Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said that Derrick Rose "has got to do a lot better [defensively]."
Derrick Rose hit just 4-of-12 shots but finished with 15 points, five rebounds and five assists in 21 minutes on Monday against the Nuggets.
Derrick Rose hit 5-of-10 shots and three 3-pointers for 16 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals in Saturday's win over the Bucks.
Derrick Rose was back at practice on Friday and coach Tom Thibodeau said he looked good.
Derrick Rose was given a rest day and held out of Thursday's practice.
Derrick Rose missed all four of his shots to finish with just six points and one assist in 14 minutes of Tuesday's preseason game.
Derrick Rose played 14 minutes in his 2014 preseason debut on Monday, making 4-of-7 from the field for 11 points with four rebounds, one assist, one steal, one turnover and one 3-pointer.
Derrick Rose is trying to look at the bright side of his poor showing during the FIBA World Cup, going with the ideology that it can't get any worse.
Derrick Rose is excited for the preseason exhibition season, saying, "I’ve been doing a great job of pacing the game and pacing myself."
Coach Tom Thibodeau said on Saturday that Derrick Rose had his best practice to date.
Derrick Rose reiterated his desire to avoid unnecessary contact this season, which could mean he'll choose his spots when driving at the rim.
Derrick Rose is healthy and ready to get the preseason going as soon as possible, he said on Tuesday.
Bulls' coach Tom Thibodeau said that he expects Derrick Rose to play without restrictions for the 2014-15 season.
K.C. Johnson reported that Derrick Rose should see around 30 minutes per game as the bulls try to be conservative with their superstar.