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.
This achievement not only shows that you still can play at an elite level, Derrick, but highlights the important lesson of perseverance and patience for all, a life lesson that has always spoke to me from throughout my childhood through my schooling and as I endeavor on my young sports journalistic career.
Ed. note — Originally ran on March 1, 2015. Then and still just a kid from Chicago. Derrick Rose’s best commercials seem to come about when he’s hurt. While #thereturn campaign […]
via Chicago Sun-Times: Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau announced before the morning shootaround that as long as there were no setbacks before game time, Derrick Rose would in fact make his […]
Derrick Rose’s best commercials seem to come about when he’s hurt. While #thereturn campaign was once merely an opportunistic series of ads working off Rose’s initial inspirational return from ACL injury, today […]
Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls won’t rule out return for playoffs D-Rose has returned to the headlines for the first time since his (seemingly) season-ending injury two weeks ago, giving […]
The intro from tonight’s home opener at the United Center. No words needed. Just enjoy. Follow Regal Radio on Twitter @regalradio1
DRose has 54 points in his last 53 minutes. — K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) October 19, 2013 All you need to know from Derrick Rose’s last two preseason performances — the […]
After initial stops in such worthy places as Indianapolis, Memphis and Brazil, the #TheReturn Express finally brings itself back home to Chicago, where tonight Derrick Rose played for the home […]