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The bounceback season for Derrick Rose of the Minnesota Timberwolves has officially come to an end, according to the team.
Derrick Rose Injury Update pic.twitter.com/089Rhs3iKk
— Timberwolves PR (@Twolves_PR) March 23, 2019
The 2011 NBA Most Valuable Player while a member of the Chicago Bulls, Rose has gone through multiple knee injuries in his career.
Rose, 30, averaged 18.0 points, 2.7 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 27.3 minutes in 51 games (13 starts) for the Timberwolves this season, shooting 38.2 percent from the field and 37.0 percent from deep, both the second-highest figures in his career, and 85.6 percent from the free-throw line.
The three-time All-Star, the first overall pick in the 2008 NBA draft by the Bulls out of Memphis, carries career averages of 18.8 points, 3.5 boards and 5.6 dimes in 33.2 minutes in 546 games (489 starts), posting a shooting line of 45.3/30.4/82.4.
Rose will be an unrestricted free agent this summer.