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Derrick Rose | Guard | #25

Team: New York Knicks
Age / DOB:  (28) / 10/4/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 190
College: Memphis
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (1) / CHI
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Derrick Rose's agent, B.J. Armstrong, said he hopes to meet with the Knicks before free agency begins on July 1.
Armstrong said a couple weeks ago that his client wants to stay in New York and his stance hasn't changed. The Knicks drafted their point guard of the future in Frank Ntilikina, but he's only 18 years old and will need time to develop. Rose is expected to draw interest from at least two other teams in the Spurs and Wolves, but his asking price has reportedly dropped to the $10 million-$12 million range per year. He is reportedly 100 percent after undergoing a left knee arthroscopy back in April and will enter the 2017-18 season at full strength. Jun 25 - 9:31 AM
Source: NY Post

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Derrick Rose's agent, B.J. Armstrong, said his client wants to re-sign with the Knicks.

"Derrick loves New York and wants to be there," Armstrong said. "We've expressed that to them and been very consistent about it. Whether it happens is on them; all we can do is be clear." It's not clear if the interest is mutual, but Armstrong hinted that Rose would also be willing to take a pay cut to stay in New York. If the Knicks can address their point guard position with the No. 8 pick in the draft, it's hard to imagine them bringing Rose back. On a side note, Rose is reportedly "healthy and working out" after undergoing a left knee arthroscopy back in April.
Jun 15 - 12:54 PM

The Timberwolves are reportedly interested in pursuing Derrick Rose as an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

There were a lot of rumors flying around during the trade deadline that the Wolves were interested in trading away Ricky Rubio in a package that would net them Rose, so it does appear that Tom Thibodeau has a clear interest in reuniting with his former point guard. If Rose does wind up wearing a Timberwolves jersey next season, that would likely queue the end of Rubio's run in Minnesota.
Source: ESPN
May 24 - 1:03 PM

President Phil Jackson said Derrick Rose told him he'd like to return to the Knicks and Rose wants a chance to redeem himself.

It looks like Jackson wants to bring back Rose and try to trade Melo, which shows just how differently he's thinking compared other successful NBA front office execs in 2017. Chances are some team is going to overpay for Rose this summer.
Apr 14 - 3:13 PM

Derrick Rose said he would "love" to stay in New York, but will explore all possibilities in free agency.

Rose had a better than expected season in 2016-17, but underwent surgery to repair a torn medial meniscus earlier this month, so he will likely have a difficult time finding suitors willing to offer a long-term deal for significant money. Rose may have to settle for a shorter "make good" contract this summer. Coach Jeff Hornacek has said recently that the Knicks would consider bringing him back.
Apr 14 - 1:18 PM

Derrick Rose (knee) underwent a left knee arthroscopy for a medial meniscus tear on Wednesday.

He is expected to make a full recovery and will begin basketball activities in 3-6 weeks. Rose had some problems with his left knee this season, and this is the same knee that needed an ACL repair -- he also tore a meniscus in his right knee.
Apr 5 - 2:28 PM

Derrick Rose suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee and has been ruled out for the remainder of the season.

Unreal. Coach Jeff Hornacek recently said he was hopeful to have Rose back in the lineup soon, so it sounds like this diagnosis caught the Knicks by surprise. This injury will require arthroscopic surgery (his fourth knee surgery) at the worst possible time as he's set to hit free agency this summer. The surgery will be scheduled in the near future and his recovery time is expected to be 6-8 weeks. Ron Baker and Chasson Randle will handle the PG duties the rest of the way.
Apr 2 - 1:03 PM

Derrick Rose (sore left knee) will not play on Sunday vs. the Celtics.

It's not a lock that we will see Rose again this season. Ron Baker has been getting the bulk of the PG minutes lately, but he's just a low-end option in deeper formats. Chasson Randle will play a handful of minutes off the bench.
Apr 2 - 11:21 AM

Derrick Rose (sore left knee) will not play Friday vs. Miami.

