Injured Derrick Rose Never Makes the NBA Playoffs

Date: May 12

Chicago Bulls fans were devastated when their prodigal son went down. After surgery, the fans (and everyone else) wondered when they would see D. Rose lace up and hit the court during the NBA Playoffs, thinking that he would be the superstar that the team needed to actually make it to the finals this year. That never happened. Instead, Derrick Rose became a fixture on the sidelines and as a meme for the duration of the NBA post-season.