Originally Posted by Go Getter
Yeah I do think he should be getting in shape and participating in team activities but the way he was out of form when he came back this year tells me that he'll probably need a full training camp and pre-season to get in full stride. I don't like putting him out there rusty when the rest of the league is in playoff form.
I hear you. Just have to trust that Derrick, those close to him, the Bulls organization, the doctors, trainers and coaches are all smart about this and he returns when he's absolutely ready to whether it be 8 months from now or after sitting out all of next season.