Derrick Rose RUMORS & NEWS

  • Derrick Rose ‘would love to be back’ with Timberwolves next season

    Twin Cities "Other than bringing in Jimmy Butler, nearly every move Tom Thibodeau has made in Minnesota has been criticized, none more so than the March 8 signing of Derrick Rose. But that move has aged well. There are those who don’t like Rose for off-the-court reasons, but just as many who simply..." April 12

  • Derrick Rose: Tom Thibodeau Didn’t Compliment Me on MVP Award

    SLAM Online "After getting a rare compliment from Tom Thibodeau, Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose said he would “cherish” the moment. After the Wolves’ 94-113 win over Memphis on Monday, Rose told reporters, “It’s crazy to hear him say that. […] I ain’t get no compliment after I won MVP” " April 10

  • Timberwolves’ Derrick Rose won’t let his injuries lead to frustration

    Twin Cities "Derrick Rose is past being frustrated by injuries. The most recent — a right ankle sprain — came at a bad time. Rose was just starting to shake off the rust and find his rhythm when he went down in the second quarter of the Timberwolves’ win over the Clippers on March 20. The injury caused him..." April 02

  • Rose On Doubters: ‘I Don’t Need Your F***ing Validation’

    Bleacher Report "Derrick Rose had some stern words for his critics Saturday, telling reporters he doesn't need their "f--king validation" as he starts a new chapter with the Minnesota Timberwolves. "This is how I feel about it, the whole perspective on it: You could have your perspective on me, as far as I'm a..." March 10

  • Derrick Rose expects to have a solid role with Thibodeau's Timberwolves

    CBS Sports "Derrick Rose returned to the NBA earlier this week, signing a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves for the remainder of the season. And, understandably, he expects to have a solid role with the team. Speaking to reporters on Saturday afternoon, Rose said that coach Tom Thibodeau wouldn't have..." March 10

  • Derrick Rose Signs With Wolves For Remainder Of Season

    Real GM Basketball "Derrick Rose has agreed to sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves for the remainder of the season. Rose was waived by the Jazz after the trade deadline." March 08

  • Derrick Rose Hoping For Long-Term Offer

    Hoops Rumors "Derrick Rose has received a couple of 10-day offers, but nothing more substantial since being waived by the Jazz, according to Ken Berger of Bleacher Report. Multiple team executives indicated to Berger that Rose may not return to the NBA until next season. An online video last week showed him..." March 01

  • Timberwolves have no plans to sign Derrick Rose

    Sportsnaut "When it became apparent the Utah Jazz had no desire to keep Derrick Rose following the blockbuster trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Minnesota Timberwolves quickly emerged as a potential suitor in rumors. However, per Sid Hartman of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, owner Glen Taylor said the..." February 16

  • Report: Derrick Rose not expected to sign until after All-Star Break

    Sportsnaut "Former NBA MVP Derrick Rose cleared waivers on Monday and is now free to sign with any NBA team. This comes after he was acquired by the Utah Jazz from the Cleveland Cavaliers in a three-team trade last week. Most anticipate that Rose will eventually land with former head coach Tom Thibodeau in..." February 13

  • Derrick Rose clears waivers after release by Jazz

    ESPN "Derrick Rose, the 2011 NBA Most Valuable Player, cleared league waivers Monday and became a free agent, league sources told ESPN. There's some interest in Rose, but no team has yet to make him a firm offer to sign him for the rest of the season, league sources told ESPN. Washington has..." February 13

  • Derrick Rose buyout rumors: Wizards join Timberwolves as interested teams

    CBS Sports "As expected, the Utah Jazz waived Derrick Rose on Saturday, paving the way for him to join another team in the near future. Rose was traded to the Jazz from the Cleveland Cavaliers last week as part of the three-team deal that sent Rodney Hood and George Hill to Cleveland, but reports indicated..." February 10

  • Jazz waive Derrick Rose "The Utah Jazz announced Saturday that the team has waived guard Derrick Rose. Rose (6-3, 190, Memphis) has seen action in 16 games (seven starts) this year for the Cleveland Cavaliers, with averages of 9.8 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 19.3 minutes per contest." February 10

  • Jazz To Waive Derrick Rose; Wolves Have Interest

    Hoops Rumors "Once their three-team trade with the Cavaliers and Kings become official, the Jazz will waive newly-acquired point guard Derrick Rose, reports Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports (Twitter link). Assuming the move is completed today, Rose would be on track to clear waivers on Saturday. Rose, 29, has..." February 08

  • Derrick Rose benefits from Adidas' $237m gamble gone wrong "ADIDAS must have thought it struck gold when it convinced Derrick Rose to sign on the dotted line and endorse the apparel giant’s products in 2012. The Chicago Bulls star was fresh from being crowned the youngest ever NBA MVP at 22 in 2010-11 and the 2008 No. 1 Draft pick was on track to become..." February 08

  • Cavs To Acquire Rodney Hood, George Hill In Three-Team Trade

    Hoops Rumors "A busy day in Cleveland continues, as the Cavaliers have agreed to acquire Rodney Hood from the Jazz in a three-team trade, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (Twitter links). The Cavs will also receive George Hill from Sacramento in the deal, with the Jazz acquiring Jae Crowder and Derrick..." February 08

