Derrick Rose RUMORS & NEWS

  • Knicks never offered Derrick Rose even a minimum contract

    Pro Basketball Talk "Derrick Rose‘s agent, B.J. Armstrong, on the Knicks entering free agency: “Derrick loves New York and wants to be there,” Rose’s agent, B.J. Armstrong, told Bleacher Report recently. “We’ve expressed that to them and been very consistent about it. Whether it happens is on them; all we can..." July 31

  • Derrick Rose wanted no part of the Knicks’ plans for him

    New York Post "Kyrie Irving wants the Knicks. Derrick Rose did not. The divorce was mutual when Rose accepted the Cavaliers’ veteran minimum for one year, $2.1 million last week. The Knicks, who kept in contact with Rose until the end, never offered him the veteran’s minimum, according to an NBA..." July 31

  • Stephon Marbury Thinks It’s ‘A Crime’ That Derrick Rose Isn’t Getting Paid More By The Cavs

    Uproxx "Stephon Marbury says the Cleveland Cavaliers are committing a crime by signing Derrick Rose to a veteran minimum contract. Starbury tweeted on Thursday that Rose, who left the New York Knicks for the Cavaliers when he signed a deal earlier this week, will be criminally underpaid. Rose joins a..." July 27

  • Report: Spurs, Clippers Passed on Derrick Rose

    SLAM Online "Derrick Rose reportedly tried to join the Spurs and Clippers before signing a one-year deal with the Cavs. The Spurs and Clippers ultimately passed on Rose, leaving the 2011 MVP with offers from just the Lakers and Cavaliers. " July 27

  • Cavs reportedly wanted to sign Derrick Rose before Kyrie Irving trade request

    Larry Brown Sports "Reports of the Cleveland Cavaliers having interest in Derrick Rose surfaced right around the time Kyrie Irving supposedly met with the team and asked to be traded, but one apparently did not directly impact the other. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cavs were interested in signing..." July 26

  • Report: Derrick Rose was unwilling to accept bench role with Lakers

    Larry Brown Sports "The great Allen Iverson once said, “I don’t know any former MVP that come off the bench.” Now Derrick Rose appears to be living by those words as well. ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reported on Tuesday that the Los Angeles Lakers made a “strong push” for Rose before he signed with the Cleveland..." July 26

  • Derrick Rose Has Reportedly Agreed to Sign with Cavs

    Bleacher Report "Derrick Rose is headed to the Cleveland Cavaliers following a one-year trial run with the New York Knicks. According to Shams Charania of The Vertical, Rose completed his physical and agreed to sign with the team on Monday. ESPN's Chris Haynes reported the deal is for one year and $2.1..." July 24

  • Derrick Rose mulls deals from 3 teams and none are the Knicks

    New York Post "The viability and interest in a Derrick Rose return to the Knicks may often have been “overstated,” according to one league source, but the door never really was slammed shut by either side. There was always a “just in case” scenario. Well, figure the divorce will be finalized this..." July 21

  • Report says there's a possibility Derrick Rose comes back to Bulls

    CSN Chicago "Is there another episode of #TheReturn brewing? The Bulls just departed with Derrick Rose last offseason, but he might be considering a return to his hometown, per a Thursday afternoon report. Rose had been linked in previous reports to the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Los Angeles Lakers, but..." July 20

  • Report: Bucks, Derrick Rose have mutual interest, but no meeting scheduled

    CBS Sports "Not including two-way contracts for their new G-League team, the Wisconsin Herd, the Milwaukee Bucks have made zero free agent acquisitions this summer, and it doesn't appear that their shutout will end anytime soon. According to a report from Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today, the Bucks have no..." July 16

  • Derrick Rose, Bucks expected to set second free-agency meeting

    ESPN "Representatives for free-agent point guard Derrick Rose and officials from the Milwaukee Bucks are in discussions to schedule a meeting as early as this weekend, league sources told ESPN. Once a date is finalized, the meeting is expected to occur in Los Angeles, sources said. The two sides..." July 14

  • No, Derrick Rose is not going to be a Dallas Maverick, source confirms

    Sports Day "Despite what might be emanating out of cyberspace, don't get any ideas about Derrick Rose coming to the Mavericks. A source said that the Mavericks are not in the market for Rose, even though they have had good success in the past with players coming off major injuries. They already have a..." July 06

  • Derrick Rose To Meet With Clippers

    Real GM Basketball "Derrick Rose will meet with the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday. The Clippers can offer their $8.4 million exception. Rose previously met with the Milwaukee Bucks. The New York Knicks are conflicted on whether to consider re-signing Rose. " July 05

  • Knicks considering sign and trade involving Derrick Rose

    CBS Sports "The Knicks relationship with Derrick Rose has been rocky, with issues ranging from him going AWOL last season, inconsistent play and his general lack of fit on the roster. New York has been trying to decide if it's best to re-sign Rose, see if there is a trade market or let him walk in free..." July 03

  • Bucks Meeting With Derrick Rose Reportedly Set Amid Latest Knicks Talk

    Bleacher Report "Free-agent point guard Derrick Rose will meet with Milwaukee Bucks officials Monday, though financial obstacles still remain for a potential deal. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported the news, noting the Bucks will have to shed salary if they hope to land any major free agent. Rose, 28, is..." July 03

