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Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose

Point Guard, Minnesota Timberwolves

Age: 30 Height: 6-3 Weight: 190 lbs School: Memphis

Minnesota Timberwolves

Derrick Rose News

Derrick Rose and Jeff Teague gave a beleaguered backcourt a needed boost and lifted the Minnesota Timberwolves to a victory. Rose scored 22 points and Teague added 19 points and 10 assists for the Timberwolves, who played without the ill Andrew Wiggins but beat the Los Angeles Clippers 130-120 on Monday night. Rose and Teague both have missed significant time with injuries recently.

In a wide-ranging sit-down dinner interview with Jimmy Butler, Yahoo Sports senior writer Chris Haynes covered everything with the four-time All-Star from his upcoming free agency to where he got his confrontational personality from (the NBA can thank Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah for that). It came during a conversation about Butler's controversial trade request from the Minnesota Timberwolves, as Haynes raised the point that Butler's interaction with teammates in the locker room belied reports of his infamous practice blowup. “Ain't nothing personal, man,” said Butler, who was subsequently traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in mid-November.

A trailer for a new documentary on basketball star Derrick Rose was released Wednesday.  The documentary, titled "Pooh: The Derrick Rose Story," will premiere April 11 on Stadium. The film sets to chronicle the basketball life of the Timberwolves point guard.  Former Bulls teammate and current

Player Role

Backup PG

Draft Rankings

Overall

#258

Among PGs

#53