Basketball - Rose operation a success, say Bulls

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose has under gone successful season-ending surgery to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee.

Basketball - Rose operation a success, say Bulls

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Rose was injured in the third quarter of the Bulls' loss at the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.

Rose, 25, also sat out the 2012-13 season with a torn left ACL suffered in April 2012. He has played just 50 games in the last three seasons, including one playoff game.

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The Los Angeles Lakers have signed star guard Kobe Bryant to a two-year contract extension.

Financial terms of the deal were not announced by the Lakers, but ESPN Los Angeles reported that Bryant will remain the NBA's highest-paid player. Per the report, Bryant is scheduled to make $23.5 million next season and $25 million in the second year of the contract.

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The Lakers have reassigned forwards Ryan Kelly and Elias Harris to the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA D-League.

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Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut and Portland Trail Blazers guard Mo Williams were suspended one game without pay for fighting, the NBA announced.

The incident occurred with 3:42 left in the third quarter of the Trail Blazers' 113-101 win over the Warriors on Saturday in Oakland.

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The Warriors have recalled centre Dewayne Dedmon and guard Nemanja Nedovic from Santa Cruz of the NBA Development League.

- - Washington Wizards rookie small forward Otto Porter returned to practice Monday for the first time since straining his right hip flexor September 13, reported.

Porter, the No. 3 overall pick in the NBA draft this year, was a full participant in practice to the surprise of coach Randy Wittman.

There is no timetable on when Porter will make his NBA debut. He is considered day-to-day.

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