Derrick Rose is the kind of player that makes you just shake your head and think that the world isn’t fair. The man is so good at what he does that he makes it look easy. And when he makes physics defying mid-air moves during a basketball game it makes our lives look pretty dull as a resort. Battling through two years of major injuries and adversities Derrick Rose went from prodigal son to outcast fallen hero. Now it looks like the people of Chicago are back no his side, and for good reason.
Despite being matched up with a Cavaliers team that is missing one of its best players, the Bulls were not expected to compete. The thinking was that LeBron James and Kyrie Irving would simply be too much, just like Dwyane Wade and LeBron James a few years prior. The thinking continued to explain that Derrick Rose just wasn’t the player he used to be, not anymore.
Derrick Rose has already racked up a heavenly buzzer beating three point shot in this series against the Cavaliers, but it might overshadow how effective he has been everywhere else on the court. Coming back from his third knee surgery Rose is averaging 25 points, 7 assists, and 5 rebounds.