  • Derrick Rose a long shot to return to the Knicks: sources

    New York Daily News "Despite reports of mutual interest before Phil Jackson was fired, a reunion between the Knicks and Derrick Rose appears to be a long shot, according to two sources with knowledge of the situation. Rose is a free agent after a season with the Knicks that included several impressive offensive..." June 30

  • Knicks have 'legitimate' interest in re-signing Derrick Rose, sources say

    ESPN "The New York Knicks have "legitimate" interest in re-signing free agent-to-be Derrick Rose, league sources familiar with the matter said. Rose, 28, will be a free agent for the first time in his career after spending last season in New York. The Knicks' interest in the point guard is..." June 27

  • Report: Derrick Rose likely to get $10-12 million per year in free agency

    Larry Brown Sports "Derrick Rose is coming off yet another significant knee injury, and the former NBA MVP could end up being a bargain in free agency because of it. Marc Berman of the New York Post reports that Rose, who recently underwent surgery to repair a torn meniscus, is expected to earn no more than $12..." June 25

  • Derrick Rose wants to be a Knick but voice from the past is calling

    New York Post "B.J. Armstrong, the agent for Derrick Rose, isn’t surprised the Timberwolves, with Tom Thibodeau their president and head coach, have emerged again as potential suitors for his client. But he hopes at least to meet with the Knicks before the free-agency period begins July 1. “If it was up to..." June 25

  • Spurs Have 'Strong Interest' In Chris Paul, Derrick Rose

    Real GM Basketball "The San Antonio Spurs have "strong interest" in both Chris Paul and Derrick Rose. The Spurs have been maneuvering their cap situation in order to clear space to pursue free agents. San Antonio is even considering trading away LaMarcus Aldridge. Rose will come at a significantly lower cost..." June 22

  • Derrick Rose seems desperate to return to Knicks

    New York Post "Derrick Rose and the Knicks seem to be lowering their expectations at just the right time to reignite their marriage. While recovering from another knee surgery this offseason, Rose is back to exploring free agency and hoping to find a team that will take a chance on his injury-prone body. Rose..." June 16

  • Derrick Rose may be willing to take pay cut to re-sign with Knicks

    SLAM Online "Free agent guard Derrick Rose is reportedly interested in re-signing with the New York Knicks, even if that means taking less money. Rose, 28, is “healthy and working out” after undergoing knee surgery in April. Via Yaron Weitzman for Bleacher Report: “Derrick loves New York and wants..." June 16

  • Derrick Rose could be a free-agent target of Timberwolves

    ESPN "The Minnesota Timberwolves view Derrick Rose as a potential free-agent target this summer, league sources told ESPN. Rose, 28, will be a free agent for the first time in his career after spending last season with the New York Knicks. Rose averaged 18 points, 4.4 assists and 3.8 rebounds in..." May 24

  • Rose attended Bulls game because he 'wanted to be around a playoff atmosphere'

    Chicago Tribune "Shortly after Derrick Rose took his front-row baseline seat with his son, the "MVP! MVP!" chants boomed throughout the United Center. Those cheers once were for Rose. Now, they're showered on Jimmy Butler. But Rose said sitting in such a prominent spot in a building and sporting city he once..." April 24

  • Phil Jackson says Derrick Rose expressed interest in returning to Knicks next season

    CBS Sports "The main story from Phil Jackson's end-of-season press conference on Friday is that he said the New York Knicks' partnership with Carmelo Anthony hasn't worked, so the star forward is better off somewhere else. That wasn't, however, the only subject he addressed. Knicks guard Derrick Rose will be..." April 14

  • Doctor: Derrick Rose can be MVP again — and reinjure knee

    New York Post "A couple of Grizzlies season-ticket holders sat courtside Friday at FedEx Forum lamenting how little Derrick Rose has played in Memphis as a pro since leaving the local university. Rose played one season at the University of Memphis, getting the Tigers to the NCAA championship game (a feat..." April 09

  • Derrick Rose has knee surgery, can resume basketball activities in 3-6 weeks

    Pro Basketball Talk "There are few more interesting questions going into the summer than “where does Derrick Rose land?” The answer to this issue is in part predicated on how he recovers from another knee surgery, his third “clean up” surgery he’s had (he’s had four total knee surgeries, spread two on each knee)...." April 05

  • Knicks leave door slightly open for Derrick Rose

    New York Post "Jeff Hornacek was noncommittal whether Derrick Rose will be re-signed after his torn meniscus is repaired, but the Knicks coach didn’t rule it out. In the cruelest of ironies, the Bulls were at the Garden on Tuesday and ex-Bulls Rose and Joakim Noah weren’t in the arena. Noah was suspended..." April 05

  • Rose out for season, will undergo surgery on torn meniscus

    New York Daily News "On the cusp of free agency, Derrick Rose suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee and is done for the season. The point guard has a long history of sabotaging knee injuries, but the timing of his latest could not be worse for his financial future. The Knicks announced the knee will require..." April 02

  • Rose: Knicks more talented than Heat, but 'basketball is a team sport'

    Sporting News "The Knicks (28-47) are eliminated from the playoffs. The Heat (37-38) have been on fire (pun intended) over the last few months, and have turned their season around into what currently would be a playoff berth. Even though there's a large difference in the win column, Derrick Rose feels like..." April 01

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