After his latest injury Rose can still find hope by looking at these five athletes that have battled back from injuries too.
John Wall beat Rose head-to-head for the first time Friday night, getting 16 points and 12 assists in a 102-86 win over the Chicago Bulls.
While the Wizards lost, 99-91, John Wall and Derrick Rose traded blows like titans, proving their matchup was well worth the nearly three-year wait.
Gilbert Arenas, who’s still getting paid for a contract he signed in 2008 despite not having played since 2012, supports Derrick Rose: “ur worth what someone pays u.”
Derrick Rose “could care less” what people think about him playing it safe on the bench, and Charles Barkley thinks that’s “flat-out stupid.”
Chicago’s Joakim Noah and Wizards newcomer Paul Pierce exchanged minor shoves in the game, Derrick Rose’s first in his latest return to NBA action.
Last season was plagued by injuries to the league’s most noted stars, but this offseason proved to be full of action: the draft, big announcements, players sporting new jerseys, coaching changes and the controversies – just to name a few.
Athletes not only sign big contracts on the field but off the field as well. Most athletes make more money off of their endorsement deals than their actual contract salary.
A photo snapped by a passerby and posted on Twitter showed Rose and his apparent tour guide stopped at a street corner on Constitution Avenue.
Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.