This is the second straight game Rose has missed due to the knee issue. Ron Baker started at point guard on Wednesday and logged a game-high 40 minutes, but wasn't overly productive (six points, five boards and three assists). Chasson Randle played 21 minutes off the bench on Wednesday.
Mar 31 - 6:42 PM

Derrick Rose (sore left knee) will be a game-time decision for Friday night's matchup with Miami.

Coach Jeff Hornacek said that both Rose and Carmelo Anthony (back) will "try to go at shootaround and see how they feel." If Rose, who also missed Wednesday's game due to the knee injury, is unable to play Friday, Ron Baker would likely draw another start. Baker played 40 minutes on Wednesday, finishing with six points, five boards and three assists. Chasson Randle also logged 21 minutes on Wednesday.
Mar 31 - 11:02 AM

Derrick Rose (sore left knee) will not play against the Heat on Wednesday.

This is not the same injury as his sore foot from over the weekend and Rose has a litany of knee injuries, so this could be a multiple-game absence. He'll be too risky to own in fantasy the rest of the way. We'll see plenty of Ron Baker in the starting lineup while Chasson Randle backs him up. Neither are great fantasy options.

RotoGrinders.com Daily Slant: With Rose and Thomas off the floor this season, Carmelo Anthony leads the Knicks with a 37.9% usage rate, a massive 6.7% bump from his season total. There has been some talk about the Knicks easing up on Melo down the stretch run, but he appears to be a full go this evening. We should also see Ron Baker pick up extra court time, although he's not all that appealing with Melo and Porzingis still active.
Mar 29 - 5:52 PM

Derrick Rose is not being listed as a starter in the game notes for Wednesday's matchup with Miami.

The game notes list Ron Baker as New York's starting point guard, but it's worth pointing out that the game notes are notoriously unreliable, and this report is stemming from Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinal and not a New York beat reporter. We should have a better idea on Rose's status following Wednesday morning's shootaround, but if both he and Carmelo Anthony are indeed rested on Wednesday night, Kristaps Porzingis would see a nice uptick in usage.

Derrick Rose finished with 27 points, six assists, four rebounds and a steal with zero turnovers over 33 minutes in Monday's 109-95 win against the Pistons.

Rose has looked good in two outings since resting his ailing foot, averaging 25.5 points with 5.5 assists and 4.5 rebounds while hitting 22 of his 39 field goal attempts. The point guard is always a possibility to rest down the stretch, especially with the Knicks all but eliminated from the race for a playoff spot. Tread lightly.
Mar 27 - 10:51 PM

Derrick Rose (foot) scored 24 points with five rebounds, five assists and one turnover against the Spurs on Saturday.

Considering he had Kawhi Leonard on him quite a bit during this game, this is a positive for Rose. His sore foot that kept him out for the last game looked like a non-issue, as well. There's always risk of Rose resting and he usually doesn't play when he's banged up, so he'll be a tough player to rely on the rest of the way, especially because the Knicks will likely be eliminated from the postseason on Monday. Start him at your own risk with four games next week.
Mar 25 - 11:16 PM

Derrick Rose, Courtney Lee, Mindaugas Kuzminskas, Kristaps Porzingis and Willy Hernangomez will start against the Spurs on Saturday.

It sounds like Rose should be fine, but we'll see how long the he lasts in what is shaping up to be a blowout.
Mar 25 - 8:26 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Frank Ntilikina
2Derrick Rose
3Ron Baker
4Chasson Randle
5Sasha Vujacic
SG1Courtney Lee
2Justin Holiday
SF1Carmelo Anthony
2Lance Thomas
PF1Kristaps Porzingis
2Mindaugas Kuzminskas
3Maurice Ndour
C1Joakim Noah
2Willy Hernangomez
3Kyle O'Quinn
4Marshall Plumlee