Derrick Rose RUMORS & NEWS

  • Agent: Derrick Rose has ‘good possibility’ of remaining with Knicks

    Larry Brown Sports "The Knicks are having a pretty good season so far, and the talk is positive about Derrick Rose’s future in New York. Rose’s agent B.J. Armstrong joined Sirius XM NBA’s “The Starting Lineup” on Monday and was asked about how the Knicks are suiting the former league MVP. “I think this has been..." December 07

  • Derrick Rose on If He Wants to Stay With Knicks Long-Term

    SLAM Online "Derrick Rose is still finding his footing with the New York Knicks during his first season in the Big Apple. After an offseason that saw him traded from his hometown Bulls to the Knicks, plenty of “super team” talk and a civil suit trial that kept him away from the team for most of the preseason,..." December 02

  • Knicks Not Ruling Out Derrick Rose Extension

    Hoops Rumors "The Knicks have not yet approached Derrick Rose about a contract extension, but haven’t ruled out the possibility of discussing a deal later in the season, an NBA source tells Marc Berman of The New York Post. According to Berman, the team wants to make sure Rose can stay healthy for a full season..." November 29

  • 'Vintage' Derrick Rose is gone -- and he's just fine with that

    ESPN "Every time he has a big game, or a big moment, it’s only natural to wonder if Derrick Rose, somehow, is on the way back to being the player he was before all the injuries. The player who was named NBA MVP at age 22. The player who led the Chicago Bulls to the Eastern Conference finals in 2011. The..." November 24

  • Derrick Rose admits his ‘vintage’ MVP self is no more

    Larry Brown Sports "At the age of just 28, many have speculated that New York Knicks point guard Derrick Rose’s best days on the court are behind him. It doesn’t sound like he necessarily disagrees. Rose said after Tuesday’s 107-103 victory win over Portland that he accepts that the player who lit up the league..." November 23

  • Derrick Rose and Brandon Jennings 1-2 punch could spell trouble for NBA

    Sporting News "Don't look now, but the New York Knicks look like they are finally putting it all together. OK, so you've heard that one before. Of course you have. But maybe this time it'll stick. The Knicks got big contributions from several players on Tuesday as they beat the Portland Trail Blazers,..." November 23

  • Derrick Rose invited himself to Carmelo Anthony’s Thanksgiving, doesn’t plan to bring anything

    Pro Basketball Talk "Derrick Rose is happy to be with the Knicks after spending his first eight NBA seasons with the Bulls in his hometown of Chicago. But it carries drawbacks this time of year, when his family is in Chicago for Thanksgiving. Thankfully for Rose, he’s headed to Carmelo Anthony‘s for..." November 22

  • Derrick Rose on Why He Won’t Sell his Condo in Trump Towers

    New York Post "While some NBA teams will boycott staying at Trump hotels in Chicago and New York, Knicks point guard Derrick Rose is unfazed. Rose told The Post he will not sell his Trump condominium in downtown Chicago. In 2012, Rose purchased a $2.8 million, three-bedroom, four-bath condo on the 84th floor..." November 19

  • Woman appeals defeat in rape lawsuit vs. Derrick Rose

    Chicago Tribune "The ex-girlfriend who lost her lawsuit accusing NBA star Derrick Rose and two friends of rape has appealed. The appeal filed Thursday with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says pertinent evidence was excluded and jury instructions were tainted. Jurors cleared the Knicks player and his..." November 18

  • Rose seeking $70K in court costs from sexual assault accuser

    New York Daily News "Derrick Rose was cleared in his civil trial, and now he’s seeking damages. In a new California court filing, Rose asserts that he and his fellow defendants are “entitled” to “expenses they necessarily incurred in defending themselves against…false claims” brought by the woman who accused Rose,..." November 16

  • Derrick Rose: Rape case took an ‘irreparable toll’ on my public image

    New York Post "Knicks guard Derrick Rose says his ex-girlfriend — who lost her civil case accusing him of rape — for trying to duck his demand for legal fees, saying she brought a “fake case” that’s taken an “irreparable toll on [his] public image.” Under federal law the winner of a civil trial is able to ask..." November 15

  • Rose complains about refs: 'I'm still not getting calls'

    New York Daily News "Carmelo Anthony came out inspired before disappearing in another ugly fourth quarter for the Knicks. And per usual with Phil Jackson’s latest creation, the defense was atrocious. The Knicks allowed open shot after open shot down the stretch to the Raptors, falling in a close contest Saturday..." November 13

