Derrick Rose is one of the most popular and recognizable NBA players in the world. He has a great reputation for being a true gentleman and is known to be an excellent teammate.
Born and raised in Chicago, he has a large heart for helping people. He donates money to help children attend school and also pays for funerals of his fellow citizens.
The young Rose was a star in his hometown basketball league. He won a state championship in high school and became an above average defender as well. He was also named an All-Star in his first year in the NBA.
During his career, he has been with four different teams. He has played for the Boston Celtics, the New York Knicks, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Toronto Raptors.
He has been injured in the past, but he has always come back to play again. He is currently playing for the Detroit Pistons and has a great record.
When he plays, he has a trademark rush to the hoop. He is a good shot guard and he is also an exceptional rebounder.
Besides his basketball skills, Rose is also very kind to his teammates and doesn’t back down from any challenge. He is also known to be a very humble person.
In his interview with Nick DePaula, he discussed his $400,000 “Rose Scholars” scholarship that helps fund high school students go to college. He also mentioned his $1 million donation to the “After School Matters” program in Chicago that gives inner city children activities to do after school.