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Derrick Rose biography

Date of birth : 1988-10-04
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-02
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, point guard for the Chicago Bulls, NBA Draft

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Derrick Rose is an American professional basketball player who is currently playing for the Chicago Bulls of the NBA.

Career history:

Chicago Bulls (2008–present)

Career highlights and awards:

2010 FIBA World Championship Gold Medalist
NBA Rookie of the Year (2009)
2× NBA All-Star (2010–2011)
NBA All-Rookie First Team (2009)
Skills Challenge Champion (2009)

He has appeared in 159 games, including 158 starts, over two seasons with Chicago and has averaged 18.7 ppg, 6.2 apg, 3.8 rpg, 0.77 spg in 36.9 mpg and has shot .483 from the field, .242 from downtown and .776 from the charity stripe … in two seasons, has led the team in scoring 58 times and in assists 120 times … has posted 14 double-doubles and 10 games with 30 or more points … in two trips to the playoffs, he has appeared in 12 playoff contests and has averaged 22.7 ppg, 6.8 apg and 5.1 rpg in 43.8 mpg … has also shot .473 from the floor and .809 from the line … is the youngest NBA All-Star in team history and was the first Chicago Bulls player to be named to an All-Star (2010) since Michael Jordan in 1998 … in 17.5 minutes, he tallied six points, five assists and two steals for the 2010 Eastern Conference All-Stars … was the starting point guard for the U.S. squad that claimed the gold medal at the 2010 FIBA World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey, where he averaged 7.2 ppg, 3.2 apg and 2.1 rpg in 23.1 mpg, and shot .458 from the field … 2008-09 (Chicago): Appeared in 81 games on the year (80 starts), and averaged 16.8 ppg, 6.3 apg, 3.9 rpg, 0.81 spg, 37.0 mpg, .475 from the field, .222 from downtown and .789 from the line … led the team in scoring 18 times, in rebounds four times and in assists 61 times … scored 20 or more points 32 times … dished out 10 or more assists six times and grabbed 10 or more rebounds two times … among Bulls rookies in team annals, he ranks second in minutes played, and third in points, points per game, assists, field goals made and field goal attempts … was named the 2008-09 T-Mobile Rookie of the Year … became the third Bulls rookie to ever win Rookie of the Year (co-winner Elton Brand 1999-00 and Michael Jordan 1984-85) … earned NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month honors for November, December, and March (no other rookie claimed the award more than two times) … was crowned the champion of the 2009 PlayStation® Skills Challenge over All-Star Weekend in Phoenix, beating out Tony Parker, Devin Harris and Mo Williams … finished with four points and a team-high seven assists in 20:34 minutes in the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge & Youth Jam … among all rookies he ranked second in scoring, first in assists, second in minutes, fourth in shooting, seventh in free-throw shooting, eighth in steals and ninth in rebounds … his nine assists in his NBA debut are tied for the second-most by a No. 1 pick in his pro debut since the common draft began in 1966 (Jimmy Walker with 10 in 1967 and LeBron James with nine in 2003) … posted his eighth double-double of the year with 20 points and 11 assists, and added six boards and two blocks vs. TOR (04/15) … recorded team highs of 24 points and eight assists at DET (04/13) … posted 22 points and seven assists vs. CHA (04/11) … tallied 16 points and a team-high eight assists vs. PHI (04/09) … scored 18 points and dished out six assists vs. NY (04/07) … finished with 15 points, five assists and four rebounds vs. NJ (04/04) … recorded his seventh double-double of the season with 24 points, 11 rebounds and six assists at IND (03/31) … finished with 23 points and a team high nine assists at TOR (03/29) … notched 16 points and team highs of nine boards and eight assists versus IND (03/28) … posted nine points, seven assists and five rebounds vs. MIA (03/26) … scored 25 points, had five boards and four assists vs. LAL (03/21) … scored 20 of his team-high 25 points in the second half when he made all 10 of his second-half field goal attempts in the Bulls’ 103-96 win at OKC; he was the first NBA player to go 10-for-10 or better in the second half of a game since Dwight Howard went 10-for-10 FG (03/14/07) at OKC (03/18) … finished with a team-high 20 points and six assists at PHI (03/13) … scored 23 points and grabbed nine boards at MIA (03/09) … tied a season high in points with 27 and dished out six assists vs. MIL (03/06) … scored a team-high 22 points to go along with his eight rebounds and seven assists vs. HOU (02/28) … posted a team-high 22 points and dished out five assists vs. ORL (02/24) … scored 18 points and added nine assists, five boards and two steals at MIL