  • Knicks players don’t feel triangle offense suits Derrick Rose

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Knicks have gotten off to a slow start this season, and already we are hearing rumblings that the offense has been a source of frustration for both Phil Jackson and the players. Jackson, of course, is a big proponent of the triangle offense. He has won 11 combined NBA titles by..." November 08

  • Derrick Rose must bloom in Knicks leadership role

    New York Post "During his brief visit to Chicago, Derrick Rose was hit with questions about not stepping up as a leader last season when things went badly for the Bulls — charges that he was too quiet and into himself. Rose has not been afraid to be outspoken as a Knick in his inaugural season. He wasn’t shy..." November 07

  • Derrick Rose: Trade from Bulls was ‘surprising,’ process sucks

    Larry Brown Sports "Derrick Rose had his Chicago homecoming on Friday night as he played his first game against the Bulls since being traded to the Knicks. Between the trade to New York and his rape trial in which he was cleared of all charges, it’s been a long offseason for Rose. On Friday, the former league MVP..." November 05

  • Derrick Rose: Knicks Have To Build Defensive Identity Like Thibodeau Did For Bulls

    Real GM Basketball "Derrick Rose talked about the way Tom Thibodeau helped forge the identity of the Chicago Bulls during his tenure there in relation to the current state of the New York Knicks. The Knicks have struggled on defense so far this season, ranking 26th at 110.2 points allowed per 100..." November 02

  • Derrick Rose says there’s ‘no bad blood’ between him and Bulls

    Newsday "Derrick Rose said Chicago will see a different player when the Knicks meet the Bulls Friday and insists he has “no bad blood” for the organization that traded him in June. “I’m not even thinking about that (game),” Rose said. “It’s no bad blood there either. I understand that this is a business..." November 01

  • Derrick Rose on Why Knicks Fans Will Appreciate Him More Than Bulls Ones

    New York Post "Coming off his one-assist, four-turnover Knicks debut in Cleveland Tuesday, Derrick Rose promised he’ll be more “patient’’ and explained why he feels the Garden fans will come to appreciate his game more than in Chicago. Rose, the Knicks’ new point guard, will play his first game at the Garden..." October 28

  • Knicks' Derrick Rose believes he will hit his elite point guard level again

    ESPN "Most NBA observers probably wouldn't label Derrick Rose as elite at this stage of his career. But Rose believes he fits that description and that it's only a "matter of time" before he shows it to others. Rose was asked after Knicks practice on Monday if he wants to show this season that he..." October 26

  • Rose: 'The only thing I could work on is being a better person'

    ESPN "Derrick Rose rejoined the New York Knicks on Saturday, eager to put his civil trial behind him and get back to playing basketball. Rose was with the team for the first time since Oct. 4, when he left for his trial in Los Angeles after a preseason game in Houston. Rose and two friends were..." October 23

  • How D-Rose Was Almost Extorted For $21 Million By a False Rape Accusation

    Black Sports Online "“Just a heads up…….” That was the first of many texts, emails & DMs I would get about the Derrick Rose’s civil rape trial. What was always interesting is it didn’t matter if I knew the person, I didn’t know the person or they were completely anonymous, they didn’t know each other and they never..." October 20

  • Joakim Noah: Derrick Rose accuser ‘just trying to make money’

    New York Post "Joakim Noah, Derrick Rose’s buddy and former Bulls teammate, went on the offensive after Rose was cleared in his rape civil trial, saying the accuser was a gold digger. “It’s a blessing to have him come back — it’s great the truth came out,’’ Noah said after the Knicks’ 121-96 preseason victory..." October 20

  • Why Derrick Rose Was Found Not Liable

    SI "After convening for three hours, a federal jury of six women and two men on Wednesday found New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose not liable for sexual battery and related civil offenses. The 28-year-old Chicago native will thus not be ordered to pay Rose’s accuser—whom Sports Illustrated and other..." October 20

  • Jury clears Derrick Rose, two friends in civil rape trial

    Chicago Tribune "Jurors have cleared NBA star Derrick Rose and two friends in a lawsuit that accused them of gang raping his ex-girlfriend when she was incapacitated from drugs or alcohol. The jury reached the verdict Wednesday in Los Angeles federal court after hearing dramatically different accounts of the..." October 20

  • Hornacek hedges on Game 1 lineup with Derrick Rose in limbo

    New York Post "Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek acknowledged it won’t be “ideal” going into the regular season without having played their starting five, and he hedged ever so slightly on Derrick Rose starting in one week on opening night in Cleveland. There’s diminishing hope Rose will be ready to play in either..." October 19

