Derrick Rose RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Mixed rulings for Knicks guard Derrick Rose before rape trial begins

    New York Daily News "Knicks guard Derrick Rose scored a mixed ruling Monday on the eve of his rape trial in Los Angeles. The U.S. District judge overseeing the NBA star's civil court battle said his Jane Doe accuser can only have witnesses testify she reported the alleged rape to them within 24 hours if the defense..." October 04

  • Derrick Rose Says "Penitentiary Workouts" Will Keep Him in Shape If He Stands Trial for Rape

    Complex "Now that the LAPD has decided to carry out a criminal investigation of Derrick Rose's rape allegations, you would think that the 28-year-old Knicks guard would keep a low profile. He, along with Knicks president Phil Jackson, has been seemingly undeterred by the case since the allegations from his..." October 02

  • Derrick Rose Judge Shoots Down Pseudonym Appeal

    TMZ "The judge in the Derrick Rose rape case reaffirmed his decision and will NOT allow the accuser to use a pseudonym during the trial ... saying, "This is not a state secrets case." As we previously reported, the accuser had asked the judge to reconsider after he previously ruled that she must..." September 29

  • Derrick Rose says the Knicks' triangle offense is 'complicated'

    CBS Sports "The triangle offense can be a divisive topic in the NBA. It's the "sharing is caring" offense that helped the Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls to six titles and the Shaquille O'Neal/Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers to three titles in their era and five titles total for Phil Jackson's Lakers teams..." September 29

  • Derrick Rose plans to use rape accuser’s ex-friends against her

    New York Post "Putting on his own version of a full-court press, new Knicks guard Derrick Rose wants his rape accuser to know one thing — if she takes him to trial, it’s going to be an all-out war. Rose had his lawyers file a brief in Los Angeles Tuesday revealing their plan to call on the woman’s own friends..." September 29

  • With plenty of trash-talking, Joakim Noah joins Carmelo, Rose in Knicks' common goal to take down LeBron

    New York Daily News "Joakim Noah has directed just about every profanity in the book at LeBron James, but in the end all those names, as well as the Chicago Bulls teams Noah anchored, would never hurt LeBron. The same goes for Noah’s more famous teammates, Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony, who have also matched up..." September 29

  • Knicks' Derrick Rose doesn't mind playing second fiddle to Carmelo Anthony

    New York Daily News "Derrick Rose was THE GUY in Chicago starting with his rookie season in 2008, beloved as the hometown savior and the youngest MVP in the history of the NBA. He averaged 17 shots as a point guard through seven seasons, dominating the ball, the endorsements and the cap space. But now in New York..." September 28

  • Derrick Rose wants to 'make the game easier' for Carmelo Anthony

    ESPN "Derrick Rose has a clear understanding of his new role with the New York Knicks. "My job is to come here and help [Carmelo Anthony] win. This is his team," Rose said on Tuesday after his first training camp practice with the Knicks. "In practice to push him, be on him, when I see that he's..." September 27

  • Report: Derrick Rose more concerned about rape allegation than he’s publicly revealing

    Pro Basketball Talk "Phil Jackson said the Knicks aren’t concerned about the civil and potentially criminal rape allegations Derrick Rose is facing. Rose doesn’t sound concerned, either. But is Rose just putting on a front? Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports: For now, the Knicks wait – and hope. Hope that the civil..." September 27

  • Carmelo Anthony: I've never played alongside a guy like Derrick Rose

    ESPN "There’s always plenty of optimism at NBA media day. Every player is in the best shape of his career and every team is optimistic about what’s to come. And then the season starts, and some of the predictions and platitudes end up looking silly. So on days like this, a lot of the rhetoric feels..." September 27

  • Rose Under Criminal Investigation for Alleged Rape

    Think Progress "The civil trial against NBA star Derrick Rose and two friends for gang rape is scheduled to begin on October 4. But that’s not the only legal trouble Rose is facing. In a letter to the alleged victim’s attorney, Brandan Anand, a detective from the LAPD confirmed there is an active criminal..." September 27

  • Derrick Rose 'Not Worried' About Rape Case 'I Ain't Done Anything Wrong'

    TMZ "Derrick Rose is adamant he's NOT a rapist -- claiming, "I ain't do anything wrong" ... and says the upcoming trial will not be a distraction from his first NBA season with the Knicks. Rose faced reporters at Knicks Media Day in NYC moments ago where he was asked straight-up if he's worried..." September 26

  • "Extremely Displeased" Judge Threatens Sanctions Against Derrick Rose, Rose's Attorney for Rape Victim-Blaming

    Complex "The judge in Derrick Rose’s rape case said he was "extremely displeased" with Rose and his legal team during an oral ruling Tuesday. Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald threatened sanctions against Rose for victim-blaming his accuser. "If Defendant Rose continues to utilize language that shames and..." September 23

  • A Phil Jackson protégé is guiding Derrick Rose’s Knicks crash course

    New York Post "There shouldn’t be any surprises for Derrick Rose playing in a Phil Jackson program. The new Knicks point guard has the perfect counsel in his agent, B.J. Armstrong, the philosophical former Bulls point guard who played under Jackson from 1989-95 and won three NBA titles. Armstrong, 49, has..." September 22

  • Derrick Rose manages to force his rape accuser to reveal her name in court

    Sporting News "Congratulations to Derrick Rose, who won his bid Tuesday to have the woman accusing him of gang rape named publicly, according to The Associated Press. We want to make sure Rose can appreciate this, because he was so concerned about his own code of ethics amid a lawsuit in which he was, again,..." September 21

  • NBPA website decides to ignore Derrick Rose's rape trial in extensive puff piece

    Sporting News "Message control, branding, good P.R. — that's the business the National Basketball Players Association website is in: making its members look good. When you can take all that and wrap it in a nice-to-read package, you're doing things right. So it makes sense to see a roughly 3,000-word profile..." September 20

  • Derrick Rose: Support in Chicago ‘not on that level of New York’

    Larry Brown Sports "Derrick Rose seems genuinely happy to be getting a fresh start in a new city, and some of the things he has said about being traded have not sat well with fans in Chicago. The latest remarks Rose made that will likely make Bulls fans say “smell ya later” came in a feature from Jared Zwerling..." September 20

  • Derrick Rose calls Knicks ‘most talented team’ he’s ever played on, despite not having played with them yet

    New York Daily News "Derrick Rose was the league's MVP playing for a Chicago squad that won 62 games and advanced to the Eastern Conference finals. But in the point guard’s eyes, neither that team nor any of his previous Bulls squads carried as much potential as this year’s Knicks. “I think it’s the most talented..." September 20

  • Derrick Rose Wants Judge to Unmask His Rape Accuser

    TMZ "Derrick Rose says he's sick and tired of his rape accuser bashing him to the media -- and he's now begging a judge to force her to reveal her identity once and for all. We broke the story, the NBA superstar is being sued by a woman using the pseudonym "Jane Doe" -- who claims Rose and his..." September 20