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Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose is one of the Chicago Bulls. Derrick Rose is an American professional basketball player of NBA.

He is born in a family which already had three sons, he born on October 28, 1988 in Chicago. Derrick Rose has developed the interest of playing basketball from his three elder brothers. Dwayne, Reggie and Allan; his brothers used to play basketball with him and has made him proficient in this game.

In DRose’s high school times, he made the record by averaging 18.5 points, 6.6 assists, 4.7 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game. He has won his first National award “parade”. In 2006, when he was junior year, he played against Richwoods High School in the Class AA state championship.

There, he snatched the ball and turned the table by winning a match with the duration of 1.5 seconds. At that time, the team was nationally ranked and Derrick Rose was a star there. He was awarded with the All-State Illinois .When in senior years, he was ranked 5th best player in the nation by Sports Illustrated.

It was 2007 and due to his performance in matches, he was named as High School Player of the Year in USA Today. After his senior year, Derrick Rose was again All State as he was named Illinois Mr. Basketball. USA Today and Parade selection honored him as First Team. In the year 2009, ESPN RISE magazine named Derrick Rose the decade’s third greatest high school point guard.

When he has joined the college, University of Memphis Tigers offered Derrick Rose a scholarship to play for them and it was offered by the Rose. University of Memphis, University of Illinois and Indiana University; all were making efforts to get their side signed by Derrick Rose.

Finally, he chose University of Memphis Tigers to play for. He signed University of Memphis Because of the record that they induct their players to the NBA and Derrick Rose was foreseeing his future in NBA.

In the year 2008, Rose was selected by NBA and was given a draft at that time. Then, he was among the Chicago Bulls and is still surviving with this representation in the basketball. In 2008-09 season, Derrick Rose was Rookie of the Year. He averaged 16.8 points, 6.3 assists and 4.9 rebounds per game and was named as the All-Rookie First Team.

In the season 2009-10, he was a unit to give his team All-Star game. In the first game as an All-Star, Derrick Rose had 8 points, four assists and three steals.

It was a time when in 2010, he was not selected as a candidate for MVP. Derrick Rose was not much confident about his skills in the field and he has presented his views with such depression, “The way I look at it, why can’t I be MVP in the league? Why can’t I be the best player in the league?

I don’t see why not. I work hard; I dedicate myself to the game and sacrifice a lot of things at a young age.” Then time passed by and there was an obvious improvement in his game; one of the team mate Joakim Noah applauded him with the words, “I think at first when he said it in the beginning of the season everybody kind of looked at him like he was crazy.

But he’s somebody that has a lot of confidence in his ability and we’re playing at a pretty high level right now because of it. He’s somebody that understands that the success of this team is going to determine a lot of things for him individually. He understands that well. Ever since he got into the League he’s understood that it’s not about his stats, it’s about the success of this team that’s going to bring everything.”



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