Point guard Derrick Rose caused some eyebrows to shoot off their foreheads in an interview Wednesday after he claimed that members of the public were calling the New York Knicks a superteam.
The Cavs are still out there partying, but the rest of the NBA has already moved on. According to multiple reports, the Chicago Bulls are trading Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks for a haul of players. The former MVP and Chicago native has one year and $21 million left on his contract.
Derrick Rose has been playing this season with double vision produced by a broken left orbital bone in his face. I am no medical expert, but this sounds like an active hindrance to the practice of playing NBA basketball, and Rose’s career-low stats back this up.
Derrick Rose’s son is one of the world’s more expressive sports babies, as evidenced here and in the photo above. This is apparently is not lost on Derrick Rose, who wore a very cool T-shirt in the locker room yesterday:
The lawsuit filed against Derrick Rose, accusing him of drugging and gang raping an ex-girlfriend, provides more details about what the woman says happened that night in Los Angeles. The complaint actually names 13 defendants—Rose and his friends Randall Hampton and Ryan Allen, and 10 unnamed “John Does”—and lists…
TMZ is reporting tonight that Derrick Rose has been sued by a woman who says Rose and two of his friends “drugged and gang raped her.” The woman is asking for unspecified damages. Here is how the lawsuit describes what happened, per TMZ:
Watching LeBron James suplex the Bulls last night felt like bumping into an old friend. He does this at least once every postseason, but the first big LeBron Game of the summer is always a pleasant reminder of just what the greatest player in the world is really capable of. Hey guys, LeBron is here, and he’s gonna win…
I mean, it’s almost enough to start buying that this won’t end in the same old Bulls calamity. Derrick Rose banked in a three at the buzzer, and the Bulls are up 2-1 against the Cavs.
Tom Thibodeau is one of the best coaches in the NBA. This much is unarguable. He spent a decade as an assistant running some of the league’s best defenses, and his strong side overload scheme has been aped and stolen by every other team. And throughout the numerous injuries to Derrick Rose and other top players, the…
Look, man, nobody here wants to jinx Derrick Rose, but we’re three playoff games into his return from his latest knee injury, and he looks [lowers voice to a cautious whisper] pretty damn good.
Derrick Rose’s ex-girlfriend Mieka Reese—who he dated for a number of years and gave birth to their son Derrick Jr. in 2012—posted the following on Instagram, along with the simple caption “W E D N E S D A Y”:
Remember that incredibly sad Derrick Rose shrine we told you about yesterday? Well, the only thing sadder than a shrine to a still living basketball player under an underpass is a vandalized shrine to a still living basketball player under an underpass. David Beltran and Brendan Carroll—the two artists who created…
It's a common human response to erect shrines and murals in public spaces commemorating fallen heroes. One Chicago artist felt particularly moved by Derrick Rose's umpteenth injury to create one in his memory, replete with the point guard's visage wearing a crown of thorns, crutches and knee pads laid about to signify…
Oooh, that is a slick little move, there. The ball-fake to freeze Timofey Mozgov, the little half-Eurostep toward the middle of the lane, the midair adjustment as Mozgov recovers to contest. And then, what in the damn hell. Did the Earth shift 18 inches off its normal orbital path while Rose was in midair?
Derrick Rose appears to be out for the game after hurting his leg late in tonight's matchup in Toronto against the Raptors. I know, that seems impossible to believe. But it's true! Here's the evidence so you can see it for yourself.
When Derrick Rose was at his MVP-best, he used his speed and quickness to ruthlessly attack backpedaling opponents. Just watch people try and fail to stay in front of him in this video from 2011. Even if they knew what he was going to do, few were able to stop it.