  • Derrick Rose's Massive Adidas Contract Has Some Bizarre Clauses

    12 Up "​Derrick Rose's career has fallen from such great heights that its become kind of hard to imagine that this is the same guy who's play stopped LeBron James from winning five straight league MVP awards from 2009-2013. Rose's story may go down as one of the most unfortunate the NBA has ever..." February 06

  • Rose Secretly Got Married During his Personal Leave of Absence

    Terez Owens "Remember when the former MVP has decided to take time away from the Cavaliers and weigh his basketball future, well reportedly he was just getting hitched. According to our source, Derrick reportedly eloped with his longtime girlfriend Alaina, who is pregnant. " February 02

  • Derrick Rose says Tyronn Lue got upset at him for taking in-game bathroom break

    Larry Brown Sports "Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue apparently is not sympathetic to the old adage of “when you gotta go, you gotta go.” Speaking with reporters Saturday, Cavs guard Derrick Rose said that Lue got upset at him during Friday’s win over the Indiana Pacers. Lue wanted to sub Rose in late in..." January 28

  • Derrick Rose not concerned about uncertain role: 'I just want to hoop'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "When Derrick Rose went down with a nagging ankle injury, causing him to leave the team for two weeks to contemplate his basketball future and get back in the right state of mind following yet another injury setback in a career marred by them, he was the Cleveland Cavaliers' starting point..." January 18

  • Derrick Rose thinks he'll play for the Cavaliers Thursday against Orlando Magic

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Derrick Rose said he thinks he's "a go" to play for the Cavaliers Thursday against the Orlando Magic in what would be his first game since Nov. 7. Rose and Iman Shumpert practiced and participated in a scrimmage, coach Tyronn Lue said, but Lue didn't know if either player would be..." January 17

  • Tyronn Lue says Derrick Rose will not play on Cavs road trip

    Cavaliers Nation "It looks like the Cleveland Cavaliers will have to wait a little longer to see point guard Derrick Rose back in action. The Cavaliers announced Wednesday that Rose, who has been sidelined for some time with ankle injury, will not play on the team’s current road trip, per Joe Vardon of..." January 10

  • Derrick Rose says he may return during Cavs' road trip

    ESPN "Out of the lineup for nearly two months with a left ankle injury, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Derrick Rose said Friday "there's a chance" he will return to action during his team's current five-game road trip. Rose, signed to a veteran's minimum deal in the offseason, is averaging 14.3 points on..." January 05

  • Rose Explains Why He Decided Not to Retire

    Complex "About a month ago, Derrick Rose took a leave of absence from the Cavaliers to contemplate his future in the NBA. At the time, there were rumors swirling around about how he was considering retiring from the league as a result of the slew of injuries he has been forced to deal with throughout the..." December 27

  • Derrick Rose says money has nothing to do with his return

    Larry Brown Sports "Derrick Rose has returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers after leaving the team to contemplate retirement, and the former NBA MVP insists he was not financially motivated in any way. Reports have indicated that Rose has somewhere in the neighborhood of $80 million remaining on his endorsement deal..." December 08

  • Derrick Rose speaks for first time since return to Cavaliers, says he has bone spur

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Derrick Rose said he had a bone spur in his left ankle that has caused most of his extended absence from the court this season and may require a procedure to correct it. "It's all about first getting the area to calm down and then strengthening your leg back up again," Rose said Friday, in his..." December 08

  • Source: Rose apologizes to Cavaliers teammates for absence

    ESPN "Cavaliers guard Derrick Rose apologized to his teammates at shootaround on Wednesday for his recent absence and referenced frustration with his left ankle injury as the cause for his nearly two-week exile, a team source told ESPN. Rose's comments were brief and delivered to the team on the..." December 07

  • LeBron James says Derrick Rose doesn’t owe team an apology

    Pro Basketball Talk "LeBron James has had Derrick Rose‘s back from the first day he signed with the Cavaliers. That didn’t change when Rose, already out with a sprained ankle, left the team to consider his future in the sport. Now Rose is back with the team, where he will continue rehab of his ankle. LeBron was..." December 05

  • Cavaliers happy to offer support upon Derrick Rose's return to the team

    NBC Chicago "Derrick Rose isn’t with the Cleveland Cavaliers in Chicago, but after his time away from the team where he contemplated his future, he’s rejoined the fold. Cavaliers coach Ty Lue said Rose is “too young and too talented” to give up his career so quickly and said the team will be happy to have..." December 04

  • Report: Derrick Rose to Begin Process of Returning to Cavs

    Bleacher Report "Derrick Rose flew to Cleveland on Monday morning and plans to report back to the Cavaliers after a self-imposed exile that saw him ponder his future in basketball. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported the news. Rose, 29, is reportedly set to "begin the process of returning to the team." He..." December 04

  • Derrick Rose’s shoe contract might have persuaded him to make return

    Cavs Nation "Derrick Rose was once again part of a lot of headlines recently, as he reportedly informed the Cleveland Cavaliers that he plans to rejoin them, and continue his basketball career. While his desire to win a championship could be thought of as the main reason for his decision, his shoe deal with..." December 04

