No matter what, through his ups and downs, Rose never forgot his hometown and he’s always given back to the city. For those who don’t understand the love he gets whenever he returns, who don’t understand the calls for his jersey to hang atop the United Center, start there.
The emotion Rose provoked in the city, in Bulls fans was illuminating — so much could be learned by the observance of what fueled that emotion and what dividing lines were exposed as disappointment and frustration became twin pillars of his career.
Ed. note — Arguably Rose’s greatest moment in a Bulls uniform, the closest he came to unveiling the cape we had fitted for him for years only to collect dust […]
This is one that’s going to live with us for a long time, if for no other reason than it showed what an awesome thing faith is. Derrick Martell Rose […]