Derrick Rose landslide Rookie of the Year winner

Derrick Rose is human after all. After displaying humility that strained credulity all season, Rose made a startling admission Wednesday after joining Michael Jordan and Elton Brand as the only Bulls to win the NBA 's Rookie of the Year award. Full Story
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Jack M

Scottsdale, AZ

#1 Apr 22, 2009
Brenda Rose is the Bull's MVP. Takes a strong, good women to keep a kid in line like that. Good job, Brenda. I tip my hat to you. Got yourself a fine young man there!

Signed, "Dad of an almost 16 year-old boy"

PS: Tell his brothers to keep up the good work also!!!
Tiffany

United States

#2 Apr 22, 2009
Damn,how many forums will keep this up,we know he won,damn,he got it,and im happy for him
Rob

Syracuse, NY

#3 Apr 22, 2009
Seems like Rose is a good kid. He has been an awesome player this year. Its good to see a player with this type of class, equal it with his play.
Wayne

Weihai, China

#4 Apr 22, 2009
This is what a star should be like! Not only ultra-talented, but also a great role model. Congratulations, Derrick!
Robert

San Diego, CA

#5 Apr 22, 2009
Rose is proof that you can grow up poor or in a bad neighborhood and not use it as an excuse to be a raging punk.

All it takes is good parenting.

I am thrilled that we will be able to watch him grow as a basketball player as a Chicago Bull. But it is even more enjoyable because he is so humble.

I find Lebron's chalk celebration to be full of pretense and self glorification, fitting with his pompous King James image. I am glad that Rose has no such affectations.

While Jordan clearly had a much larger ego than Rose, he too had strong parenting which made him likable as a person and public figure.

Hopefully Rose can harness a little of that Jordan ego as a competitor, but remain the same humble kid that he is today.
Tiffany

United States

#6 Apr 22, 2009
dwayne wade grew up in a poor neighborhood too,and hes humble,just like derrick
Mike Rubin

Las Vegas, NV

#7 Apr 22, 2009
The Rose Era Begins!!!
Augustus

Chicago, IL

#8 Apr 22, 2009
very true, Wade is top 3 in the league right now.
Tiffany wrote:
dwayne wade grew up in a poor neighborhood too,and hes humble,just like derrick
Welcome Comrades

Carol Stream, IL

#9 Apr 22, 2009
Imagine what Derrick could have done with more handouts and entitlements. He could still be in the ghetto!

It just teaches you not to work toward anything.

I would like to thank Derrick Roses parents myself! God bless you for giving Chicago this gift!
Leonard Robinson

Lake Zurich, IL

#10 Apr 22, 2009
Let's all ask Baroque Obama if he'd kindly ask Luol Deng and his agent to void his $80 million contract on the ground of unjust enrichment and unconscionable over-payment so that we can give the money back to Paxson so he can sign the more deserving player, Ben (I can hit any shot I try) Gordon. If we apply Obamaism rules, then Deng's gotta give the money back; it isn't fair; I paid too much of my taxpayer money for tickets to see the NBA caliber talent on the Bulls, not to subsidize inferior talent, slackers and lame athletes. Get the money in the hands of those who deserve it. We and Obama know better than Paxson and Reinsdorf, don't we?
kenny

Auburn, WA

#11 Apr 22, 2009
Robert wrote:
Rose is proof that you can grow up poor or in a bad neighborhood and not use it as an excuse to be a raging punk.
All it takes is good parenting.
I am thrilled that we will be able to watch him grow as a basketball player as a Chicago Bull. But it is even more enjoyable because he is so humble.
I find Lebron's chalk celebration to be full of pretense and self glorification, fitting with his pompous King James image. I am glad that Rose has no such affectations.
While Jordan clearly had a much larger ego than Rose, he too had strong parenting which made him likable as a person and public figure.
Hopefully Rose can harness a little of that Jordan ego as a competitor, but remain the same humble kid that he is today.
please, lebron is the most TEAM ORIENTED player in the league, and is the most unselfish...jordan also did the chalk thing, or are you just forgetting that?
kenny

Auburn, WA

#12 Apr 22, 2009
Tiffany wrote:
dwayne wade grew up in a poor neighborhood too,and hes humble,just like derrick
d wade is humble? he wore a band aid on his FACE that said his name, he jumps on tables yeling "not in my house" and he promotes HIMSELF for MVP. you are just lebron haters, and you just proved it.
Captain Obvious

Chicago, IL

#13 Apr 22, 2009
Tiffany wrote:
dwayne wade grew up in a poor neighborhood too,and hes humble,just like derrick
Thanks for the info
Jim

Chicago, IL

#14 Apr 22, 2009
Congratulations to the Rose family and the city of Chicago. We made the right move to select D. Rose as our pick. The Bulls look great, even when they lost. Chicago is a great city. We should all be proud. Let us continue to build up our community to make more roses in different fields.
Chris Carr

Chicago, IL

#15 Apr 22, 2009
Tiffany wrote:
dwayne wade grew up in a poor neighborhood too,and hes humble,just like derrick
Oak Lawn is far from a poor neighborhood! Its actually quite nice in most parts. Rose grew up in Englewood which is arguably the most dangerous area in Chicago. Quite a difference!
ike from chi

Gary, IN

#17 Apr 22, 2009
hey tiff
ike from chi

Gary, IN

#18 Apr 22, 2009
Chris Carr wrote:
<quoted text>
Oak Lawn is far from a poor neighborhood! Its actually quite nice in most parts. Rose grew up in Englewood which is arguably the most dangerous area in Chicago. Quite a difference!
hey man she is dense, dont know her hole from her apetite. nothing she says hold water. im glad you told her because i was going to let her have it
Tiffany

United States

#19 Apr 22, 2009
Ike please,you was'nt gonna do sh!t,who the hell are you?
Max

United States

#20 Apr 22, 2009
Jack M wrote:
Brenda Rose is the Bull's MVP. Takes a strong, good women to keep a kid in line like that. Good job, Brenda. I tip my hat to you. Got yourself a fine young man there!
Signed, "Dad of an almost 16 year-old boy"
PS: Tell his brothers to keep up the good work also!!!
True
Gtfooh

Redford, MI

#21 Apr 22, 2009
What ever became of the tool who refered to Rose as Dandilion?

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