“He’s focused right now on getting himself ready to have a breakout season next year. It’s funny to say because he’s accomplished so much. When you talk to Patrick, he believes that he can be even better than he’s been; he’s pushing himself to do that.”—Stan Bowan. 6/27/12. (via futuretoews)
Update: Tom Thibodeau talked to the media today about Derrick, and said the Chicago Bulls star "is doing fine." He also said, "He's doing exactly what he should be doing: Coming in, working extremely hard each day, in great spirits. He's right where he should be. He just has to go through his process, getting stronger each day and just keep doing what he's doing."