Derrick Rose RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • How Derrick Rose’s free-agent priorities have shifted

    New York Post "All the way back two years ago, on Media Day 2015, Derrick Rose said he was already anticipating his first NBA free agency in 2017, noting the league’s rising contracts and salary cap. For a player coming off a slew of knee injuries, the remark wasn’t taken well in Chicago. Now Rose is just..." March 23

  • The irony of Derrick Rose, of all people, resisting Knicks’ offense

    New York Post "There’s an irony to Derrick Rose’s lukewarm view of the triangle. The system offense, antiquated in the view of some players and analytics specialists, doesn’t accentuate the 3-point shot. The spacing leads more so to mid-range shots, low-post attempts and the pinch-post jumper – foul line..." March 12

  • Bucks intrigue free-agent-to-be Derrick Rose

    New York Post "The Bucks need a starting point guard. Derrick Rose considers Milwaukee the closest thing to Chicago. And Rose grew up watching Bucks coach Jason Kidd dazzle. Seems like a possible match come July when Rose can become a free agent — even if the Knicks point guard isn’t exactly the premier..." March 09

  • Derrick Rose OK, but sees eye doctor after elbow hits him in left eye

    Newsday "Derrick Rose saw an eye specialist after Sunday’s game after taking an inadvertent elbow in his left eye from Kristaps Porzingis in the first quarter. It’s the same eye that required surgery to repair a left orbital fracture during training camp in 2015 when Bulls teammate Taj Gibson elbowed..." March 07

  • Derrick Rose Threatening To Shoot More 3's Should the Knicks Make the Playoffs

    Newsday "Derrick Rose has a personal game plan for the playoffs. It’s OK if you have to read that again, parse all its implications. It was only a week ago that everyone expected him to be traded. And the postseason? Well, that was just crazy talk. But after a big, necessary win over the Magic on..." March 03

  • Knicks' Derrick Rose on warming up to the triangle offense: 'Do I have a choice?'

    New York Daily News "Derrick Rose has a philosophy now with the triangle, a system still like a foreign language to the point guard: “Don’t F’ it up.” That’s how Rose explained it Thursday in a wide-ranging media session Thursday, when the pending free agent opened up about his inner conflict with the triangle and..." March 03

  • Derrick Rose’s free-agency plan after awkward Knicks tenure

    New York Post "Wednesday is the deadline for Derrick Rose to take the Brandon Jennings path. The Knicks would need to be waived Rose on March 1 for him to be eligible for a playoff roster with another club. Instead he will face Orlando on Wednesday night as the starting point guard and won’t be asking for a..." March 02

  • Knicks considering releasing Derrick Rose?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Knicks explored trade possibilities for Derrick Rose at the deadline last week, but nothing came to fruition. That doesn’t mean he has a future with the team beyond this season, and Rose’s tenure in New York could end even sooner than that. According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily..." February 27

  • Derrick Rose's agent says player wants to remain in New York

    ESPN "Derrick Rose's agent, B.J. Armstrong, reiterated on Saturday that Rose "wants to be in New York" after the Knicks included the player in trade discussions prior to the trade deadline on Thursday. Armstrong added that he and Rose understand that the Knicks were operating in their best interests..." February 25

  • Derrick Rose cracking jokes as Knicks ship sinks

    New York Post "Derrick Rose definitely is not going to Minnesota, but he may be headed to Chicago. One day after being spared at the trade deadline, the eccentric Rose raised eyebrows when he curiously made two references he was headed back to Chicago, possibly for another family matter. The Knicks said he..." February 25

  • T-Wolves reportedly backed away from Ricky Rubio-Derrick Rose trade

    Larry Brown Sports "The Minnesota Timberwolves had a Ricky Rubio for Derrick Rose trade to consider at the deadline, but they reportedly backed away. ESPN’s Marc Stein says Minnesota could have traded Rubio for Rose straight up but declined the deal. Minnesota may have declined a trade for Rose for a few..." February 23

  • Derrick Rose complains about triangle offense, calls it ‘random basketball’

    New York Post "If these were his final hours as a Knick, Derrick Rose went out calling the triangle offense “random basketball’’ while praising his former coach, Tom Thibodeau, with whom he could soon be reunited. Speaking in the visitors’ locker room in Cleveland with the clock ticking on the 3 p.m. trade..." February 23

