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Derrick Rose wears ‘I can’t breathe’ t-shirt in solidarity with Eric Garner protesters

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:16 pm December 8, 2014 Chicago Bulls player Derrick Rose made one of the biggest social statements of his professional career by wearing an “I Can’t Breathe” shirt while warming up before a game in solidarity with Eric Garner protesters. While Rose did not make any verbal statements about a New York […]

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NBA star Derrick Rose donates $1 million to After School Matters program

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:13 am September 24, 2014 Teens in Chicago’s After School Matters program will get a boost from the NBA’s Derrick Rose. The MVP and three-time Chicago Bulls All-Star is donating $1 million to the Chicago-based non-profit organization which is devoted to providing “innovative out-of-school programs for teenagers.”

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Despite consistent injuries, Derrick Rose vows to never stop playing basketball

By BYP @blackyouthproj 4:01 pm December 5, 2013 All eyes have been on Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose since his days at Simeon Vocational Career Academy. He made history as the NBA’s youngest most valuable player ever. But it’s Rose’s injuries that have kept him in the spotlight in recent months. The latest one happened […]

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Bulls’ Derrick Rose knee surgery successful, out for rest of season

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:07 pm November 25, 2013 After missing the entire 2012-13 season due to an ACL tear in his left knee, Chicago Bulls’ point guard Derrick Rose will not play for the rest of this season. Rose suffered a tear in his meniscus during Friday’s loss against the Portland Trail Blazers. He underwent […]

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The Return

TheReturn

By richardtaylor @trulytaylormade 12:05 pm April 17, 2013 Whether you’re from Chicago or a city in Thailand, it’s been pretty hard to miss the growing buzz around #TheReturn of Chicago native Derrick Rose. I have been fascinated by the responses from Derrick Rose fans throughout the world. It seems that many of them are rushing him […]

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Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose Will Pay for Jonylah Watkins’ Funeral

According to reports, Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose has offered to pay for the funeral expenses for Jonylah Watkins, the six-month-old girl who was shot five times earlier this week in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood.

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An Ode to Derrick R.O.S.E.

Very few athletes, or any person in the public eye for that matter, handle themselves with the amount of humility and class that Derrick Rose does. And I for one am so glad that he can be someone who kids look up to. More kids will believe that they can make it. Because he did.

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Thorn

By Summer M. 8:17 am April 30, 2012 Chicago is sad, depressed, in a funk. Our hopes of returning to NBA greatness shattered as Derrick Rose went down with a torn ACL last Saturday, late in the 4th quarter of game 1 of their first round playoff machup. I want to write about something else, but […]

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