Derrick Rose is out for the year (again), and this probably means the Bulls' postseason will be wrecked (again).
If so, that will be four consecutive seasons derailed by injuries to the same superstar — not just a great player, but an MVP when healthy. I've tried to fathom that and put it into Minnesota sports terms, but there really isn't a comparison.
Here, we've had plenty of one-year "what-ifs" to ponder. But imagine KG, Randy Moss or Adrian Peterson in their primes, leading championship contenders … only to have each year end in shambles because of an injury.
high praise In his traditional NBA trade value column, Grantland.com's Bill Simmons says of Andrew Wiggins: "I love Wiggins. He's a sure thing."
fluid situation Check out startribune.com's Upload blog for a great look at how fans' opinions of Adrian Peterson have changed.