Derrick Rose, who is out for the season after undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus, is reportedly uninterested in rebuilding and worried that the Bulls will let upcoming key free agents walk, i.e. Luol Deng.
According to Mitch Lawrence of the NY Daily News:
Rose has told several confidantes that he is worried that the Bulls will start to let the team hit the skids by allowing key players to leave via free agency, forcing him to go through a rebuilding program that he wants no part of.
“Derrick is worried that the Bulls are going to lose what they have,” said a league source. “He doesn’t want to go through rebuilding.