Derrick Rose, the former NBA MVP was injured in his first practice back with the Bulls. According to a statement release from the team he was elbowed in the face and suffered “left orbital fracture.” You can read the official statement from the Bulls organization below.
Full statement from the Chicago Bulls.
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.