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WATCH: World-Famous Dunker Soars Over Two Motorcycles on 'The Dunk King'

Russell Westbrook, one of the most athletic point guards in the NBA, has a 36.5-inch vertical leap. That's pretty high for a 6-foot-3 guard. Though Derrick Rose has lost some athleticism because of multiple knee injuries, the 6-foot-3 Chicago Bulls guard registered a 37-inch vertical leap when he came into the league. So who would've thought a 59-inch vertical leap was even possible...
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Derrick Rose not concerned with latest knee injury

The Chicago Bulls fell to the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night, but Derrick Rose is hopeful the team didn’t lose him, too. Although Rose exited the game early due to a left knee injury, ESPN’s Nick Friedell notes the oft-injured point guard said he “didn’t feel right” yet isn’t worried about a long-term issue. “I’m not concerned. I’m not concerned but just...
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January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose wants to retire with Bulls

After all Derrick Rose has endured with the Chicago Bulls, it makes sense that a fresh start with a new team would be better for him. Somewhere he could build himself back up again, maybe even be the star player. But in a Q & A with ESPN’s Nick Friedell, Rose made it clear he wants to finish his career with the Bulls. Friedell: You told me a long time ago you never wanted...
Via The Sports Daily
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose: Rape accuser bragged about using 'sex belt'

    Derrick Rose has maintained his innocence in the wake of being accused of sexually assaulting a woman more than two years ago, and he claims a sex toy can help exonerate him. Rose is being sued for more than $20 million by a woman who alleges that the Bulls star and two friends broke into her apartment and raped her in August 2013. According to court documents, Rose insists...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Calipari gushes about D-Rose after ‘pain tolerance’ remarks

    John Calipari made some comments about Derrick Rose earlier this week that were interpreted by many as being unflattering, and the Kentucky coach took to Twitter on Thursday to do a bit of damage control. In an appearance on Colin Cowherd’s radio show, Calipari spoke about how Rose needs to be 100 percent healthy because he doesn’t have a high tolerance for pain. He...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose after Bulls win: ‘I see two of you’

Although the Chicago Bulls edged the Cleveland Cavaliers in a 97-95 thriller, Derrick Rose didn’t have a perfect view of the action despite being right in the middle of it. Following the win, the former MVP point guard told reporters that blinking would not temporarily restore clear vision. Per ESPN’s Nick Friedell, Rose said: “I wish it was a blink, but it’s all the...
Via Sportsnaut
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

This could be a defining season for Derrick Rose

Talking in definitive terms regarding anything that is constantly fluid is usually unwise. However, in sports we attempt to do such things on the regular. It is a dangerous game we play, one in which we are more often wrong than not. Yet, danger sometimes fails to dissuade human beings from doing that which seems irresistible. The negative stigmas we attach to players or the positive...
Via Crossover Chronicles
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose suffers orbital fracture, will require surgery

NBA training camps began this week, and Derrick Rose has already suffered his first significant injury of the 2015-2016 season. The Chicago Bulls announced on Tuesday that Rose was struck in the face with an elbow during practice and ended up with a fractured left orbital. He will undergo surgery on Wednesday. No timetable has been given for his return. Rose has not played a full...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Rose issues statement denying sexual assault allegations

By Cameron McDonough Derrick Rose is denying allegations that he drugged and gang-raped an ex-girlfriend in August 2013 “I am just focusing on staying healthy and getting ready for the season,” Rose said in the statement to USA TODAY Sports. “I am not going to comment other than to say — I know the truth, and am confident I will be proven innocent.” Rose’s accuser...
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose sued by woman claiming he drugged, gang-raped her

By Larry Brown A woman who says she dated Derrick Rose from 2011-2013 has filed a lawsuit against the former NBA MVP, claiming he drugged and gang-raped her two years ago. TMZ has the details of the lawsuit and says the woman did not file a suit relating to the the Aug. 2013 incident until now because she was ashamed and embarrassed.  According to TMZ, the woman claims in her...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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