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Chicago Bulls’ star Derrick Rose out for season

Chicago Bulls’ star Derrick Rose out for season

SIDELINED: Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez, right, blocks a shot by Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Nov. 22. Photo: Associated Press/Don Ryan

ANDREW SELIGMAN, AP Sports Writer

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is out for the season.

The team said Monday that Rose had successful surgery to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee.

Rose was hurt Friday night at Portland.

The 2011 NBA MVP missed all of last season after tearing a ligament in his left knee in Chicago’s 2012 playoff opener against Philadelphia.

He has played in just 50 NBA games — 49 in the regular season and that lone playoff game — since the Bulls’ run to the Eastern Conference finals during his MVP season.

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