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LeBron James, Russell Westbrook and Derrick Rose work out together at UNLV

Mr. Basketball finalist/UNLV freshman Amauri Hardy was lucky enough to experience something not too many college hoopers get to experience — working out with LeBron James, Derrick Rose and Russell Westbrook.These guys hooped it up together and had a shootaround of sorts at UNLV on Thursday. Here are some photos.    Rose and James will be playing alongside each other in Cleveland...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephon Marbury goes on Twitter rant about Derrick Rose’s contract

Stephon Marbury is sounding off on the plight of a fellow ex-All-Star guard.The former NBA star took to Twitter on Wednesday night to rant about the one-year, $2.1 million deal that Derrick Rose signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers, citing Rose’s 2011 MVP Award and even calling out LeBron James. To be fair, there’s often some financial trade-off involved when it comes to signing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose reportedly wanted to sign with Spurs or Clippers

Derrick Rose will be getting his chance to contend, but he apparently would have rather it come in the Western Conference.Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported on Wednesday that the ex-MVP “tried hard” to get top teams in the West to sign him — namely, the San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers — but was ultimately turned down.Rose, who wound up signing with the Cleveland...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Derrick Rose was unwilling to accept bench role with Lakers

The great Allen Iverson once said, “I don’t know any former MVP that come off the bench.” Now Derrick Rose appears to be living by those words as well.ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reported on Tuesday that the Los Angeles Lakers made a “strong push” for Rose before he signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers, but he was unwilling to take on a bench role for them. The implications...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

D-Rose landing in Cleveland could be good for Cavs, himself

After a week of speculation, Derrick Rose is finally a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers. If this was five years ago, this would be great news, but hey, things could be worse. I’m not going to lie, this is going to take some time to get used to. Once upon a time Rose and LeBron James had a budding rivalry that never materialized due to Rose’s fall from grace and James’ meteoric...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
21 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron 'eager to see Irving off' as Cavs offered new monster deal for Kyrie following Rose signing

Over the course of the past few days, the Cleveland Cavaliers franchise and their fans have experienced a feeling that the entire city has felt far too often when it has come to their sports teams. However, despite the gut-wrenching feeling The Land is experiencing with potentially losing one of the Association’s best young talents, the Cavaliers may have just positioned themselves...
Via The Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Every 2009-2016 NBA MVP will now play for Warriors or Cavaliers

The 2017 NBA Finals matched up not only the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers but featured (at the time) the men who had won seven of the league’s previous eight NBA MVP awards. With the news that Derrick Rose will join the Cavaliers, that gap is closed.If you won an MVP from 2009-2016, you now play on one of the two teams that have matched up in each of the last three...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls return also possible for Derrick Rose?

How’s this for an unlikely reunion?Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports reports on Thursday that in addition to the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Los Angeles Lakers being in the mix to sign former MVP point guard Derrick Rose, his agent BJ Armstrong is also having discussions with the Chicago Bulls. Of course, the 28-year-old Rose, an unrestricted free agent this summer, spent the first...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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