Derrick Rose is one of the best point guards in the NBA. No doubt, the Derrick Rose crossover move is one of the best in basketball history. Rose grew up in a neighborhood called Englewood on the southwest side of Chicago. After high school basketball, Derrick Rose played for Coach John Calipari and the Memphis Tigers. During his freshman year, D-Rose solidified his spot as the nations best prospect.
In college, Derrick Rose averaged 14.9 points, 4.7 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 1.2 steals while making 48% of his shots from the floor. His command of the court, defensive prowess, and leadership were key in leading the Tigers to a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Derrick’s draft stock soared throughout the tournament as Memphis advanced all the way to the finals, helped in large part by Derrick’s phenomenal play.
After playing in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, Derrick Rose announced his intentions to declare for the NBA Draft. The risk he took by declaring for the NBA Draft after only his freshmen season at Memphis paid off when he was selected #1 by the Chicago Bulls, his hometown team. Derrick is the first point guard to be chosen #1 overall in 12 years since Allen Iverson was picked in 1996.
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