Named Third Team All-American by the AP and the NABC … earned First Team All-Conference USA honors … named Conference USA Freshman of the Year and earned All-Freshman Team honors … selected as a finalist for the Wooden Award … appeared in all 40 games (39 starts) for a Memphis squad that went 38-2 and set an NCAA men’s basketball record for wins in a season … led the team in assists (4.7 apg, ranked fourth in Conference USA) and ranked second in scoring (14.9 ppg, eighth) … scored 20 or more points nine times … shot 7-for-12 from the field, including five three-pointers, en route to 26 points at Cincinnati … tallied 24 points and six boards at Connecticut … registered 23 points, five rebounds, five assists and a career-high four steals against Tennessee … just missed a triple-double with 19 points, eight rebounds and nine assists against Gonzaga … pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds versus USC … posted his first career double-double with 19 points and a career-high 12 assists against Austin Peay … handed out 11 assists versus UAB … recorded 17 points, nine rebounds and seven assists against Mississippi State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament … led the Tigers with a career-high 27 points against Michigan State in the Sweet Sixteen … posted 21 points, six boards and nine assists against Texas in the Regional Finals, on his way to South Region MVP honors … made 11-of-12 from the line en route to 25 points and added nine rebounds against UCLA in the Final Four … scored 18 points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out eight assists versus Kansas in the National Championship Game … selected to the NCAA Tournament All-Final Four Team.


Full name is Derrick Martell Rose … son of Brenda Rose … nickname is “Pooh” … was one of 25 top rising NBA players who participated in the 2009 USA Basketball Men’s National Team mini-camp … was an early-entry candidate for the 2008 NBA Draft … was a member of the USA Basketball Junior National Select Team that defeated the World Select Team at the 2007 Nike Hoop Summit held in Memphis, Tenn. … rated the nation's top high school point guard as a junior, and again his senior season ... named to the USA Today 2007 All-USA Team (First Team) ... selected to the 2007 Parade Magazine All-America Team; it was the third year in a row that he was named to one of Parade's All-America squads (2005 Third Team; 2006 Fourth Team) ... named 2007 Illinois Mr. Basketball by the Chicago Tribune ... a two-time Illinois All-State selection (2006, 2007) ... led Simeon Career Academy to a 33-2 record and the Illinois Class AA Championship in 2007 … his senior year he averaged 25.2 ppg, 9.1 rpg, 8.8 apg and 3.40 spg and shot .590 from the field ... scored just two points in the title game, but had eight assists and seven boards in the 77-54 win over O'Fallon ... helped Simeon become the first Chicago Public League team to win back-to-back state titles in Illinois prep history … guided Simeon to a 33-4 record and the Illinois Class AA Championship in 2006 ... hosted the Derrick Rose Basketball Camp in Deerfield, Ill. in August 2009 … featured in the Greater Chicago Food Depository “Helping the Hungry for 30 Years” campaign to thank those who have contributed to Chicago’s food bank … helped teach a hoops clinic for children from the Middle East in the Play for Peace basketball clinic at the Seeds of Peace International Camp in Otisfield, Maine in July 2008 … participated in the Bulls Basketball Camp at the Bulls/White Sox Training Academy in August 2008.

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