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Report: Derrick Rose in Cleveland, to report to Cavaliers

Cleveland Cavaliers v Washington Wizards

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 3: Derrick Rose #1 of the Cleveland Cavaliers dribbles the ball against the Washington Wizards at Capital One Arena on November 3, 2017 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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Derrick Rose – who has been away from the Cavaliers and contemplating retirement in the aftermath of his latest injury – appeared closer to a return.

Here’s another step in that direction.

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN:

It’s unclear whether Rose rediscovered his love of basketball or is one of the many who’s going to job he dislikes for the money.

It’s also unclear what Rose role will play on the Cavs. They’ve been much better without him. Jose Calderon has fit better with the starting lineup, and Isaiah Thomas could return soon. Dwyane Wade has taken over the reserve role for which Rose appeared suited.

Rose might soon re-join the team, but that could mean just to sit on the bench.