Derrick Rose PG CHI 4 Days

Pau Gasol told the Spanish Daily Marca that Derrick Rose "is well recovered."

Gasol added that he's "not worried about" Rose's health, and that's how the reports have been trending so far. Rose has been going through full workouts for sometime now, but as Allen Iverson can attest to, practice is very different than competing in actual games. Rose is expected to play in the 2014 FIBA World Cup, and that will be the first time we get to see Rose compete at the professional level since going down last season. Rose will be a risky early round selection in next year's fantasy drafts.

Derrick Rose PG CHI 8 Days

Derrick Rose has been named on the initial 19-player roster for the 2014 Men's National Training Camp in Las Vegas.

19 guys will be vying for a spot on the 12-man World Cup roster, and Rose will be competing for a spot against Kyrie Irving, Stephen Curry, and Damion Lillard. Rose has played a total of 10 games over the past two years, so it will be exciting to see the former MVP suit up for his first professional action since going down early last season.

Derrick Rose PG CHI 13 Days

Derrick Rose practiced with the Bulls' Summer League team on Wednesday, after experiencing no issues following a Tuesday night workout.

It's noteworthy that Rose is routinely practicing without discomfort, but he has yet to decide whether he'll participate in Team USA's tryouts later this summer.

Derrick Rose PG CHI 21 Days

Derrick Rose reportedly went through a full workout on Tuesday in front of Carmelo Anthony to prove that he's healthy and ready to go.

Of course, we didn't see the workout and we're guessing it didn't involve any defenders, but the bottom line is that Rose appears to be healthy and ready to go for next season. He recently said he may not be available for Team USA this summer, but the takeaway from this report is that Rose should be healthy and ready to go for the upcoming season.

Derrick Rose PG CHI 21 Days

Derrick Rose (knee) is scheduled to be part of the Bulls' pitch to Carmelo Anthony on Tuesday, according to sources familiar with the meeting.

Rose had recently said he wouldn't take part in recruiting players to come play for the Bulls, so this is a bit of a reversal of course for the Bulls' star. It's unclear whether he will attend Anthony's meeting with the Bulls' front office or if he'll simply place a phone call, but either option can't do anything but help the Bulls' chances to land Melo. Rose's camp had previously told Anthony's camp that the former would welcome the latter's signing in Chicago, but we'll have to wait and see if Rose's participation in the recruitment makes any difference.

Derrick Rose PG CHI 23 Days

Derrick Rose reportedly "expects" to play in the Bulls' season opener, but he hasn't decided whether to join Team USA for their World Cup tryouts this summer.

K.C. Johnson reported in mid-June that Rose would play "if the season started tomorrow," but that appears to have been pure hyperbole. "I still don't know yet," Rose said on Sunday. "If I'm feeling right and the time is [right], for sure I will go out [to Las Vegas for Team USA]. My body is responding good, but you never know." Rose, who has been playing 5-on-5 since about mid-May, also mentioned that he won't actively recruit Carmelo Anthony. "If [free agents] want to come, they can come," he said.

Derrick Rose PG CHI 25 Days

Derrick Rose has been picking up the intensity of his workouts, according to coach Tom Thibdeau.

The coach also thinks Rose's health will not be a negative to attract free agents. He is now going through some 5-on-5 workouts and has said that he would be able to play in games. A full offseason should help him and there's no doubt he'll be working extensively to keep his knees in the best shape possible. He's still going to be a risky pick in the first round and chances are someone in your league will roll the dice on him.

Derrick Rose PG CHI 1 Month

Derrick Rose would reportedly rather play with Kevin Love than Carmelo Anthony.

According to sources, Rose views Love as more of a "team player" than Anthony. However, Chicago management will not be consulting with Rose on any of the roster moves they make this summer, so there's not much to this report. If the Bulls want to land Kevin Love they will have to do so via trade, which may split up their roster more so than signing Carmelo Anthony via free agency.

Derrick Rose PG CHI 1 Month

Derrick Rose (knee) is playing 5-on-5 on a daily basis and looks "like the old Derrick Rose."

He said earlier this week that he would be able to play in games right now. Rose only had a meniscus tear last season, so he's taken an extraordinary amount of time to get well. The Bulls played well without him last year and will hope they can get a full season out of him.

Derrick Rose PG CHI 1 Month

Derrick Rose (knee) would play if the season started tomorrow, according to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune.

Rose started participating in full contact practice sessions in late April and is on schedule to join Team USA for its minicamp in Las Vegas at the end of July. Rose's goal is to make the Team USA roster for the World Cup of Basketball in late August and early September, but Johnson reports that Rose would be ready to go if the 2014-15 NBA season started tomorrow. This is great news for Rose's fantasy owners in keeper leagues as the 25-year-old has only played 49 games over the past two seasons and having him healthy for the start of the season would go a long way towards increasing his fantasy value.