MILWAUKEE Derrick Rose, the Chicago Bulls' point guard, is the reigning Most Valuable Player in the National Basketball Association.
Brandon Jennings, Rose's counterpart on the Milwaukee Bucks, would very much like to get to that level someday.
If Saturday night was any indication, Jennings has a lot of ground to cover.
Before the game, Milwaukee coach Scott Skiles warned about Rose's abilities.
"They're a good screening team and they run a ton for him," Skiles said. "All he needs is half a body to get around his guy. Other people have to step up, make him change direction or spin. ... If he's attacking the front of the rim, they're almost always going to win. At least try to make him play horizontally instead of vertically; you at least have a chance."
Skiles' words were prophetic.
Running off screens, shooting face-up jumpers and just putting the ball on the floor and driving to the basket, Rose put on a clinic, scoring 16 po...