Derrick Rose was sorely missed on the court last season but he'll be back at it with the Bulls this year -- at least that's what he's saying now. 

During a recent Adidas event in Spain, Rose told reporters he plans to play in the NBA's season opener this October. 

"I should be able to play in the first game of season," Rose told sources. "I know I'm anxious right now to play. My health is everything right now, it's 100 percent. But right now, the first game... I will definitely be playing it."

Rose hasn't played a game since he tore his ACL during the playoffs on April 28, 2012. 

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