Is Derrick Rose of The Chicago Bulls The Best Player In The NBA?

January 13th, 2011 by Darrell Horwitz Leave a reply »
Seeing as I was the first one to start singing the praises of Derrick Rose before everybody else jumped on the bandwagon, it's time to take it up a notch.

The question used to be who was the best point guard in the NBA, and Rose would always be in the background. You would hear Rajon Rondo of the Celtics, Deron Williams of Utah and Chris Paul of the Hornets.

It's time to end that charade.

That's not the discussion that should involve Rose any longer. The question now: Is there anybody in the NBA as good as Derrick Rose, and as valuable to his team?

Rose was Rookie of the Year in 2009, last year made the All-Star team and this year is one of the early favorites for Most Valuable Player.

He challenged himself with that question before the season started: "Why can't I be the MVP?"

That's why Rose is as good as he is. He is never satisfied with his performance. He is always looking to get better, and putting in the work to accomplish that.

In his rookie season, they said he had no outside shot, so he worked on that and became a dangerous mid-range shooter.

Coming into this sea ...

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