  • Lawyers deliver closing arguments in Derrick Rose sexual assault civil trial

    ESPN "A Los Angeles federal court jury will begin deliberations Wednesday in the Derrick Rose sexual assault civil trial after attorneys for both sides gave their closing arguments Tuesday. Rose and two of his friends are being sued for $21 million, accused of raping his ex-girlfriend while she was..." October 19

  • There Will Be A Verdict In Derrick Rose’s Rape Trial Very Soon

    Dime Magazine "Derrick Rose’s civil trial for sexual assault has been exactly as unpleasant as you’d expect a celebrity rape case to be, but it looks like it’s finally coming to an end soon. There is apparently a bit more work to get through before that point, as the New York Post‘s Julia Marsh details. We..." October 18

  • Former Friend Of Jane Doe In Derrick Rose Case Repeatedly Calls Doe A Liar On The Stand

    Deadspin "A onetime friend of Jane Doe took the stand Friday, testifying for Derrick Rose’s side in the civil suit accusing him and two friends of gang-rape in 2013. In her testimony on Friday, Gabriela Chavez repeatedly called her former friend a liar and said she came forward because she wanted to be on..." October 15

  • Knicks, Carmelo Anthony sound naive to realities of Derrick Rose's trial

    Newsday "The Knicks didn’t anticipate that Derrick Rose would be in Los Angeles as long as he’s been for his sexual assault civil trial and are considering sending an assistant coach there to work with him. Rose left the team the morning of Oct. 5 and has missed five practices and two preseason games...." October 14

  • Knicks say Derrick Rose will not return to team until trial ends

    Today's Fastbreak "New York Knicks’ head coach Jeff Hornacek said on Wednesday that point guard Derrick Rose will not return to the team until his trial is over, per Marc Berman of the New York Post. Rose, and two friends, are in the midst of a civil suit in Los Angeles that alleges that the three men sexually..." October 13

  • Why Derrick Rose Rape Trial May Wreck NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's Legacy

    Rolling Stone "As Derrick Rose's civil trial for alleged rape continues in Los Angeles, one voice has gone inconspicuously absent as the jarring details continue to unfold: that of league commissioner Adam Silver. The allegations of drugging and gang rape that have been levied at the former MVP, as well his..." October 13

  • Sources back Derrick Rose: NBA teaches condom disposal

    New York Post "Two NBA sources confirmed Derrick Rose’s testimony in federal court during his civil rape trial that the league, in its rookie transitional program, teaches players “safe disposal of condoms’’ to avoid the potential of a woman impregnating herself. A league source said “sexual health’’ is part..." October 13

  • LAPD detective investigating Derrick Rose case dies of gunshot wound

    CBS Sports "Nadine Hernandez, one of two Los Angeles Police Department detectives investigating the sexual assault allegations against New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose, was found with a gunshot wound at home in Whittier, California, and died in hospital, via the Los Angeles Times' Richard Winton and Hailey..." October 13

  • Judge won't declare a mistrial in Derrick Rose civil sexual assault case

    CBS Sports "The judge in New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose's civil sexual assault trial decided on Wednesday not to declare a mistrial. Rose's lawyers had argued that the accuser's lawyers had withheld three crucial text messages from the defense, but Judge Michael Fitzgerald said there was no evidence that..." October 12

  • Rose testifies at rape trial: 'It looked like a setup'

    ESPN "The night after Derrick Rose and two of his friends had sex with his ex-girlfriend, he had a hunch she was going to claim they raped her, the New York Knicks star testified Tuesday. Rose said he became suspicious of the woman when she texted later the same day of the alleged early morning..." October 12

  • Judge eyes mistrial after claims Derrick Rose accuser hid evidence

    New York Post "The Los Angeles federal court judge overseeing the $21.5 million civil rape trial against New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose said he is seriously considering a mistrial after the NBA star’s lawyers claimed that the accuser had hid critical evidence. “Let me be very blunt with you. You have been..." October 11

  • Derrick Rose back on stand in rape lawsuit trial

    ESPN "Knicks point guard Derrick Rose missed Saturday's preseason home opener against the Brooklyn Nets because of his civil trial in Los Angeles over allegations that he and two friends raped a woman. Rose remained in Los Angeles over the weekend and has been away from the team since Thursday, the..." October 11

