Rose! to the Occasion


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Full name is Derrick Martell Rose … son of Brenda Rose … nickname is “Pooh” … has one son, Derrick, Jr. … was one of 25 top rising NBA players who participated in the 2009 USA Basketball Men’s National Team mini-camp … was an early-entry candidate for the 2008 NBA Draft … was a member of the USA Basketball Junior National Select Team that defeated the World Select Team at the 2007 Nike Hoop Summit held in Memphis, Tenn. … rated the nation’s top high school point guard as a junior, and again his senior season … named to the USA Today 2007 All-USA Team (First Team) … selected to the 2007 Parade Magazine All-America Team; it was the third year in a row that he was named to one of Parade’s All-America squads (2005 Third Team; 2006 Fourth Team) … named 2007 Illinois Mr. Basketball by the Chicago Tribune … a two-time Illinois All-State selection (2006, 2007) … led Simeon Career Academy to a 33-2 record and the Illinois Class AA Championship in 2007 … his senior year he averaged 25.2 ppg, 9.1 rpg, 8.8 apg and 3.40 spg and shot .590 from the field … scored just two points in the title game, but had eight assists and seven boards in the 77-54 win over O’Fallon … helped Simeon become the first Chicago Public League team to win back-to-back state titles in Illinois prep history

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Dimensions 18 × 24 in