Derrick Martell Rose born October 4, 1988 is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association NBA.
Born in Chicago, Rose learned the game of basketball from his three older brothers.
Rose accepted a scholarship to play for the University of Memphis Tigers under John Calipari, who recruited him after seeing the high school-er play in an AAU game. Strong efforts were made by Indiana University and in-state University of Illinois to sign Rose to their own programs.
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