Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose (NYK) – “D. Rose” | “Pooh” img_3261

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NYK Point Guard: 6’3, 190 lbs; 9th year, Memphis 

NBA Role: offensive star • Salty DOG

Derrick Rose, when healthy (forever the caveat), remains a tough cover – the 2011 MVP has more than his fair share of speed bursts & spectacular finishes…he’s now looking to re-invent himself on Broadway; when healthy, Rose helps balance things out – (gives NY a chance to potentially match/best his PG counterpart on any given night) – remains an explosive, driving PG (though Rose doesn’t attack 24/7 like he used to); very aggressive going to the rim (hard driver w/ his left), although his rocky jumper makes more than a cameo appearance nowadays; has learned to play the boards very well, especially right below the left elbow; always seems to be battling some kind of injury – has held him back since winning the league’s most coveted individual award six years ago; a highly scrutinized reclamation project, can Rose get back to his dominant ways?

Signature Move: shake ’em up • reverse layup

(*factory setting*) NBA 2K17 Rating: 80


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Career: 19.5 points/game, 6 assists/game, 46% FG

NBA MVP (2011)

3x All-Star (’10-’12) starstarstar

NBA Rookie of the Year (2009)

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  • “Don’t Say Vi*****” – D. Rose w/ one of his best efforts of the season (via FreeDawkins; Jan. 2017):