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Derrick Rose inexplicably absent from Knicks-Pelicans game

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Joakim Noah said Rose is “okay” after the game.

NBA: New York Knicks at Indiana Pacers Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Minutes before the Knicks-Pelicans game, Knicks PR announced Derrick Rose was not with the team and that Brandon Jennings would start. No updates were given during the game, and reporters were unable to glean anything from both team sources and sources close to Rose.

Rose attended shootaround, but no one seems to have heard from him since.

Jeff Hornacek sounded mostly in the dark during his press conference after the Knicks lost to the Pelicans:

And teammates sounded concerned:

But Joakim Noah said he spoke to Rose after the game, and that Rose is okay:

The latest on Rose, who may have headed to Chicago:

We’ll keep you updated when we see more.