- Nick Friedell, Chicago Bulls beat reporter
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Rose, however, will not defend his title in the Skills Competition on Saturday. Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook, a good friend of Rose's, will take his place.
Rose suffered a bruised hip on Thursday after a hard foul from the Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard.
"It's going to be 100 percent," the second-year point guard said when asked whether he would play in the All-Star Game. "No matter what. If it's 80 [percent healthy], I'm going to say I'm 120 [percent healthy]. So, I'm going to play in that game."
Rose said the bruise has healed quickly after diligent treatment.
"Every day I'm getting better," he said. "Every day. So, I know in a couple of days I'll be fine."
The only thing that might change Rose's decision is a post-practice checkup with a Bulls team physician. He doesn't expect there to be any problems, though.
Nick Friedell covers the Bulls for ESPNChicago.com.
Derrick Rose said he is '100 percent' certain he'll play in the All-Star Game.