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The Life of Derrick Rose

  • Born in Chicago, IL

    Born in Chicago, IL
    Born in Shy town USA
  • First State Championship

    First State Championship
    Had 25 points, and many crowd pleasing dunks
  • Second State Championship

    Second State Championship
    Was fifth best prospect, Had 28 points in State Chapionship game
  • Went to college at the University of Memphis

    Went to college at the University of Memphis
    Attended the University of Memphis Tennessee
  • National Championship

    National Championship
    Derrick Rose lead the tigers to there first ever national championship, but fell short 75-68 in overtime to the Kansas Jayhawks.
  • Best

    Rose was named the decade's third greatest high school point guard by ESPN RISE magazine behind Chris Paul and T.J. Ford
  • Playoffs

    Derrick Rose recorded 36 points, tying Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's NBA record for points scored by a rookie in his playoff debut set 1970, 11 assists, and 4 rebounds as the Bulls prevailed in a 105–103 overtime win on the road.[
  • Professional

    Derrick Rose was drafted number 1 the the Chicago bulls, his hometown, an unlikely event considering that Chicago had only a 1.7% chance of capturing the top pick in the draft lottery held that past May.
  • 09-10 season opener

    09-10 season opener
    On October 30, 2010, in only the Bulls' second game of the season, Rose tied his career high 39 points in a 101–91 win against the Detroit Pistons. Two days after, Rose contributed 13 assists, helping Luol Deng score his career high 40 points in a win against the Portland Trail Blazers.
  • FIBA world championship

    FIBA world championship
    Invited and agreed to play for the United States men's national basketball team in the 2010 FIBA World Championship.