With the NBA lockout still going on, Chicago Bulls’ star point guard Derrick Rose expressed his frustration; saying that it is not the players’ fault that the lockout is still going on, but it is the owner’s fault.
“It’s sad. It’s very sad,” Rose said. “Everybody knows it’s not our fault. It’s definitely not our fault. If it were up to us, we’d be out there playing. But I think that it’s wrong. I know (the owners) can easily take care of it and not take advantage of people. But I guess that’s how people are.
“(The owners are) not thinking about anything we’re saying. They’re not taking it into consideration, nothing that we’re trying to give them. We’ll just have to see how it goes.”
Rose said that a chance of a regular season, even partial, can happen.
“It is,” he said. “(But) I can’t say nothing about it.”
Rose has been working out in Los Angeles and this week was recently promoting his new signature show, the adizero Rose 2.0. However, at this point in time if there was no lockout, Rose would be getting ready for the regular season to be coming up.
“The biggest thing is you just want to get back out there and play,” he said. “It’s going to hurt us, but I think it’s going to hurt basketball, period. Where we had a great year last year, and for us not to have a season this year, or taking this long to come up with a deal, I think that’s wrong.”
As you can see, Rose wants this lockout to end very badly as well. If this keeps going on, don’t be surprised as we see more NBA players expressing their frustration to the press.
Add Rose to the list already.