MVP.
Rose had begun the year healthy and talking about the Knicks as one of the NBA's "super teams". Now, it has developed into yet another major injury to add on to an extensive list of health issues that derailed his promising career.
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Rose, who previously said he would like to return to NY, missed the Knicks' previous two games with what the team described as soreness and swelling. He first tore his meniscus ten games removed from returning to the Bulls after tearing his ACL in the 2012 NBA Playoffs. He missed the entire 2012-13 season, played only 10 games the following season, and missed substantial time in every season since.
Rose and his agent, B.J. Armstrong, have both said publicly that Rose would like to return to NY as a free agent. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical first reported the news of the tear, adding Rose will need six to eight weeks to recover. He averaged 18 points and 4.4 assists for a team with a 29-47 record entering Sunday's game against Boston.