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That one hurt

As news broke that he won MVP, Derrick Rose did not turn in a signature game

Updated: May 3, 2011, 1:47 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- If Chicago Bulls fans were chanting "M-V-P" on this night, the Atlanta Hawks didn't hear it. And as news leaked out that Derrick Rose had, indeed, won the award, the timing was unfortunate.

But with his left ankle apparently reinjured in the final two seconds of his team's 103-95 loss in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Monday night at the United Center, Rose didn't look like he felt anything but the ache of a painful loss.

Rose stepped awkwardly on Hawks ...

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