Derrick Rose will miss the rest of the season after surgery

Derrick Rose's comeback season has been cut short.

After missing all of the 2012 season recovering from a torn ligament in his left knee, the Chicago Bulls star is finished for this year after having successful surgery Monday to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee, the team announced.

The injury occurred in the third quarter Friday night against Portland, when Rose lost his footing while trying to change direction to get back on defense after Nicolas Batum stole a pass and started the other way. It didn't appear there was any contact on the play.

Rose was the first pick overall by the Bulls in the 2008 draft. He was NBA rookie of the year that season and an All-Star the following three.

He earned league MVP honors in 2010-11, when he averaged 25.0 points a game and led Chicago to the Eastern Conference finals.

But injuries have plagued him ever since, as Rose has played in just 50 games in that span.


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