Rose missed Monday's practice after he needed 10 stitches to close a gash suffered when he said he rolled onto a knife while eating an apple in bed.
"It was a silly incident," Rose said. "I was cutting up some food and I laid on a knife getting lazy in bed. I went to go get a bottle of water, came back, forgot the knife was there, then sat down and sliced my arm.
I'm with MOUTHPIECE's E.B.: there's no way in Hades the injury really went down like this. Food in bed injuries happen on T.V. ("I burned my foot on a George Foreman grill"), not to world-class athletes.
This isn't to say there's some Rose malfeasance going on; I don't come to insinuate Rose got a stab wound or pulled a Plaxico with a ginsu. It could have been a go-kart injury ("Stop smashing beer bottles on the track, Gray!") or maybe Rose secretly trains with kitanas on off days. But it was almost assuredly not caused by Rose rolling over onto a knife while cutting apples in bed .
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