Rose is the exciting player in the world with the most exciting future in the league. Period. Lebron is topping out and if the Heat don't win this year the wear and tear on him (even at 26 as he's been carrying NBA Picks teams since he was 18), Wade, and Bosh will start to accumulate sooner than later.
Derrick Rose Status for Game 2 of the 2011 NBA Playoffs Odds
- As such, it continues to sound like Rose will be available to play in Game 2 on Wednesday night.
But if he happens to be more limited than usual, it's possible C.J. Watson could see a little more playing time.
"X-Rays after the game on Rose's ankle were negative. He will not have an MRI (Tuesday)."
Rose, who originally sprained the ankle in Game 4 against the Pacers, expects to play in Game 2 on Wednesday.
"I'm not worried about that," he said. "I think my body is in good hands with my trainer. They do a good job making sure I get treatment every day, all day. I should be alright." Compare Sports Odds and don't forget to stay tuned for this year's NFL Picks and 2011 Kentucky Derby Odds