November 26, 2013 in Sports

Bull’s Rose has season-ending knee surgery

 
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Chicago’s Derrick Rose injured his non-surgically repaired knee.
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NBA: Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is out for the remainder of the season.

The team said that Rose had successful surgery Monday morning in Chicago to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee that was hurt Friday night at Portland.

The 2011 NBA MVP missed all of last season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in Chicago’s 2012 playoff series with Philadelphia.

He was off to a mediocre start in his return this season, averaging 15.9 points and was shooting just over 35 percent.

Without Rose, veteran Kirk Hinrich figures to start.

• Lakers give Bryant two-year extension: The Lakers signed Kobe Bryant to a two-year contract extension worth a reported $48.5 million according to ESPN, securing the fourth-leading scorer in NBA history into his 20th season with the franchise.

The 35-year-old Bryant hasn’t played this season as he recovers from surgery on his torn achilles tendon.

• Timberwolves deal Williams to Kings: According to two people with knowledge of the deal, the Minnesota Timberwolves will trade former No. 2 overall draft pick Derrick Williams to the Sacramento Kings for Luc Mbah a Moute.

• Blazers get 11th straight win: LaMarcus Aldridge had 18 points and 14 rebounds for his seventh double-double this season and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the slumping New York Knicks 102-91 in Portland for their 11th straight victory.

Carmelo Anthony had 34 points and 15 rebounds for the Knicks.

• Burke leads Jazz over Bulls in OT: Rookie Trey Burke made a key 3-pointer to help the Utah Jazz outlast Chicago 89-83 in overtime in Salt Lake City.

Burke finished with 14 points.

• Spurs continue hot start: Manu Ginobili had 16 points to lead seven players in double figures and the San Antonio Spurs beat the visiting New Orleans Pelicans 112-93 for their 11th straight victory.

Bruins end skid against Penguins

NHL: Torey Krug scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Boston Bruins beat visiting Pittsburgh 4-3, snapping a seven-game, regular-season losing streak to the Penguins in a matchup of the Eastern Conference’s top two teams.

Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby tied it with 0.3 seconds left in regulation.

• Shaw guides Chicago over Edmonton: Andrew Shaw scored a pair of goals, and Patrick Kane added a power-play tally, in the Chicago Blackhawks’ 5-1 win over the Oilers in Edmonton, Alberta.

• Ex-players sue league on concussions: Ten former players, including All-Star defenseman Gary Leeman, claimed in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn’t done enough to protect players from concussions.

The lawsuit seeks damages and court-approved, NHL-sponsored medical monitoring for the players’ brain trauma and/or injuries, which they blame on their careers.

• Forbes names Maple Leafs most valuable: According to Forbes’ annual valuations, the Toronto Maple Leafs are worth an NHL-high $1.15 billion. The New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens, Vancouver Canucks and the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks round out the top five most valuable teams that includes three Canadian- based teams for the first time.

Arizona State shocks No. 25 Marquette

Miscellany: Jahii Carson scored 23 points and Jordan Bachynski swatted Derrick Wilson’s runner at the buzzer, his seventh block, helping Arizona State (6-0) knock off No. 25 Marquette 79-77 in Tempe, Ariz.

With Arizona State leading 78-77, Jermaine Marshall hit 1 of 2 free throws with 7 seconds left, giving the Golden Eagles (3-2) a final shot.

• No. 8 Maryland women survive Drexel: Alyssa Thomas scored 21 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to help the No. 8 Maryland Terrapins (5-1) to a 69-63 win over Drexel (2-3) in College Park, Md.

The Dragons hit 7 of 12 3-pointers in the second half after falling behind 34-18.

NCAA announces award finalists: Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel and Alabama QB AJ McCarron are finalists for the Maxwell Award, given to college football’s player of the year.

Winston is also up for the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award with McCarron and Manziel.

Washington’s Bishop Sankey (Gonzaga Prep), Andrew Williams from Boston College and Arizona’s Ka’Deem Carey are finalists for the Doak Walker Award given to the year’s best running back.

• Montoya back in Indy car: Juan Pablo Montoya, returning to IndyCar racing after a 13-year absence, completed his first official test with Penske Racing at the Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Fla. The Colombian spent the last seven seasons in NASCAR.

• Ex-NFL ref Seeman dies: Former NFL supervisor of officials Jerry Seeman, who worked as the chief referee in two Super Bowls, has died at his home in Blaine, Minn., after a long bout with cancer.

Seeman, 77,was an NFL official from 1975-90, including 12 years as a lead referee.


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