  • Derrick Rose says he is ‘prepared’ for possible trade

    Larry Brown Sports "Trade rumors continue to intensify around New York Knicks point guard Derrick Rose, and he says he’s ready for whatever will happen in the next day or two. Rose has been most prominently linked to the Minnesota Timberwolves, and he hadn’t heard anything about it, but he was ready in the event..." February 22

  • Wolves among teams inquiring about Knicks' Derrick Rose

    CBS Sports "Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau may be looking to reunite with Derrick Rose in Minnesota. According to ESPN’s Ian Begley, the Timberwolves have talked to the Knicks about a possible trade involving Rose. Begley reports that “it is unclear” what the Timberwolves would offer the Knicks for the..." February 21

  • Knicks making D-Rose ‘completely available’ at deadline

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Knicks limped their way into the All-Star break and appear destined to miss the playoffs for a fourth consecutive season, and there is some speculation that their poor play could lead to a fire sale at the trade deadline. If they do decide to rebuild, trading Derrick Rose would make..." February 21

  • Multiple teams view Derrick Rose as potential trade target

    Sportsnaut "Three-time All-Star Derrick Rose won’t be taking part in the festivities this weekend in New Orleans. Instead, the New York Knicks guard will be sitting back and resting while waiting to hear if he’ll actually be in New York for the remainder of the season. Rose has been rumored to be on the..." February 17

  • Why a mega-deal isn’t Derrick Rose’s top priority in free agency

    New York Daily News "Derrick Rose isn't sure where he's going to play next season, or even next month. He understands the business of basketball better these days, having been traded by his hometown team about seven months ago. To put it mildly, Rose's future in New York is tenuous as he enters a trade deadline..." February 16

  • Derrick Rose: ‘The Rebuild Could Be Me Going, Too’

    SLAM Online "Derrick Rose knows that Carmelo Anthony isn’t the only Knick who might be traded before the deadline. As New York continues to pursue trades for Anthony, Rose could be on the block too if the Knicks enter a rebuild. Via ESPN: “I’m on a one-year deal so I can’t talk that much about it. The..." February 04

  • Derrick Rose out against Hawks with ankle sprain, may not return until Saturday vs. Cavs

    New York Daily News "Derrick Rose was held out of Sunday’s game with a sprained left ankle and hinted that he may not return until Saturday’s nationally televised game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Rose was injured during Friday’s win over Charlotte and is wearing a walking boot to relieve pressure. With the..." January 30

  • Knicks’ Derrick Rose ruled out against Hawks due to sprained ankle

    Fanrag Sports "According to an official statement released by the franchise on Sunday afternoon, the New York Knicks will be without starting point guard Derrick Rose as the team takes on the Atlanta Hawks. While Rose will be absent for the Sunday afternoon matchup, the veteran signal caller has been nursing a..." January 29

  • Knicks need to get smart and deal Carmelo Anthony or Derrick Rose and officially start the youth movement

    New York Daily News "Maybe Carmelo Anthony heard LeBron James sounding the alarm from New Orleans late Monday that it’s time for the Cleveland Cavaliers to upgrade the roster before they defend their championship this spring. Maybe Phil Jackson heard it, too. You’d like to hope so. Here was LeBron late Monday..." January 25

  • Rose: Hornacek needs to urge Knicks to defend

    ESPN "n a conversation after practice on Saturday, New York Knicks point guard Derrick Rose had a request for coach Jeff Hornacek: Demand more from us on defense. "Our defense triggers a lot of things," Rose said. "And I told him he has to be on us hard about defense every day. Like, beat it in our..." January 15

  • Derrick Rose hopes absence doesn't affect future with Knicks

    ESPN "Derrick Rose hopes that his decision to leave the New York Knicks on Monday without initial explanation doesn't impact how the club views him in free agency this summer. Rose left the team before its game against the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday without informing the Knicks. He said that he..." January 13

  • ‘Family over everything': Derrick Rose has no regrets over disappearance from Knicks

    Washington Post "Derrick Rose apologized to his Knicks teammates for his mysterious disappearance Monday, but he made it clear Thursday that he doesn’t regret what he did. “Family over everything,” the point guard told reporters before a game against his former squad, the Bulls. Rose had explained that he..." January 13

