Derrick Rose RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • '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