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Originally published Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 6:44 PM

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Ankle sprain sidelines Bulls' Rose

Bulls star Derrick Rose is missing Tuesday's game against the New York Knicks because of a sprained right ankle.

The Associated Press

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CHICAGO —

Bulls star Derrick Rose is missing Tuesday's game against the New York Knicks because of a sprained right ankle.

Rose returned from a 12-game absence due to a groin problem for Sunday's overtime loss at New York and injured the ankle in the first half. He wound up finishing with 29 points, but shot only 8 of 26 and missed potential winning shots at the end of regulation and OT, as well as two free throws with the Bulls up by three with 19 seconds left in the fourth quarter.

Tuesday's game was the 23rd he has missed because of a variety of ailments, including a turf toe injury and back spasms. Still, the Bulls lead the Eastern Conference and are eyeing a championship run.

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