Cleveland Cavaliers are prone to injuries and their inability to stay healthy has affected their season in a big way. At one point, the Cavaliers were two games under .500, but they managed to bounce back as they are currently on a seven-game winning streak. While it seems that things are finally getting better for the reigning Eastern Conference champions, their injuries might cost them a lot in the long run.

Derrick Rose, who has appeared in only seven games this season, has missed significant time due to injuries. The former MVP suffered an ACL injury in 2012 and his career has gone downhill ever since then.

Right now, the point guard is away from the team and he is considering his future in the NBA. Surprisingly, Dwyane Wade revealed that he considered his own future a few years ago as he was in a similar situation.

Wade has a long history of injuries

Dwyane Wade can understand how Derrick Rose feels as he had to go through many injuries himself. The shooting guard missed 217 regular-season games before this season and his record for most games played in a single season is 77. Wade's injuries caused him to miss 15.5 games per season, which is simply too much.

The 35-year-old guard compared himself to Derrick Rose, saying that he was in a bad place after 2013/14 season. Wade missed 28 games that season and the Miami Heat lost to the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals.

The guard was injured throughout the series and he ended up averaging only 15.2 points per game against the Spurs.

Wade said he could understand Rose's situation as he considered retiring in 2014. "I definitely had a moment in my career a few years back where I was thinking about retiring myself. It's hard when you're dealing with injuries after injuries after injuries -- it takes a toll on you mentally," said the former Heat guard.

"When you're hurting you're frustrated and sometimes you think about walking away from the game. I definitely thought about it. I'm glad I didn't," he added.

Will Rose come back?

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade made it clear that they want Rose to be happy and they have no problem with whatever decision he makes. Rose is only 29 and he could have a bright future in this league if he decides to keep playing.

After all, he plays for the Cavaliers and there is a chance he wins a championship ring this season.

Rose's current status is unknown as there haven't been any updates after he left the team. However, coach Tyronn Lue is hoping he will return and continue his career. While it's hard to predict what the point guard will do, it will be sad if he decides to end his career so early. Hopefully, he will return and bounce back. Even though he is not a superstar, Rose is still a great player and he can be a major contributor.