  • Derrick Rose's reputation is damaged, even if he wins trial

    USA Today "The old saying goes that all publicity is good publicity. Derrick Rose would probably argue against that. As Rose spent most of the week in Los Angeles defending himself in a civil trial in which he is accused of sexual assault, he continues to maintain his innocence. Maybe he is, maybe he..." October 09

  • Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah return dates unknown

    New York Post "The Knicks likely will be waiting close to another week before either of their big offseason additions return to the court. Derrick Rose opted to remain in Los Angeles because of his civil trial for alleged sexual assault and missed Saturday’s 116-98 preseason win over the Nets, while Joakim..." October 09

  • Rose’s lawyers want mistrial in lawsuit, saying accuser withheld text asking why he didn’t sleep with her friend

    New York Daily News "Lawyers for Knicks guard Derrick Rose want a mistrial declared in a lawsuit accusing the NBA star and two friends of raping his ex-girlfriend — after discovering the woman’s legal team withheld a lurid text. Attorney Mark Baute cried foul Friday, complaining that the accuser failed to turn over..." October 08

  • Derrick Rose testifies in rape lawsuit trial

    ESPN "NBA star Derrick Rose testified Friday in a lawsuit accusing him and two friends of raping his ex-girlfriend, saying he interpreted a text message from the woman as consent to have sex with her later that night. Their text message exchange in August 2013 started with a text from the woman to..." October 08

  • Derrick Rose expected to take stand in rape case

    New York Post " Derrick Rose is expected to take the stand Friday afternoon to testify at his civil rape trial in Los Angeles. Rose has been accused of gang raping a 30-year-old woman with two pals, Randall Hampton and Ryan Allen. " October 07

  • Derrick Rose laughs off rape accuser’s tearful testimony

    New York Post "Derrick Rose’s accuser took the witness stand Thursday for the first time and repeatedly broke down as she described in graphic detail how she was allegedly gang-raped by the Knicks star and two buddies. The woman’s constant tears led a defense lawyer to actually ask the judge to make her knock..." October 07

  • Derrick Rose Took Condom After Group Sex with Ex-Girlfriend Because "that is what NBA players are told to do"

    The Big Lead "Derrick Rose is embroiled in an lurid lawsuit in which he is being accused of gang-raping his ex-girlfriend with two friends, and some extremely sordid details were made public in court today. From the Associated Press: With a lack of physical evidence, one of the strategies used by Jane..." October 06

  • Derrick Rose’s rape accuser cries during opening statements

    New York Post "The woman suing Knicks point guard Derrick Rose and two pals over an alleged gang rape wept softly as her lawyer graphically described her ordeal during opening statements Wednesday. “While [she] was going in and out of consciousness in her house, each one of the defendants took turns raping..." October 06

  • Lawyers say Derrick Rose violated gag order in rape trial

    New York Daily News "Knicks guard Derrick Rose didn't attend the first day of his $21 million rape trial, but lawyers for his accuser still cried foul over comments he made earlier in the day. They were upset that Rose spoke about the case at a press conference tied to his Tuesday game in Houston, suggesting it..." October 05

  • Defense lawyers at Derrick Rose rape trial play the race card

    New York Post "Defense lawyers at the Derrick Rose civil rape trial played the race card less than two hours into jury selection Tuesday — but their arguments fell flat with the judge overseeing the blockbuster case against the Knicks’ new point guard. A lawyer for Rose’s two co-defendants — longtime pals..." October 05

  • Derrick Rose Case -- Potential Jurors Questioned ... Thoughts On Group Sex?

    TMZ "Who's your favorite basketball team ... and how do you feel about group sex? Those were questions potential jurors in the Derrick Rose rape case were asked Tuesday -- as lawyers on both sides gear up for the $21 million trial. Questionnaires were handed out to the jury pool in the L.A...." October 04

  • 7 Details From the Derrick Rose Rape Case That Are Too Disturbing to Ignore

    Complex "Today marks the start of Derrick Rose’s rape trial. He is facing a $21.5 million lawsuit filed by an anonymous plaintiff over four-year-old sexual assault allegations. The courtroom has been all but quiet in the weeks leading up to trial, churning out important rulings and considering the..." October 04

  • Rose thinking exoneration, feeling ‘blessed’ to be with teammates on Day 1 of trial

    New York Daily News "Facing a flight to L.A. on Wednesday and missed Knicks practices, Derrick Rose was more eager for exoneration than a quick solution. "That's one of the reasons I wanted to take it to court," the point guard said, "because I didn't want to settle." "I feel like I didn't do anything wrong," he..." October 04