  • Bulls' Taj Gibson says Derrick Rose is an "awesome dude"

    ESPN "Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson spent the first seven years of his NBA career playing alongside Derrick Rose, so he has some strong opinions on both the player, and the person, at the heart of some recent big headlines around the league. "A lot of people misunderstand him because he's..." January 12

  • Derrick Rose much angrier over retirement talk than $200K fine

    New York Post "Disappearing Knicks point guard Derrick Rose was fined roughly $200,000 for missing Monday’s loss to the Pelicans without notification, sources said. Coach Jeff Hornacek indicated the Knicks followed the code used for a player being suspended for one game — which is 1/110th of his $21 million..." January 12

  • Derrick Rose To Seek Max Contract In Free Agency

    Real GM Basketball "Derrick Rose has told friends he will seek a max contract worth nearly $150 million over five years this offseason in free agency from the New York Knicks. Rose will only be able to sign a four-year deal with a rival club. The Knicks would need to use nearly all of their cap space to sign..." January 11

  • Report: Rose “talked about walking away from basketball

    Pro Basketball Talk "Derrick Rose seems to have gone to a very dark place. He went AWOL from the Knicks Monday night for a game against the Pelicans — not contacting the team and not taking their calls because he needed space — but was back at the team’s practice facility on Tuesday. He got a fine from the..." January 11

  • Best thing for Knicks and Derrick Rose is to part ways

    New York Daily News "Derrick Rose's convoluted alibi had more holes in it than any wall Odell Beckham Jr. damaged at Lambeau Field on Sunday. The sooner Rose and the Knicks part ways the better for both sides because apparently neither is good for the other. The rebuilding Knicks don't and shouldn't have the time..." January 11

  • Derrick Rose, who went missing Monday, spotted at Knicks facility with GM

    New York Daily News "Lost and now found. Derrick Rose, who was missing during the Knicks’ 100-96 loss to the Pelicans on Monday night, was seen at the team’s facility on Tuesday, according to ESPN.com. The point guard was reportedly with general manager Steve Mills and sporting Knicks gear. Rose attended the..." January 10

  • Derrick Rose’s Future With Knicks Uncertain

    Hoops Rumors "In the wake of Derrick Rose‘s mysterious absence from the Knicks’ Monday night game, the team confirmed that its point guard was fine, and head coach Jeff Hornacek said that he expected Rose to rejoin the team soon. In the wake of the unusual incident though, Rose’s future in New York is..." January 10

  • Phil Jackson era hits rock bottom as Derrick Rose goes AWOL and Knicks implosion is under way

    New York Daily News "We've certainly come a long way from Derrick Rose declaring over the summer that the Knicks were in fact a "super team." Of course, the Knicks always win in July and August. They make moves, spend outrageous sums of money, puff their chests and announce that they're back. Even some naïve fans..." January 10

  • Derrick Rose goes missing before Knicks loss to Pelicans, Joakim Noah confirms he's spoken to him and is 'okay'

    New York Daily News "Where is Derrick Rose? The Knicks not only are falling apart on the court, they can't keep tabs on their point guard. Rose was a mysterious late scratch in Monday's 110-96 loss to the Pelicans, with his absence overshadowing another dreadful Knicks effort during which boos rained down at the..." January 10

  • Derrick Rose absent from Knicks game and no one knows why

    Sporting News "Derrick Rose didn't play in today's matchup with the Pelicans at Madison Square Garden, and the Knicks, including coach Jeff Hornacek, apparently didn't know why the point guard didn't show up. The Knicks announced just before tipoff that Rose was not with the team. The announcement came..." January 10

  • Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony, Derrick Rose out for game vs. Warriors

    New York Daily News "The Knicks will be facing the Warriors’ stars Thursday night without two of their own. The team announced ahead of their road game against Golden State that Carmelo Anthony will join Derrick Rose on the sidelines with an injured shoulder. Rose missed the final three quarters and overtime of..." December 15

  • Derrick Rose exits with back spasms: ‘I couldn’t move’

    New York Post "In the long run for the Knicks, Tuesday’s 113-111 overtime loss to the woeful Suns could be secondary to the loss of Derrick Rose 10 minutes into the first quarter. Rose’s back spasms flared up after he appeared to take a tumble into a row of cameras. He missed the final three quarters and is a..." December 14

  • 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