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Still reeling from the Chicago Bulls’ crushing loss in Miami on Sunday, Derrick Rose told the media in Washington last night that he planned to go “crazy” (which he did: 35 points, 8 assists in the win), and discussed what he hopes his legacy ends up being. From the Daily Herald: “After missing potential go-ahead free throws and a last-second jumper against Miami on Sunday, Rose was ready to take out his frustrations on whomever happened to be standing in his way. ‘It just makes me hungrier,’ Rose told reporters before the game. ‘Tonight, I’m going to try and go crazy.’ If a season-high 35 points, 8 assists and 3 blocks — all against [John] Wall — qualifies as crazy, then Rose met his goal. [...] As Rose kept talking about the misses in Miami, the future of the Bulls was getting brighter. ‘That’s something I live for,’ he said. ‘I think of my legacy. I want people to think of me as being a clutch player; someone that always comes through the majority of the time when they’re o
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Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose missed two big free throws against the Miami Heat, free throws that cost the Bulls the game (well that and their inability to stop LeBron James). Rose was near tears after the game, saying he felt like he let his team and the city of Chicago down.
The next day, the Bulls traveled to Washington to take on the Wizards. Mike McGraw of the Daily Herald...
Steve Rosenbloom: Bulls-Miami. Close game. LeBron James now guarding Derrick Rose. Ballgame. Same old shift. Beep, beep, drive home angry, Bulls fans.
It's not a requirement to be able to shoot free throws to win MVP. Wilt Chamberlain was handed the trophy in 1967-68 when he shot 38 percent.
But few expected both Derrick Rose and LeBron James to Wilt at the foul line in the waning seconds Sunday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Rose, the Chicago guard and reigning MVP, cinderblocked a pair with 22.7 seconds left and his team down...
Derrick Rose had 35 points and eight assists Monday night and the Chicago Bulls beat the Washington Wizards for a seventh straight time, 98-88.
LeBron James successfully guarded Derrick Rose during the final minutes of Miami's 97-93 win over the Bulls on Sunday.
LeBron James scored 35 points, while reigning NBA MVP Derrick Rose wasted two chances in the final 23 seconds and the Miami Heat escaped with a 97-93 win Sunday over the Chicago Bulls. Chris Bosh scored 24 points and added 12 rebounds for the Heat, who never trailed -- but this win in a rematch of last season's Eastern Conference finals was not easy.
After failing to come through in the clutch against one of the NBA's best teams, Derrick Rose will look for redemption against one of the league's worst.
The Chicago Bulls seek their seventh consecutive win over the Washington Wizards on Monday night in the nation's capital.
Chicago (17-5) had a chance to win at Miami on Sunday, but Rose missed two free throws and then...
Derrick Rose scored a season-high 35 points, Carlos Boozer had 18 and Kyle Korver added 17 to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 98-88 win over the Washington Wizards on Monday night.
MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James scored 35 points, while reigning NBA MVP Derrick Rose wasted two chances in the final 23 seconds and the Miami Heat escaped with a 97-93 win Sunday over the Chicago Bulls.
Chris Bosh scored 24 points and added 12 rebounds for the Heat, who never trailed -- but this win in a rematch of last season's Eastern Conference finals was not easy. Dwyane Wade...
It may be too early to call it a statement game, but with their 98-82 thrashing of Derrick Rose and the Bulls, the 76ers served notice they'll be a force in the playoffs, writes Zach Lowe.
Fans of the Chicago Bulls probably rejoiced when Dwight Howard indicated to the Chicago that he would be open to playing on the same team as reigning NBA MVP Derrick Rose .
LeBron James scored 35 points, while reigning NBA MVP Derrick Rose wasted two chances in the final 23 seconds and the Miami Heat escaped with a 97-93 win Sunday over the Chicago Bulls.