Found March 13, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
PLAYERS: Derrick Rose
TEAMS: Chicago Bulls
A 6-month-old was shot 5 times and killed in her car while her father changed her diaper in Chicago Monday.  Police are still looking for the person responsible for killing Jonylah Watkins and wounding the intended target of the crime, her father, Jonathan Watkins.  Among people reaching out to the grief-stricken family is Bulls’ star, Derrick Rose, who has offered to pay for the funeral of the baby girl. According to ABC7 Chicago: As police search for the killer of 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins, outrage over her death spreads, and the outpouring of grief includes a gesture by the Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose. Rose has offered to help pay for Jonylah’s funeral expenses. Others have come forward to donate money to a reward fund to help find the killer. Tuesday night, that reward fund stood at $11,000.

Derrick Rose reportedly offered to pay for funeral of murdered 6-month-old

Derrick Rose is not the type of player who would do something for publicity. His level of talent alone makes him a superstar, but Rose is a very private person. This is a guy who wouldn’t even dance like the rest of his teammates at the All-Star Game last year. That’s why you know the murder of 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins must have really hit home for him. According to WLS-TV...

Report: Rose offered to pay funeral

Derrick Rose reportedly offered to pay funeral costs for a 6-month-old baby girl who was tragically shot to death in Chicago.

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While Derrick Rose has been struggling with the mental obstacles that are hindering him from returning to the court for the Chicago Bulls, his heart remains unimpeded and therefore free to help those who face obstacles of their own. According to a story in the Inquisitr, the former NBA MVP, has offered to pay for the funeral of 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins, who was murdered on Monday...

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Derrick Rose: My Return will be a Business Decision

When news broke that Bulls point guard Derrick Rose had been medically cleared to return, many people began to question why Rose hasn’t been back on the court. When the subsequent news followed that Rose wasn’t mentally ready to return, many far and wide questioned why. Surely it is just simple right? His knee is [...]

Bulls-Kings Preview

The Chicago Bulls are concerned with finding a way to end their recent offensive struggles, and it remains uncertain when Derrick Rose can help. A visit to Sacramento could provide an immediate fix. The Bulls look to avoid a fifth consecutive road loss Wednesday night while trying for a sixth straight victory over the Kings, who could be without their top player. Chicago (35-28...

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