The Chicago Bulls announced Tuesday night that Derrick Rose will go under the knife after suffering a left orbital fracture.
Rose caught a stray elbow to the face during a spirited team practice.
Rose took elbow to face and left scrimmage. Also, Hoiberg canceled night practice after going 2:15 today.
— K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) September 29, 2015
Taj on Rose getting elbowed: "It might have been me. Just one of those plays where everyone's going so hard & it's real physical out there."
— Mike McGraw (@McGrawDHBulls) September 29, 2015
Rose’s return to action will be determined following surgery Wednesday.
From the press release:
Bulls Guard Derrick Rose was struck in the face by an elbow during today’s practice. He was taken by the Bulls medical staff to Rush University Medical Center for testing and evaluation which determined he sustained a left orbital fracture. After consultation with several specialists, it has been determined that he will require a surgical procedure, which will take place tomorrow at Rush. After the procedure, a timetable for return to play will be determined.