  • No timetable set for Rose's potential Cavs return

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Derrick Rose is interested in returning to the Cavaliers and the team would have him back, but there was no determination as of Sunday afternoon as to when Rose would be back at work. A league source told that the timing of Rose's formal return to Cleveland Clinic Courts -- the..." December 03

  • Derrick Rose wants to return to Cavs

    247 Sports "After taking some time away from the team to ponder his future in the NBA, Derrick Rose wants to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to a report from The Athletic's Jason Lloyd. According to Lloyd, Rose has been in touch with Cavaliers general manager Koby Atlman, and has expressed a..." December 03

  • Tyronn Lue: Cavaliers have had positive contact with Derrick Rose

    Larry Brown Sports "The Derrick Rose situation in Cleveland seems to be inching closer to a resolution. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said Saturday that the team has had positive contact with Rose, and though he would not divulge any further information, more information is coming Sunday. Reports indicate that the..." December 02

  • Tom Thibodeau and Taj Gibson voice support for Derrick Rose

    Fanrag Sports "Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau and veteran big man Taj Gibson are voicing their support for embattled Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Derrick Rose, who is apparently mulling over retirement, according to Nick Friedell of ESPN. Of course, Thibodeau coached both Rose and Gibson..." November 30

  • Derrick Rose can stay or exit, but his promising NBA career retired years ago

    CBS Sports "In the end, whenever that moment truly comes for Derrick Rose's career, all of us will be left with a brutal fact: One of the most promising careers in NBA history will have soured and turned into one of its most disappointing. This is certain. It's only the timing that remains fluid. As Rose..." November 29

  • Rose communicating with Cavs about future

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Derrick Rose is staying in communication with the franchise's front office during his self-imposed exile, but his future status with the team remains unclear, league sources told ESPN. Rose is deliberating whether he wants to work toward returning from a sprained ankle..." November 26

  • Tom Thibodeau just wants Derrick Rose to find "peace of mind"

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau was asked after practice today about oft-injured and former league MVP Derrick Rose and Rose's decision this week to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers while he re-evaluates his future. Thibodeau coached Rose for five seasons in Chicago, including that MVP..." November 25

  • LeBron James: Want Derrick Rose to be happy, whatever he decides

    ESPN "If Derrick Rose's absence from the Cleveland Cavaliers ends with him hanging it up rather than returning to the team, LeBron James says he only hopes that Rose finds peace in his decision. "We want, whatever he decides to do, we want the best for him," James said following the Cavs' 100-99 win..." November 25

  • Lue: Rose can take his time, Cavs expect him back

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said he expected Derrick Rose to eventually return to the team after working through the "personal matter" that caused him to leave Wednesday. Lue declined to say why Rose left, but neither Lue nor anyone else in the organization has denied ESPN's report that Rose is..." November 24

  • Derrick Rose Would Lose $70M On Adidas Deal If He Retires

    Real GM Basketball "Derrick Rose is reportedly considering retiring from the NBA, but his contract with Adidas could be a factor in his decision." November 24

  • Rose Is Reportedly Not With The Cavs And Is ‘Evaluating His Future In Basketball’

    Uproxx "When the Cavs traded Kyrie Irving to the Celtics and got Isaiah Thomas in return, they knew they would need someone to fill the point guard vacancy for some period of time this season until Thomas returned from his hip injury. Cleveland hoped Derrick Rose would be that guy, signing the former..." November 24

  • Rose out at least 2 more weeks with ankle injury

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cavaliers are going to be without point guard Derrick Rose for at least another two weeks, coach Tyronn Lue said. Separately, in a team news release, the Cavs said Rose would wear a boot to immobilize his injured left ankle and he would undergo treatment for the next two to three..." November 17

  • Derrick Rose & GF Alaina Anderson Announce They Are Having a Baby

    Black Sports Online "Derrick Rose is adding to his family. He has been dating IG Model Alaina Anderson for about a year now and she went to Instagram to announce they are having a baby. Anderson who is mix has been accused of color shaming other black women, but that doesn’t seem to bother Rose." November 12

  • No timetable on Derrick Rose’s return from ankle injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Derrick Rose continues to be bothered by an ankle injury, and there is no timetable on when he will be ready to return to action for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Rose missed four games in October due to his ankle, and he will not play on Saturday, which would be his second straight missed game...." November 11

  • Cavs to keep Rose on minutes restriction all season

    ESPN "No matter how well Derrick Rose plays this season, he will remain on a strict 28-to-31-minute restriction, multiple sources told ESPN. Rose had his best game yet for the Cleveland Cavaliers in Friday's 130-122 win over the Washington Wizards, scoring a season-high 20 points to complement LeBron..." November 05

  • Rose: I would have loved to re-sign, but Knicks didn't want me

    New York Daily News "With Phil Jackson and the triangle out of the picture, Derrick Rose wanted to return to the Knicks. But the feelings weren't reciprocated. "From our side, we were just waiting to see what was going to happen. We didn't hear anything. So with us not hearing anything, we knew they were..." October 29

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